Spring19 – Hootsuite certification extra credit

You may receive 10 extra-credit bonus points if you complete the free Hootsuite Platform Training and pass the Hootsuite Platform Certification exam (score of 75% or better) before Monday, May 6.

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Spring19 – Strategy and Critique Part 2

Description

The two-part Social Media Strategy and Critique assignment asks you to research an organization’s social media content and intended audience, evaluate its social media presence and make suggestions for improvement.

In Part 2, due Monday, May 6, you will evaluate the organization’s usage of two social media platforms, compose a memo to the organization suggesting ways in which it can improve its social media presence, and create some sample social media content for the organization.

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Spring19 – Challenge 6 (Instagram)

This challenge must be completed and the video uploaded no later than 5 p.m. Friday, April 19.

Description

You will create a mock Instagram Story containing a sequence of photos and videos with accompanying text to promote or publicize some aspect of the Communication/Journalism Department. Assume that you are posting to the C/J Department’s Instagram account.

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Spring19 – If you’re having WordPress toolbar troubles

For those of you who were having trouble in class seeing all of the buttons in the WordPress toolbar, I think I’ve figured out the problem. WordPress appears to be phasing in a new text editor called the “block editor.” It has a different look and feel. You need to restore the old classic editor. Here’s how:

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Spring19 – Challenge 4 (Blogging #2)

This challenge is due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 20.

Description

For this challenge, you will create a blog post with a search engine optimized headline. The blog post must include at least one hyperlink, an appropriate image (one that does not violate copyright laws and is properly credited), at least two subheads, bullet points and a call to action.

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Spring19 – Strategy and Critique Part 1

Description

NOTE: This assignment is now due Wednesday, April 10, which is an extension from the original dateline.

The two-part Social Media Strategy and Critique assignment asks you to research an organization’s social media content and intended audience, evaluate its social media presence and make suggestions for improvement.

In Part 1, due Wednesday, April 10, you will research the organization and its audience, create a buyer (audience) persona, interview a member of the organization who is familiar with its social media usage, and conduct a social media audit.

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