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What is Twitter and Why Should I Use It? For educators looking to develop their personal learning network and enhancing the student learning experience. ...

What is Twitter and Why Should I Use It? For educators looking to develop their personal learning network and enhancing the student learning experience.

Presentation - Seneca College's Teaching and Learning with Technology Day, Oct 26, 2009.

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    • What is and Why Should I Use It?
      Bhupesh Shah
      Teaching and Learning with Technology Day
      October 26, 2009 | Seneca College - King Campus
    • Agenda
      get acquainted
      overview of Twitter
      your Personal Learning Network
      Twitter and class management
      set up aTwitter account
      common mistakes
    • Let’s get acquainted
      tell someone what you did this past weekend
      your plans for study week
      how you are feeling
      ask a question
      or simply interact!
    • Twitter
      tell someone what you did this past weekend
      your plans for study week
      how you are feeling
      ask a question
      or simply interact!
      in 140 characters or less!
    • As my Mom would often say....
      Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/53313745@N00/
    • Our teacher network in the good old days:
      Curriculum Documents
      Popular Media
      Print & Digital Resources
      Family /Local Community
      Colleagues
      Diagrams adapted from EXAMINING THE OPEN MOVEMENT: POSSIBILITIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION (pdf. p182, doc, p.172) – Reproduced under a Creative Commons License – Alec Couros, Dec 2006)
    • What has changed?
    • Source: David Hopkins adapted from EXAMINING THE OPEN MOVEMENT: POSSIBILITIES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION (pdf. p182, doc, p.172) – Reproduced under a Creative Commons License – Alec Couros, Dec 2006)
      Now...
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYz9M70KVR0
    • Personal Learning Network
    • Twerminology
    • Twerminology
      Tweet - general(post something)
      Retweet (RT)someone’s post
      D – post a direct message (private)
      @username - specific (public)
      #hashtag group & track discussions
    • 5 ways to build/enhance your PLN (personal learning network)
      Graphic source: http://www.intersectionconsulting.com/blog
    • PLN tips
    • Classroom Management
    • Classroom Management
    • Classroom Management
    • Use the name one would use when searching for you online
      xxxx@senecac.on.ca
    • Desktop and Web-based Twitter Resources (multi-account)
      TweetFunnel
      TweetDeck
      CoTweet
      Splitweet
    • Mobile Resources
      Twitterberry
      ÜberTwitter
      Tweetie
      Lounge
      Tweetdeck
      Tweeter Mobile
      Twikini
      Image sources: http://www.orangatame.com/; http://www.atebits.com; http://www.tweetermobile.co.uk; http://www.trinketsoftware.com
    • @SouthsideAdGuy
      @mmarando
      @ethnicomm
      @kathrinal
      http://www.twellow.com/category_users/cat_id/81
      http://www.systemicmarketing.com/top-marketing-professors-on-twitter/
      http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com/
      http://c4lpt.co.uk/connexions/ directory of learning professionals online
      http://associatedegree.org/2009/06/01/100-professors-you-should-follow-and-learn-from-on-twitter/
      Academic that Tweet and other Resources
    • Twitiquette: Twitter Mistakes and les Faux Pas
    • Following Everyone
      Image source: http://thundafunda.com/33/underwater-animals-fish/School of Tropical Fish,Tahiti pictures underwater photos.jpg
    • Automatically Following Everyone that Follows You
    • Tweeting “testing this thing out”
    • Spending All Your Time on Twitter
    • Self-Promoting/Boasting
    • Sending Before Engaging the Brain
    • Twitter TMI
    • Being Anonymous
    • Being a Social Butterfly
    • Using the Twitter Website
    • Old News is NOT Good News
    • Cheating
    • Not Respecting Your Followers
      Image source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_14th_Dalai_Lama_FEP.jpg
    • Taking and NOTGiving
    • Getting Emotional
      Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/
    • Not Leaving Roomfor Retweets
    • HoundingPeople
      Image source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/l_s_g/
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1twq7QCe19Y
    • Overview of Twitter
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0o