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  • Twitter in education
    Howard Errey (@howard61)
    eWorks
    Howard.errey@eworks.edu.au
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/32931740@N06/3939487692
  • exercises
    Empty your wallets…
    Everyone speak at once...
    Physical twitter http://bit.ly/7Uc0VY
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/25969181@N00/1222891287
  • Getting started
    Gmail
    Followees and followers
    Feeds
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/23697075@N03/3178298862
  • Twitter home page
  • PLN
    Personal learning network
    Start by following 20 to 50 people who are interesting and or influential in your field
    Many of them will follow you back
    Ask questions…
  • Grammar
    @ = public talking to or about someone
    RT = retweet
    D = direct message (eg d howard61)
    #Hastag
    themes
    Irony & humour
    Trending topics
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/27283274@N00/4346584176
  • readers
  • Intranet tweets
    Yammer
    Social text
  • Curation
  • Students
    Don’t often like it – despite your enthusiasm
    Yet find material that the wouldn’t otherwise use
    Often can seem like a chore on top of already prescribed work
  • Research
    Students in the study who were asked to contribute to class discussions and complete assignments using Twitter increased their engagement over a semester more than twice as much as a control group.
    Improved results as well…
    http://bit.ly/jqLYsY
  • Twitter search
    People instead of information
    3rd party APIs
    Keep up to date with your field
    What’s happening
    Who are the leaders.
    Accounting example http://bit.ly/jqLYsY
  • Some possibilities…
    Tell stories, follow trends, collate info with hashtags, include location, share a class or event with others, poll, ask questions, crowdsource, recipes, contact experts (eg NASA), integrate (like RSS) into blogs/Moodle, logbook, share resources, trip tracking, collate multiple related tweeters/topics,
  • kitchen
  • Links
    31 interesting ways to use Twitter in the classroom http://bit.ly/3TwKx4
    Twitter help for educators http://bit.ly/h1TwL
    Twitter increases student engagement http://bit.ly/jqLYsY
    Effects of Twitter in an online learning environment http://bit.ly/fJvKUA
  • Twitter in education
    Howard Errey (@howard61)
    eWorks
    Howard.errey@eworks.edu.au