University of Bath

An introduction to using social media

This is a foundation level course aimed at staff wanting an introductory guide to using social media.

2 May 201910.00am
to
2 May 20192.00pm
Free
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Learn how to use social media

This is a foundation level course for those wanting an introductory guide to using social media. Led by Tom Mason, the University’s Social Media Manager in the Department of Marketing & Communications, the session will provide you with a beginner’s guide to using sites like Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to support your work at the University.

These sessions will focus on equipping you with the expertise and confidence to use social media to support your work. It will offer actionable social media skills which you can apply to your roles.

This session will introduce a variety of online platforms with tutorials on how to publish content. You will learn how to use social media sites to engage with a relevant audiences and be confident in your online interactions.

By the end of the session, you will be aware of: An understanding of what social media platforms are available and how to set up a profile; Knowledge of how to use different social media platforms; An understanding of the time required to manage social media; The confidence to use social media; An awareness of the support for social media available from the University.