So let's talk strategy to get moving - as Gen Z becomes college-aged, establishing a meaningful presence on social media has never been more important for higher education programs. Students want nimble and rapid information. This generation is more visually literate than any generation before - After all, they cut rectangles out of the world (make photographs) hourly. They view more pictures before they leave bed than a student in any other generation did in a whole day or maybe a week. Like it or not, we need to bend to their world, not vice-versa. Our students socialize, learn, work, and build identities in this networked world.
TO BE CONTINUED IN PART 2
Examples of using social media to foster campus community by discipline:
Examples of using social media to foster community between our students and a larger community:
These posts are examples of Virtual Guest Critiques by photography professionals like UCSD Professor Scott B. Davis and Guggenheim Fellow Cheryle St.Onge, where our students get outside guidance and insights from industry professionals.
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