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ASTD TechKnowledge - Twitter for Learning Professionals

  1. 1. Welcome to ASTD Long Island‟s 1st Webinar!Welcome! http://bit.ly/10GEfHK
  2. 2. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat’s your Social Media Usage? 4. I create and share content, spearhead discussions, and teach others 3. I actively use my accounts and connect with others 2. I have accounts, but don’t use them much. 1. Social what?
  3. 3. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat’s your Twitter Usage? 4. I create and share content, spearhead discussions, and teach others 3. I actively use my account and connect with others 2. I have an account, but don’t use it much. 1. What’s this Twittah thing?
  4. 4. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveDiscussion Points… Explain what Twitter is Set up a Twitter Account Define Common Twitter Terminology Discuss Twitter‟s Importance in Learning and Development Provide Opportunity for Q&A
  5. 5. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat exactly is Twitter?
  6. 6. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat exactly is Twitter?
  7. 7. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat is “Twitter”? Twitter is a social networking and microblogging website. It enables users to send and read text-based posts composed of up to 140 characters, called tweets, which are displayed on the users profile page. Users can subscribe to other users tweets – this is known as following and subscribers are known as followers or tweeps. via Wikipedia.org
  8. 8. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat is “Twitter”?Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you tothe latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you findinteresting. Simply find the accounts you find most compellingand follow the conversations.via Twitter
  9. 9. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter - Simplified A text message is a short message limited in characters that someone sends……to a single specific person whocan read and respond to themessage.
  10. 10. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter - Simplified A Twitter message, or „tweet‟, is a short message limited to 140 characters that someone sends…
  11. 11. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter - Simplified…but unlike textmessages, atweet can be readby anyone thatdecides to „follow‟,or view, a person‟sTwitter updates.
  12. 12. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Misconception of Twitter
  13. 13. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Power of Twitter
  14. 14. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Power of Twitter
  15. 15. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Power of Twitter
  16. 16. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Power of Twitter
  17. 17. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat’s on Twitter? Pointless Babble 40.55% Conversational 37.55% Pass-Along Value 8.70% Self-Promotional 5.85% News 3.75% Spam 3.60%Source: Pear Analytics
  18. 18. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveWhat’s on Twitter? Pointless Babble 40.55% Conversational 37.55% Pass-Along Value 8.70% Self-Promotional 5.85% News 3.75% Spam 3.60%Source: Pear Analytics
  19. 19. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kellyhttp://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Graphic Courtesy of Terrence Wing of ASTD-LA and LiquidLearn.com
  20. 20. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kellyhttp://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Graphic Courtesy of Terrence Wing of ASTD-LA and LiquidLearn.com
  21. 21. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveSetting up a Twitter AccountCreating a Twitter Account isvery easy, and can be donein 5 minutes or less.Let’s create one now.
  22. 22. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Twitter Terms: FeedThe Twitter feed isthe list of tweets thatare viewable onyour Twitter homepage.The feed consists ofmessages postedby people youfollow.
  23. 23. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Twitter Terms: FollowIf you want to read a person‟s Twitterpostings, you choose to follow them.Followingsomeone willmake theirtweets visible onyour Twitterhome page.
  24. 24. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Twitter Terms: AvatarThe picture that is visible on a user‟s homepage and next to each of their tweets iscalled an avatar.Avatars arecustomizablewithin a userprofile.
  25. 25. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Twitter Terms: @The Commercial At (or just At) symbol(@) is used to indicate a Twitter User Name. Tweets that include a user name preceded by the @ symbol will be visible on that user‟s home page even if they do not follow you.
  26. 26. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter Terms: @Be aware that in additionto being viewable by theperson whose user nameyou include in yourmessage, your tweet isstill public and visible byanyone searching orfollowing your tweets.
  27. 27. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter Terms: # The hashtag symbol (#) is used by Twitter users to group tweets on similar topics. By searching the topic proceeded by a hashtag, you can see all posts from users that included the hashtag in their tweet.
