Print

Print


Good morning Learning Assistance community,

My colleagues and I have used remind.com<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.remind.com_&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=0QxRnaDV7pYf00DEUNfbMnPDOWnjze6swzZeQ_dClxM&e=> to text student leaders (e.g. SI Leaders, Peer Mentors, Tutors, etc.) and students. You can set up groups/classes within the system, so you can send a mass text to everybody in that class or to particular individuals. It’s pretty easy to use, my students appreciated the text reminders, and it also helped keep track of my student roster from semester to semester.

Best,

Timurhan Vengco
Coordinator, Supplemental Instruction<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.csulb.edu_academic-2Dadvising_learning-2Dassistance-2Dcenter_supplemental-2Dinstruction&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=4P4qBKh8PAUrrh_o60OXrZ_qI409WcnjdpEDW2b7Emo&e=>
The Learning Center, SSC-160
California State University, Long Beach
[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
(562) 985-5686
[cid:[log in to unmask]]
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." Muhammad Ali

[igicon]<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.instagram.com_csulb-5Fsi_&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=4LKDSaWsMdXyuQ6-DDWDzdfcX4wNSfl-rj_cu-0yGI0&e=> [fbicon] <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.facebook.com_CSULBSI&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=V-WJqfalFPuz5taOFn6Ph7fwmI1FK5eHbgrgtOqsZPg&e=>  [twittericon] <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__twitter.com_CSULBSI&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=7_LwVkvO2sCSmeQ89AMMy1cy0QE5FX9vjaY-VZwgqt8&e=>


From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Mary Beth Willett
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:26 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [Ext] Can anyone recommend a text service for communicating with students

We use Google Voice to text tutors and tutees. They give us permission to text them when they make a request and when they are hired. We have only had one student say no. The university is adopting Navigate and I'm not sure if texting will be part of the service. Our SSS grant staff used Signalvine but ended up switching to Mongoose.


On Wed, Mar 13, 2019, 8:29 PM Kristen Seldon <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
I am familiar with https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.signalvine.com_&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=5LGp46swAC2Hw2rYzrmAt3Z5FtaQGD-DxHUEptXKCZI&e=<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.signalvine.com_&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=7iTBUuBkxXab31oVq6gq6ofMpTsOB_v8auHSGbrva6k&e=>

They were a part of our online vendor conference - you can register and request access.

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.innovativeeducators.org_collections_free-2Dtraining-2Dinnovative-2Deducators_products_researching-2Dimplementing-2Dassessing-2Donline-2Dstudent-2Dservices-2Dhow-2Dto-2Dwork-2Dwith-2Dvendors-2Dto-2Dprovide-2Dequitable-2Dessential-2Dservices&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=1J2e9jR_GKHwwUFR8UisM04gUIPXGMjYW6sebhFkAgs&e=<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.innovativeeducators.org_collections_free-2Dtraining-2Dinnovative-2Deducators_products_researching-2Dimplementing-2Dassessing-2Donline-2Dstudent-2Dservices-2Dhow-2Dto-2Dwork-2Dwith-2Dvendors-2Dto-2Dprovide-2Dequitable-2Dessential-2Dservices&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=G5k8efcdmm-ach1I1bCyoAvUk4nDn4OxObE4JVvD8M8&e=>

Our newest complimentary course is still available to register for the training.<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.innovativeeducators.org_collections_free-2Dtraining-2Dinnovative-2Deducators_products_complimentary-2Donline-2Dcourse-2Dimplementing-2Dtechnology-2Dto-2Dsupport-2Dengage-2Dfirst-2Dyear-2Dstudents&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=NVg3MB56K1TalUETRXNgc0cYGMwbXixnstaN5NWeWmc&e=>

On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 5:17 PM Karraker, Meigan <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
We use Google Voice to text students individually for various reasons.  It works great!  You can login from any device.  I usually have it open in browser throughout the day for communicating with students.

