July 14, 2016
8:30 – 9:20
- Academic and Social engagement promotes college succes
- Social connections lead to social and emotional support
- Great involvement in educational activities and learning
- Provide support program
- Promote student learning and development
The plan a Virtual Student Union
- Support for successful online learning
- Easy to find resources
- Connecting learners to TROY
- Positive educational experience
- Social Engagement
*Trojan Cafe shows up as a course for all students.
- Course entry page is web embed with highlights, dates/calendar and headlines. Articles that are relevant to students: preparing for grad school, how to budget, dealing with tragedy (orlando)).
- Online contests and giveaways.
- Student forums: General chat, textbook exchange, contests and giveaways, military student room, how can we help?
- Robust Resource site (html again) blackboard tutorials, online writing center, advisor, etc….
- HTML pages through course to promote engagement (essentially a website within a course)
- Trojan cafe course pages are HTML Blackboard Content Management System (CMS) Web folder URL. Blackboard Course Created (URL button added), pages designed in adobe muse, webpaged saved as html