Signal Vine Blog: Text Me Back

5 Things Beginners Should Know About Texting Students

Posted by Katie Flood on April 4, 2017

If you're new to texting students, you may not know where to begin. Katie, a Customer Success Associate at Signal Vine, shares her top five things you need to know when you first get started texting. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Texting, Students

How to Solve The Biggest Problems with Student Engagement

Posted by Haley Trost on March 15, 2017
I recently got back from the NASPA Annual Conference for Student Affairs Administrators,  where a hot topic and buzzword was engagement. How do we engage students? Why do they become disengaged? What does the word engagement even really mean? With these questions buzzing around in my head, I turned to the National Survey of Student Engagement for some answers.
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Topics: Engagement, Texting, Students

5 Common Misconceptions About Texting Your Students

Posted by Alex Marmitt on January 25, 2017

For the past decade, email has been the the most common form of communication on most campuses and offices. People are often wary of differing from the “norm.” Texting on college campuses is becoming widely more popular. Still skeptical? See five of the most common misconceptions about texting your students.

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Topics: Texting, Students

#TextingTuesdays: How To Get Students To Opt Into Your Program

Posted by Paige Altieri on December 20, 2016
A common question we're asked is: "How do I collect my students' cell phone numbers?" The answer is simpler than you think. In fact, you probably even have your students' cell phone numbers already! Watch this week's #TextingTuesdays video to learn how to get those phone numbers and start texting your students.
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Topics: Texting, Students, TextingTuesdays

Have You Been Ghosted?

Posted by Stephanie Sickler Sweetland on October 28, 2016
A spine-tingling tale familiar to anyone who regularly interacts with students.... 
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Topics: Engagement, Texting, Students