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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Teens, Tweens and Social Networking

Thanks to Tessa Michaelson Schmidt for sharing this FREE and RELEVANT webinar opportunity!  If you are planning to attend our excellent workshop about Futureproofing your library that morning, don't worry if you can't get back to your library in time, the session will be archived!

Title:  Teens, Tweens and Social Networking

Presenter:  Laura Solomon

Format:  Webinar

Date:  Thursday, September 13, 2012

Start Time:          12 Noon Pacific
1PM Mountain
2PM Central
3PM Eastern

This webinar will last approximately one hour. Webinars are free of charge.  Please note: we have changed hosting services fromWebEx to Adobe Connect, so we advise you to test your browser before the webinar: http://intesolv.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm .  For more webinar tips, see: http://infopeople.org/webinar/tips.

For more information and to participate in the Thursday, September 13, 2012 webinar, go to http://infopeople.org/training/teens-tweens-social-networking.

We often have assumptions about how teens and tweens use the Internet.

·         Are those assumptions true?
·         Are teens interested or concerned about their online privacy? 
·         What kind(s) of social media should your library use?

Learn the answers to these questions and many more, as well as discovering if your library can effectively engage (or not) with young people in social media. 

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

·         Know which social media tools are currently popular with teens and why
·         Be able to name at least two methods by which teen control their online privacy
·         Understand how many teens use cell phone and how libraries may be able to integrate them into programming
·         Be able to list at least one major obstacle to connecting with teens on social networks

This webinar will be of interest to library staff who work with teens and youth, as well as those responsible for library social media work.

If you are unable to attend the live event, you can access the archived version the day following the webinar.  Check our archive listing at:  http://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar/archived


1 comment:

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