Short Stories: Building a narrative with social media

3 one hour sessions

May 6, 13 and 20

Noon – 1 PM

120 Mann Library

During these informal sessions we’ll work together to create short stories using a variety of tools and technologies. We’ll also explore how to take advantage of the power of social media as a tool for both creation and promotion.

The challenge is how to craft small narratives with meaning and impact using social media.

The goal of these sessions is to help you begin to re-imagine, re-tell, reconsider and reconstruct the public narrative of Extension at work using social media. These

Each session will build upon the previous, working through the process of creating a public narrative

This slideset offers a glimpse at the approach and some of the tools we’ll use for these sessions

Prior experience with social media is not necessary

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These sessions will be facilitated by Paul Treadwell of Cornell Cooperative Extension Administration. Paul has been facilitating trainings on social media for 5 years and has worked with 4-H youth, and others, on digital storytelling projects related to Cooperative Extension. He recently piloted a short version of this session at the Kettering Foundation as part of the Extension Reconsidered project.

These sessions are being given as part of the Extension Reconsidered at CCE project.

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