_____________________________________________________
Meigan Karraker (she/her/hers)
Assistant Director | Academic Success & Disability Services<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.redlands.edu_student-2Dlife_academic-2Dsuccess-2Dand-2Ddisability-2Dservices_academic-2Dsuccess_&d=DwMGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=unVUn8fSmggTNKOv0XAnzbZwctzSBjJkOoTDroTdOHw&s=WqCfObH2X5zdzcoVUnSd825W4ryYQ-ZIVY6LwlMc4F8&e=>
University Advisor | Delta Kappa Psi
Student Development Center | Armacost Library
P) 909.748.8484 | F) 909.335.5297 | E) [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Make an appointment with a tutor<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__redlands.mywconline.com_&d=DwMGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=unVUn8fSmggTNKOv0XAnzbZwctzSBjJkOoTDroTdOHw&s=9pUN1k_-nO58L1irK-O7IiDR0sH3KGQYz_WXd3hofOE&e=>

[::::::01 Logos:University of Redlands:Style 1:Redlands_Style1_RGB.eps]<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.redlands.edu_&d=DwMGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=unVUn8fSmggTNKOv0XAnzbZwctzSBjJkOoTDroTdOHw&s=H94jzX9wkQB9eZw5HJM0fHv65vIuJQZ4IJ1lc75M84w&e=>

1200 East Colton Avenue • PO Box 3080 Redlands, CA • 92373

From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> On Behalf Of Jami S. Rush
Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 1:01 PM
To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [LRNASST-L] [Ext] Can anyone recommend a text service for communicating with students

I’m interested, too! The first thing that came to mind was Google Voice, but I am hesitant to try it out without hearing others experiences. I’m going to look into it some more, but if anybody has used Google Voice or something similar please share!

Jami S. Rush, M.A.
Associate Director | The Learning Center
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lee Hall 204-B | Lafayette, LA | 70504
office: 337-482-6509
[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> | https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__studentsuccess.louisiana.edu_&d=DwIGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=wezsfROsfWgvo0wgS6UNdrnzYExjD4b6QbUiL2SEazY&s=vgeI7jm1FkeeU0iiQG1NijQBuQ84ayuImj0kdQoL1MQ&e=<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__studentsuccess.louisiana.edu_&d=DwMGaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=unVUn8fSmggTNKOv0XAnzbZwctzSBjJkOoTDroTdOHw&s=l5tFXafziAUG0UuNvfvJmpncxJGq6l0QiyoNGH1t4_8&e=>

My working hours may not be your working hours. Please do not feel obligated to reply outside of your normal work schedule.


From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> On Behalf Of Murphy, Nora
Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:48 PM
To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: [Ext] Can anyone recommend a text service for communicating with students

I would love to know this also.  Nora Murphy

Nora Murphy
Director, Academic Success
College of Education
DePaul University
773-325-2077


From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> on behalf of Margaret L Usdansky <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Reply-To: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 1:43 PM
To: "[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>" <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Subject: [Ext] Can anyone recommend a text service for communicating with students

Greetings,

We find that many students respond only slowly, if at all, to email messages. This seems to be true even among students who initiate contact with us via email.

We would be interested in hearing from those of you who use text message services for your learning center’s communication with students. Specifically, we are interested in which services you use, how costly they are, and whether you use them only for marketing to groups of students or also for communicating with individual students. (We’re interested in the latter mainly.)

Thanks,

Margaret

Margaret L. Usdansky, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS)
Research Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Science, David B. Falk College
315.443.5409
[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
012 E.S. Bird Library, 222 Waverly Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244
class.syr.edu<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__class.syr.edu&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=Cg-6iqX_DMvu51a1h9wt_WYBXBVCtmVyCWFkmogj7WU&e=>
Syracuse University
CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the Academic Integrity Office by e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>


--
Check out our Student Success Tips!<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.innovativeeducators.org_pages_tips&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=RaPcu0S_M5TbIw9YBM1hRKciEyv14YV2MqMlAF3PQps&e=>

What Is EduShare?<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__innovativeeducators.wistia.com_medias_d23m8dba0t&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=XRW8DydEkLhNCBZyJehVLnzWP4ro3va3OalO7CibiO8&e=>

Kristen Seldon
Direct Line: 303-819-5366
Office: 303-955-0415
Fax: 866-508-0860
[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Innovative Educators
Director of Partner Relations
www.innovativeeducators.org<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.innovativeeducators.org_&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=yBiE514ByeBuT9iMcmLL81H9l3w_eWJJCNWWYb5qET4&m=TdnqnTRkGSEFZtaq0_qAqA4HfLP4VG_LhwmcuZL0A5I&s=XJktiOMXw1KaIKgf_1cRbOGwOTGcADYTsgZOQBq5lPE&e=>

This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed and may contain confidential and privileged information or otherwise be protected by law. If you have received this email in error, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and immediately destroy all copies of the original message.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
To access the LRNASST-L archives or User Guide, or to change your
subscription options (including subscribe/unsubscribe), point your web browser to
http://www.lists.ufl.edu/archives/lrnasst-l.html

To contact the LRNASST-L owner, email [log in to unmask]