  28. 28. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Twitter Terms: RTRT is a Twitter abbreviation that stands forRetweet. Retweets are one of the morepowerful features of Twitter.Retweets give youthe option to share atweet that you readwith those that followyou.
  29. 29. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter for Trainers – Why? The rules are changing… •10 Years Ago “Leave your cell phone home.” •5 Years Ago “Turn off your cell phones” •2 Years Ago “Set your phones to vibrate” •Today “Please step outside if you need to use your phone”
  30. 30. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter for Trainers – Why? The rules are changing… •Tomorrow “Yes, you may use your cell phone during the session” This is a huge problem.
  31. 31. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter for Trainers – Why? The rules are changing… •Tomorrow “Yes, you may use your cell phone during the session” This is a huge problem. opportunity.
  32. 32. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveLeveraging TwitterLearners are entering sessionswith the ultimatetool forengagementalready in theirpockets.
  33. 33. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveExamples of Twitter in Learning1. Trainer can receive real-time evaluations (Levels 1, 2, and 3)2. Learners can easily be engaged before, during, and after a session.3. Use Twitter to make key learning points stand out.4. Taking Live Polls from Participants.5. Adds informal learning to formal learning plans.
  34. 34. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Back Channel “A line of communication created by people in an audience to connect with others inside or outside the room, with or without the knowledge of the speaker…” Cliff Atkinson, The Backchannel
  35. 35. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Back Channel Participants no longer wait until after a session to perform an evaluation. Using Twitter and other Social Media tools, participants interact and provide feedback during and throughout a session.
  36. 36. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveThe Back ChannelSpeakers andfacilitators have begunto embrace andencourage theBackchannel as ameans of collaborationand feedback during asession.
  37. 37. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveLive Chats via TwitterWhile Twitter is generally usedasynchronously, groups have usedhashtags and dedicated time slots tocreate live chats. Image by Kevin Thorn (@learnnuggets)
  38. 38. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveLive Chats via TwitterA popular chat for Learning Professionalsis #lrnchat. Each Thursday features alively 90-minute chat session beginning at8:30pm EST. Image by Kevin Thorn (@learnnuggets)
  39. 39. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveLive Chats via TwitterThese chats are an excellent way todevelop your knowledge, skills, andnetwork. For full details visit: http://lrnchat.wordpress.com/ Image by Kevin Thorn (@learnnuggets)
  40. 40. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveGetting Started… Resources
  41. 41. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveGettin’ Geeky w/ Twitter Gina Schreck is a popular speaker on Social Media. Her book is a fun exploration of Twitter that helps you get started and get the most out of this platform.
  42. 42. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveSocial Media for Trainers Jane Bozarth is a popular speaker at Learning Conferences. Her book explores many different types of Social Media tools and provides examples of learning use.
  43. 43. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveLynda.com Training Lynda.com has a wonderful selection of technical training videos, including a nice walkthrough of Twitter. You can join for $25 and get a full month of access.
  44. 44. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDaveTwitter Users to ConsiderThere are millions of Twitter users. Hereare just a few in the Learning andDevelopment field to consider following:Quinnovator Ginaschreck bobpikectt lrnchatarossett marciamarcia hjarche c4lptaaronesilvers jkunrein tonybingham emasiecindyhugg tomkuhlmann bschlenker ASTDcammybean briandusablon JaneBozarth jaycrossbritz LearnNuggets tmiket
  45. 45. For additional resources visit follow us on Anne Scott David Kelly http://bit.ly/10GEfHK @annemscott @LnDDave Questions??????? Find more resources herehttp://bit.ly/10GEfHK
  46. 46. Welcome to ASTD Long Island‟s 1st Webinar!Thanks! David Kelly Anne Scott @LnDDave @annemscott (516) 474-1852 LnDDave@gmail.com http://davidkelly.me

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