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Yackety Yak Please Talk Back
Haley Duck
Meridian Community College
Meridian, MS
Then and Now
Presentation Goal
• After today’s presentation, participants will know
how to use and implement communication tools in
the...
Which One Are You??
• Emma?
• Husband?
Don’t Judge The Book By Its Homepage
• 1.11 Billions users
• Free to use and view
• Requires account setup
• Create Group
...
Facebook cont.
• Uses:
– Bibliography
– Notes
– Chapter summary
– Research topics
– Homework assignments
– Q and A
– Annou...
Facebook cont.
Pros:
• Easy to use
• Familiarity
• Peer connection
• Videos and images
• Separation of personal and
school...
Tweedly Deedly Dee, Tweet Tweet
• Over 230 Million users
• Free to view and use
• Requires account setup
• Connect by foll...
Twitter cont.
• Uses:
– Test bonus questions/answers
– Professional ReTweets
– Project ideas
– Homework assignments
– Q an...
Twitter cont.
Pros:
• Following and being followed
• Videos and images
• ReTweets
• Announcements/reminders
• Professional...
No Whammies With Your WordPress Luck
• Over 75 million blog site
• Free to use and view
– Option for upgrades
• Requires a...
WordPress cont.
• Uses:
– Weekly blogs
– Chapter summary
– Projects
– Notes
– Announcements/deadlines
WordPress cont.
Cons:Pros:
• Creativity
• Post length
• Videos, images, links
• Professional not personal
• Blogroll
• Lim...
<iframe width="640" height="390"
src="//www.youtube.com/embed/t1szz0KRzh0"
frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
What’s the Point????
• Student connection
• Instructor presence
• Retention
QUESTIONS??
The End hduck@meridiancc.edu
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Yackety Yak Please Talk Back - Course Technology Computing Conference

Presenter: Haley Duck, Meridian Community College

Students are acclimated to technology from an early age. Why are we using the old way of teaching and communicating? Make your class technologically savvy and enjoyable for your students by using the latest FREE communication tools. Afterwards, participants will know how to use and implement communication tools in their classroom to get students interacting using technology. This session will highlight Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress, all of which will keep you connected and get your students talking.


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  1. 1. Yackety Yak Please Talk Back Haley Duck Meridian Community College Meridian, MS
  2. 2. Then and Now
  3. 3. Presentation Goal • After today’s presentation, participants will know how to use and implement communication tools in their classroom to get the students interacting using technology. This session will highlight Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress, all of which will keep you connected and get your students talking.
  4. 4. Which One Are You?? • Emma? • Husband?
  5. 5. Don’t Judge The Book By Its Homepage • 1.11 Billions users • Free to use and view • Requires account setup • Create Group – Make Private – Invite students
  6. 6. Facebook cont. • Uses: – Bibliography – Notes – Chapter summary – Research topics – Homework assignments – Q and A – Announcements/Deadlines
  7. 7. Facebook cont. Pros: • Easy to use • Familiarity • Peer connection • Videos and images • Separation of personal and school Cons: • Device required • Displayed responses
  8. 8. Tweedly Deedly Dee, Tweet Tweet • Over 230 Million users • Free to view and use • Requires account setup • Connect by following • Create page – Create tweet then tag instructor
  9. 9. Twitter cont. • Uses: – Test bonus questions/answers – Professional ReTweets – Project ideas – Homework assignments – Q and A – Announcements/deadlines
  10. 10. Twitter cont. Pros: • Following and being followed • Videos and images • ReTweets • Announcements/reminders • Professional users • Instant Messaging Cons: • Character Limit (140) • Device required • Separation of personal and school tweets
  11. 11. No Whammies With Your WordPress Luck • Over 75 million blog site • Free to use and view – Option for upgrades • Requires account setup • Follow Blogs
  12. 12. WordPress cont. • Uses: – Weekly blogs – Chapter summary – Projects – Notes – Announcements/deadlines
  13. 13. WordPress cont. Cons:Pros: • Creativity • Post length • Videos, images, links • Professional not personal • Blogroll • Limited themes • Device required • Less peer connection • User friendliness
  14. 14. <iframe width="640" height="390" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/t1szz0KRzh0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  15. 15. What’s the Point???? • Student connection • Instructor presence • Retention
  16. 16. QUESTIONS?? The End hduck@meridiancc.edu
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