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New Faces in Lebanon Promotion

Missouri State Outreach’s Marketing and Promotions office has been working with Lebanon’s new interim site coordinator, Gib Adkins, to promote changes happening on the OTC Lebanon campus.

Missouri State Outreach is expanding it’s student support services to include extended office hours, one-on-one academic advisement, registration and financial aid assistance provided by Jonathan Talley every other Wednesday. Additional seated classes, delivered by educators in the community, have been added. In addition, Gary Iman has brought the communications program to Lebanon this fall.

 

Flyer

The 8.5 x 11 double-sided flyer below was developed to be handed out in the community introducing prospective students to the new faculty (teaching seated and/or blended classes) and to the new communications program available. This flyer also outlined the expanded student services available.

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Table Tents

Four table tents were developed for the common area at the OTC Lebanon Center. One side features Gib Adkins and the other side features each of the new faculty members. An example is below:

Front side of table tent (below)

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Back side of table tent (below)

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Monitor Artwork

The following artwork below can be seen on the monitors in the common area at the OTC Lebanon Center as well.

Lebanon New Faces Monitor Artwork

 

YouTube Video

A YouTube video, shared on the Lebanon site, was developed by Gary Iman announcing the changes.

Also under development / consideration is:

  • Pole banners and outdoor/indoor signage
  • Availability of Bear Wear, bumper stickers for Lebanon students
  • MSU supporters (area business) program
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MOCRA Winners Present at Showcase

The four winners of the Master Online Course Recognition Award presented at the 29th Showcase for Teaching and Learning August 13,  2014. They discussed how the award impacted their awareness of best practices in various teaching disciplines.

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The past winners of the Master Online Recognition Award:

Eric Nelson 2010 (far right) – CHPA — History

Caryn Saxon 2013 (next on right) – CHPA — Criminology

Stan Leasure 2012 (next to Caryn) – COB – Finance and General Business

Brett Garland 2011 (far left) – CHPA  — Criminology

 

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Brett Garland speaking to the audience during the panel discussion.

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Missouri State’s First Ever MOOCs Promoted

Working collaboratively with Missouri State Open Course Coordinator, Lacey Geiger, Missouri State Outreach Marketing and Promotions recently created a number of promotional items announcing the University’s first ever MOOCs.

Postcards

30,000 postcards, printed front and back, measuring 4×6 were produced and will be distributed to the following events:

700 of these postcards will be combined with posters of each event (below) and mailed to senior centers (activity directors) within Missouri.

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MOOCsPCIngalls

Posters/Flyers

11×14 posters, representing each MOOC, were given to the Greene County Public Libraries for display. 700 8.5 x 11 flyers will be mailed, with postcards above, to senior centers (for activity directors) within Missouri.

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Email Marketing

Email marketing was completed August 21st, with messages going out to recent Missouri State graduates, all majors, for the last three years. Screenshots of the layout/artwork is provided below:

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IngallsEmail

 

 

 

 

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Social Media Kit for MOOC: Ozarks History

Ozarks History: Examining an American Culture

Key details

  • What: A Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC). A short, not-for-credit, online course for free. Open to the public – participants do not have to be a registered Missouri State student.
  • When: Starts September 8, 2014; runs for ten weeks. Participants can enroll in the course at any point during the ten weeks.
  • Where: Available online through the Canvas Network at https://www.canvas.net/courses/ozarks-studies
  • Contact person: Lacey Geiger, Open Course Coordinator, at (417) 836-8803 or LaceyGeiger@MissouriState.edu

Share your story!

We want to hear about your experiences! Did you grow up in the Ozarks or visit for vacation? What do you remember as your favorite things about the Ozarks? Are you a lifelong resident? Join us and share your views on a variety of Ozarks topics, from the first populations of the region to modern concerns! We encourage you to join the online conversation leading up to and during the course by posting on Facebook and Twitter and tagging your posts with the official course hashtag #OzarksHistory

Make your post social media savvy

  • Tag the post with the course hashtag #OzarksHistory
  • Whenever possible tag Missouri State Outreach or @missouristate
  • If applicable, tag the post with the Springfield, Missouri, hashtag: #SGF
  • As you participate in the MOOC, consider sharing a quote about your experience.

Facebook

  • Brand your Facebook profile with the cover photo below:

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  • Use customized Facebook sharing photos provided below:

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Sample Facebook post

 Twitter

Images for the new Twitter look

  • For your Twitter account cover photo:

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  • To use as sharing photos:

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Sample tweets:

If you need anything additional, please contact Lacey Geiger at (417) 836-8803 or Valerie Cummings at (417) 836-6664.

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Social Media Kit for MOOC: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Her Work and Writing Life

Key details

  • What: A Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC); A short, not-for-credit, online course for free. Open to the public – participants do not have to be a registered Missouri State student.
  • When: Starts September 22, 2014; runs for eight weeks. Participants can enroll in the course at any point during the eight weeks. Participants will need access to several of Wilder’s books (listed on our site at: http://outreach.missouristate.edu/wilderbooks.htm)
  • Where: Available online through the Canvas Network at https://www.canvas.net/courses/laura-ingalls-wilder
  • Contact person: Lacey Geiger, Open Course Coordinator, at (417) 836-8803 or LaceyGeiger@MissouriState.edu

Share your story!

We want to hear about your experiences! Do you have a personal connection to Wilder? Did you read her novels or watch the television show when you were growing up? Let us know how excited you are about learning more about this amazing local author! We encourage you to join the online conversation leading up to and during the course by posting on Facebook or Twitter and tagging your posts with the official course hashtag #LauraIngallsWilder.

Make your post social media savvy

  • Tag the post with the course hashtag #LauraIngallsWilder
  • Whenever possible tag Missouri State Outreach or @missouristate
  • If applicable, tag the post with the Springfield, Missouri, hashtag: #SGF
  • If you need to provide a link for more information, please link to: www.MissouriState.edu/Wilder

Facebook

  • Brand your Facebook profile with the cover photo below:

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  • A customized Facebook sharing photo is provided below:

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Sample Facebook post

 Twitter

Images for the new Twitter look

  • For your Twitter account cover photo:

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  • To use as a sharing photo:

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Sample tweets:

If you need anything additional, please contact Lacey Geiger at (417) 836-8803 or Valerie Cummings at (417) 836-6664.

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Free Online Course Offered Studying the Work of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Expand your 1870s knowledge through new, free online class!

Enroll now! Course begins September 22.

 

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Summer/Fall 2014 Evening College Plus Campaign Launched

Missouri State Outreach has launched a campaign, running May 1-July 31, for the Evening College Plus program.

Reaching prospective students through:

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Billboards Promoting Classes in Joplin and Online

Starting June 25th Missouri State Outreach will feature billboards in the Joplin area. One board will be located at 24th and south Rangeline facing north. This board will run for two months. The second board, located at 3331 north Rangeline, will also run for two months. A third board will run for one month only (6/25/14-7/25/14) at 7th and Schifferdecker facing east.

FinalMSUJoplinBulletinBoardArt

Creative for boards located on north and south Rangeline.

FinalMSUJoplinPosterArt

Creative for board located at 7th and Schifferdecker.

 

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