Mat Wright (with Dr. Janni Aragon)
Session Title: Education and Social Media in the Classroom
This presentation will offer the attendee to learn about the effective use of Social Media Platforms and apps in the classroom. The workshop will be geared for the beginner user. I will share assignments and my experiences with different social media platforms/assignments in various courses that I’ve taught at UVIC. This presentation will be useful to others outside of education.
About the Speaker:
Mat Wright began his career in Belgium, founder and partner in the innovative online travel marketing company Hostels of Europe, and advising airlines, tourism bureaus and governments. Returning to Vitoria in 2005 he started the Wright Result, specializing in integrating digital and social media with marketing and communications for business organizations. His interest in politics has lead to communication director and advisor for Keith Martin MP, the Federal Liberal Party, Green party of BC and a regular contributor on radio and TV. Mat is co-founder of #YYJchat, a weekly tweet chat focusing on issues in Greater Victoria.
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