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****Welcome to the 3rd Annual Social Media Conference**** #TXSMC13

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Sponsored By: The Texas Social Media Research Institute (@tsmri) - Held at Tarleton State University (Fort Worth, TX) T&D = Training & Development session

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Room 560Room 540 (Google Hangouts Room)Room 550Room 530 (Computer Lab)Hickman 570/TSMRI Headquarters

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8:00 a.m. (check in)Registration (Room 101)

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9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. (Session 1)T&D - 32 Flavors and then Some: Creative Ways to Grow Your Social Media Presence (Presented By: Dr. Carrie Phillips, Arkansas Tech University & Dr. Brent Passmore, University of Central Arkansas)Paper - Twitter in Higher Education: New Pedagogy in Teaching and Learning (Presented By: Krishna Bista, University of Louisiana at Monroe) & Paper - Applying Lessons from Social Media to Online Learning (Presented By: Vicky V. Johnson, Tarleton State University)Panel - Interpersonal Communication in a Social Media World: How social media is changing the ritual of communication. (Presented By: Dr. Janet Johnson, Melissa Hernandez-Katz, Dr. Shelley Lane, Jeanne Sluder)T&D - Creating Experiential Learning Using Social Media (Presented By: Robin Bartoletti, Texas Woman's University)Paper - Length Matters: Message Metrics that Result in Higher Levels of Perceived Partner Responsiveness and Changes in Intimacy as Friends Communicate through Social Network Sites (Presented By: Dr. Linda Kramer Freeman, University of Minnesota & Jason Brinkley, East Carolina University)

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10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (Session 2)T&D - Information in the Age of Social Media: An Educational Imperative. (Presented By: Dr. Kelley Cotter, Indiana University of Pennsylvania)Panel - Fostering and Measuring Student Emotional Intelligence Through Google Apps (Presented By - Dr. Stephen Swanson, Dr. Fred Hills, McLennan College)Panel - RFID & Mobile: Insights on Event Efficacy by Measuring from the Inside Out.
(Presented By: Dr. Kim Nimon, University of North Texas; Rick Weldon, President FISH Technologies, LLC; Mike Clow, VP Data & Analytics, FISH Technologies, LLC)
T&D - The best tech tools for creating Twitter content. (Presented By - Paige Alfonzo, University of Mary-Hardin Baylor)Agency Office Hours - Social Media Engagement: Content Creation and Curation

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11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Session 3)T&D - Contests, Prizes, & Social Media. Oh, My! The Ins and Outs of a Social Media Contest (Christy Singleton & Crystal Money, Tarleton State University)Paper - Social Media Policies in Organizations of Higher Learning (Presented By: Olga Koz, Colorado Technical University) & Paper - Texas Motorcyclists and Their Use of Social Media (Presented By: Randy McCamey, Tarleton State University)Panel - Social Media in Higher Education (Presented By: Dr. Anthony Edwards, Dr. Sarah Maben, Dr. Credence Baker, Dr. Jennifer T. Edwards - Texas Social Media Research Institute)T&D - Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant (Richard Leslie & Stephen Swanson, McLennan Community College)Agency Office Hours - Social Media Account Management

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12:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (Session 4) - Keynote (Room 101)LUNCH SESSION - "Social Media in the Classroom" - Each Person Will Have FIVE Minutes to Talk about Their Idea!ROOM 101 (Downstairs) - Lunch Keynote - Andrea Duffie (Online Media Coordinator) - Botanical Research Institute of Texas - http://www.brit.org/LUNCH SESSION - "Social Media Engagement Strategies for Twitter and Facebook" - Each Person Will Have FIVE Minutes to Talk about his/her Idea!

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1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. (Session 5)T&D - Foursquare and Your Business (Presented By: Hannah Miller, Texas A&M University - TSMRI Alumna)Paper - Interpersonal (Re) Relating: The Experience of Refriending Online and Beyond (Presented By - Paul Stafford, Tarleton State University) & Paper - Investigating social media uses to promote rural tourism (Dr. Barbara Ruth Burke & Fan Yang, University of Minnesota, Morris)Panel - Has The Generation Gap Been Bridged? (Presented By - Elaine Smith, Tarleton State University)T&D - Wufoo - The Online Form Builder (Presented By - Monica De Los Santos, University of North Texas)Agency Office Hours - Social Media Research & Marketing

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2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. (Session 6)T&D - Shared blogs: Enhancing connections, strengthening community within groups (Presented By: Dr. Lora Helvie-Mason, Tarleton State University & TSMRI Fellow)Paper - Transformation from hobby to small business: A case study of Internet and social media utilization (Presented By - Mitzi Lewis, Midwestern State University) & Paper - Going Anti-Social: Why Early Adopters Have Changed Course on Social Media Use (Matt MacVeigh, University of North Texas)Paper - Social Media in the Classroom: Strategies for Faculty Training and Use (Presented By: Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, Abilene Christian University) & Paper - Objectivity in Twitter Usage Among Legacy Media and New Media (Presented By: Kay L. Colley, Texas Wesleyan University)T&D - Twitter as Outreach or "Is There Anyone Out There?" (Presented By - Yvonne Mulhern, Tarleton State University & TSMRI)Paper - Using Social Media Creatively, Strategically, and Ethically to Recruit Research Participants from Hard-to-Reach Populations (Presented By - Laurie Phillips, University of Oregon)

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3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. (Session 7)T&D - SCVNGR (Similar to Foursquare) - What Not To Do (Presented By - Monica De Los Santos, University of North Texas)Panel - Examining Learning Outcomes for Research, Ethics and Critical Thinking using Flickr, Twitter and LinkedIn (Presented By - Terri Cummings, Kay Colley, & Carol Johnson - Texas Wesleyan University)T&D - Integrating Social Media into your Blended or Online Course (Presented By - Dr. Anthony Edwards and Nathalie Jones)Panel - Using Social Media to Foster Digital Literacy (Presented By - Dr. Richard Leslie, Dr. Fred Hills, McLennan College)Agency Office Hours - Social Media for Teaching and Learning

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4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Happy Hour (Room 101) Nothing Bundt Cakes & Go Picnic Happy Hour (Door Prizes - iPod Touch, Gift Certificates, etc.)

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