Online Everything: Reaching Students Using Social Media and New Technologies Engage Indiana
Devan Fox Graduate Assistant-Intramural Sports, Indiana State University Ben Peak Assistant Director-Informal Sports, Ball State University Eric Kammeyer Assistant Director-Intramural and Club Sports, Butler University
Key features of imleagues: Completely free On-line registration/payment Easy scheduling Participation statistics Referee scheduler option Mass text/email option League settings One day events Surveys
Challenges with imleagues: All students must create a profile through imleagues Transferring enrollment uploads from the University to imleagues How to manage team payments Getting the older student population to buy into the program
4 Major uses: Club sports Free if hosted by university, theme options, credibility/recruitment, Yr-Yr access Committees/associations/councils (IRSA) Easy editing, landing site, email reduction, historical record keeping Personal Portfolios Self promotion, personal integration Small Business Website feel, SEO features, integrates your marketing, no html necessary Lets take a closer lookat Wordpress.
4 Major uses: imleagues Access, Updating scores, forms/contact lists, E-form collection Paperless Use of Google Docs Surveys Instantaneous Feedback +Opportunities lost Clock in/out May need 3G depending on wireless network Pics/video, Weather Radar, Contact lists
Pitfalls of iPads: Building Hours Battery Life Front time to build the documents/database Internet Signal Potential Weather Issues Additional Costs for cases We work in a Rec Center!
Why Use Video? Video highlights for programs Purdue, Butler, Ball State, IU Training (IM, Facilities) +Game Stations (IU) Video Highlights for your website Top Play of the Week Top Fitness Move of the Week Promo Pieces Security +Big Brother? Who is using what? Adobe Movie Maker iMovie
Brief strategies of social media Facebook Butler, Ball State, Notre Dame, IU, Purdue, IU South Bend, Indiana State University +Contests (# of likes), pics, updates, early promotions Twitter Butler, IU, Purdue +Quick alerts to landing page or pics of programs Youtube Notre Dame, IU, Purdue, Butler, Ball State +Example: BattleshipBattleship
What are some other techy things people are doing? QR codes: quick access to sites, game with patrons Butler University Orgsync: club organization and promotion Indiana State University Mail Chimp: strategic marketing email marketing University of Notre Dame Butler University Want more info on anything discussed today?