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Social Media Kit for MOOC: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Exploring Her Work and Writing Life — The Later Years

Key Details

  • What: A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). A short, not-for-credit, online course for free. Open to the public – participants do not have to be registered Missouri State students.
  • When: Starts April 6, 2015: runs for eight weeks. Participants can enroll in the course at any point during the eight weeks.
  • Where: Enroll now through the Canvas Network.
  • Contact person: Lacey Geiger, Open Course Coordinator, at (417) 836-8803 or LaceyGeiger@MissouriState.edu

Share your story!

We want to hear about your experience! We encourage you to join the online conversation leading up to and during the course by posting on Facebook or Twitter and tagging your photos with the official course hashtag #WilderLaterYears

Make your post social media savvy

  • Tag the post with the course hashtag #WilderLaterYears
  • 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:

Twitter cover photo for Wilder: The Later Years

Use the customized Facebook sharing photo provided below:

LIWLaterYearsFBSharePhoto398x296

Sample Facebook post

  • FREE online course exploring the work of Laura Ingalls Wilder created in her later years. Begins April 6, 2015! www.MissouriState.edu/Wilder
  • Enroll now in this FREE, not-for-credit, online course featuring the later writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder. www.MissouriState.edu/Wilder

Twitter

For your Twitter account cover photo:

Twitter cover photo for Wilder: The Later Years

To use as a sharing photo:

Wilder Later Years: Twitter avatar

Sample Tweets

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

This social media kit was created by Valerie Cummings and originally posted to the Missouri State Outreach blog

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Missouri State seeks full-time videographer/editor

Photographic lenses front view

Missouri State University is accepting applications for a videographer/editor for marketing and communications.

Responsibilities

  • Organizes, records and edits video productions to achieve the desired promotional objectives
  • Functions occasionally as producer and/or director on video projects by evaluating project objectives and target audience, operating within program format and content to attain desired goals and staying within budget, time and facility limitations
  • Interacts with writers, graphic designers, production crews and other participants involved in multiple productions
  • Supports and coordinates with the office of Web and new media and ensures that the online media sites are organized, up-to-date and meeting audience needs and client objectives

Salary

$30,812-41,818 annually. Pay grade: 42.

Superior benefits

Group health insurance, life insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, wellness programs and professional development opportunities. Learn more about benefits.

Required qualifications and application procedures

Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability employer and institution.

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Web server maintenance scheduled after 9:00 PM Wednesday

A brief interruption of service for several websites is scheduled between 9:00 and 10:00 PM CDT Wednesday, January 21st.  This interruption of service is necessary in order to install operating system updates.  Some of the websites affected include:

 

accreditation.missouristate.edu

apps.missouristate.edu

architect.missouristate.edu

associations.missouristate.edu

blogs.missouristate.edu

coal.missouristate.edu

computerservices.missouristate.edu

courses.missouristate.edu

csii.missouristate.edu

delawaretown.missouristate.edu

design.missouristate.edu

dss.missouristate.edu

eat4health.missouristate.edu

economicresarch.missouristate.edu

ejournal.missouristate.edu

golead.missouristate.edu

jvic.missouristate.edu

ksmu.missouristate.edu

live.missouristate.edu

magazine.missouristate.edu

mapdrivemanager.missouristate.edu

maxhunter.missouristate.edu

mmp.missouristate.edu

mru.missouristate.edu

mtngrv.missouristate.edu

news.missouristate.edu

optv.missouristate.edu

organizations.missouristate.edu

ozarksstudies.missouristate.edu

ozarkswatch.missouristate.edu

people.missouristate.edu

plans.missouristate.edu

privacy.missouristate.edu

rha.missouristate.edu

rhsoc-d.missouristate.edu

search.missouristate.edu

services.missouristate.edu

sga.missouristate.edu

smcog.missouristate.edu

summer.missouristate.edu

template.missouristate.edu

tenttheatre.missouristate.edu

theatreanddance.missouristate.edu

voicemail.missouristate.edu

webdav.missouristate.edu

webpress.missouristate.edu

wordnorms.missouristate.edu

wsdev.missouristate.edu

www.missouristatetix.com

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BearWear returns to homepage mid-January

Friends pose with Boomer in front of Plaster StadiumTo celebrate the BearWear Friday tradition, the Missouri State homepage features photos of students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members in BearWear each Friday.

Due to continuing changes to the homepage with the new mobile-adaptive design, the BearWear Friday photo feature will be on hold until mid-January.

Keep sending your photos

Please continue submitting your BearWear photos for inclusion in this spirited project. We look forward to showcasing your maroon and white travel snapshots, family pictures and Instagramed selfies again soon.

You may submit BearWear Friday pictures on the Go Maroon website.

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Mobile-adaptive homepage debuts

In response to the demand for websites that can be readily consumed via smartphones and tablets, the homepage for MissouriState.edu has transitioned to a mobile-adaptive format. In addition to serving mobile consumption, the new format provides a rich, multimedia experience that includes more photo and video and heightened social media integration.

We encourage you to try out the new homepage on your desktop computer, tablet and phone to see how it adapts to different screens.

Access the homepage

Notable enhancements

  • Athletics now has a presence in the top navigation of the website.
  • The main feature area is more prominent, allowing us to spotlight very high-level content in a variety of ways – including photo and video. Color themes will coordinate with each feature’s theme, photography or selected media.
  • All feature areas can now be rotated according to a fluid timeline, one that’s responsive to important Missouri State news and events.
  • The social media activity stream continues to have prominent placement, providing users with real-time snapshots of the Missouri State community.

While the overall structure of the new homepage is established, incremental changes will continue to occur as we keep Missouri State’s Web presence in line with evolving tech trends and user expectations.

Feedback and questions

We invite your feedback. Please send us your thoughts.

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Mobile homepage launches Jan. 4

New homepageIn response to the demand for websites that can be readily consumed via smartphones and tablets, the homepage for MissouriState.edu is transitioning to a mobile-adaptive format. In addition to serving mobile consumption, the new format provides a rich, multimedia experience that includes more photo and video and heightened social media integration.

Missouri State’s mobile homepage will officially launch on Jan. 4, 2015. You have the opportunity to preview it now. Please note that the website looks different when you access it on your desktop, mobile phone and tablet.

Notable enhancements

This preview version features sample content and is an accurate representation of the new design’s tone, look and functionality.

  • Athletics now has a presence in the top navigation of the website.
  • The main feature area is more prominent, allowing us to spotlight very high-level content in a variety of ways – including photo and video.
  • All feature areas can now be rotated according to a fluid timeline, one that’s responsive to important Missouri State news and events.
  • The social media activity stream continues to have prominent placement, providing users with real-time snapshots of the Missouri State community.

While the overall structure of the new homepage is established, incremental changes will continue to occur as we keep Missouri State’s Web presence in line with evolving tech trends and user expectations.

Feedback and questions

We invite your feedback. Please send us your thoughts.

We look forward to launching on Jan. 4!

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