Social Media in Adult Literacy ABE Conference May 7, 2011
Introductions <ul><li>What do you know about Social Media? </li></ul><ul><li>What would you like to learn? </li></ul><ul><...
Agenda <ul><li>Go2web20 </li></ul><ul><li>Top 100 Tools for Learning list  </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Act...
Why use Social Media in Adult Ed? <ul><li>Inexpensive and flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Support Personal Learning Networks (P...
Go2Web20 #ABENYC11
http://www.go2web20.net/   #ABENYC11
http://www.go2web20.net/#tag:e-learning+tag:student   #ABENYC11
http://twiducate.com/   #ABENYC11
Top 100 Tools for Learning #ABENYC11
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/top100-2010.html   #ABENYC11
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/index.html   #ABENYC11
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Top100Tools/twitter.html   #ABENYC11
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2011.html   #ABENYC11
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2010.html   #ABENYC11
Twitter #ABENYC11
Twitter <ul><li>Basic overview of Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>140 Characters </li></ul><ul><li>ReTweets and Hashtags </li></...
Twitter.com #ABENYC11
140 Characters #ABENYC11
Retweeting <ul><li>RT @Username </li></ul>#ABENYC11
HashTags <ul><li>#EdTech  </li></ul><ul><li>#AdultEd  </li></ul><ul><li>#TwEd </li></ul><ul><li>#EdChat  </li></ul><ul><li...
ABE 2011 Hashtag <ul><li>#ABENYC11 </li></ul>#ABENYC11
Shortening Links for your Tweets #ABENYC11
Finding People to Follow <ul><li>Twitter Directories like  http://WeFollow.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Search hashtags and wor...
Search Twitter <ul><li>Search on  http://Twitter.com  for people, keywords or hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>Search on  http:/...
Sending and Receiving Tweets <ul><li>Texts via your cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetd...
HootCourse <ul><li>Automatically adds hashtag </li></ul><ul><li>Sorts links, questions, & “hoots” </li></ul><ul><li>Can al...
Other uses of Twitter <ul><li>Send out assignments & other reminders to learners </li></ul><ul><li>Learners send tweets us...
Case study of Twitter <ul><li>#COABE11 </li></ul><ul><li>GED-i  on Twitter.  April's book was Moby-Duck. </li></ul>#ABENYC11
Action Plan #ABENYC11
Tech Integration Plan #ABENYC11
SoMe in Adult Ed Wiggio #ABENYC11
http://wiggio.com   <ul><li>COABE11 </li></ul>#ABENYC11
#ABENYC11
Contact <ul><li>Nell Eckersley -  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LINCS Technology & Distance Learning Discussio...
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    1. 1. Social Media in Adult Literacy ABE Conference May 7, 2011
    2. 2. Introductions <ul><li>What do you know about Social Media? </li></ul><ul><li>What would you like to learn? </li></ul><ul><li>What one thing would you like to take away from this session? </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Go2web20 </li></ul><ul><li>Top 100 Tools for Learning list </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Action plan to incorporate at least one tool in your practice </li></ul><ul><li>Wiggio group </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    4. 4. Why use Social Media in Adult Ed? <ul><li>Inexpensive and flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Support Personal Learning Networks (PLN) for professional development and with learners </li></ul><ul><li>Practice basic computer skills </li></ul><ul><li>Student centered content </li></ul><ul><li>Extend time spent on projects </li></ul><ul><li>Increase student retention </li></ul><ul><li>Raise public awareness of adult literacy </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    5. 5. Go2Web20 #ABENYC11
    6. 6. http://www.go2web20.net/ #ABENYC11
    7. 7. http://www.go2web20.net/#tag:e-learning+tag:student #ABENYC11
    8. 8. http://twiducate.com/ #ABENYC11
    9. 9. Top 100 Tools for Learning #ABENYC11
    10. 10. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/top100-2010.html #ABENYC11
    11. 11. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/index.html #ABENYC11
    12. 12. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Top100Tools/twitter.html #ABENYC11
    13. 13. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2011.html #ABENYC11
    14. 14. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2010.html #ABENYC11
    15. 15. Twitter #ABENYC11
    16. 16. Twitter <ul><li>Basic overview of Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>140 Characters </li></ul><ul><li>ReTweets and Hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>How to find people to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Ways to receive and send tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study of how Twitter is being used in adult ed </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    17. 17. Twitter.com #ABENYC11
    18. 18. 140 Characters #ABENYC11
    19. 19. Retweeting <ul><li>RT @Username </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    20. 20. HashTags <ul><li>#EdTech </li></ul><ul><li>#AdultEd </li></ul><ul><li>#TwEd </li></ul><ul><li>#EdChat </li></ul><ul><li>#TechPD </li></ul><ul><li>#SoMeEd </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    21. 21. ABE 2011 Hashtag <ul><li>#ABENYC11 </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    22. 22. Shortening Links for your Tweets #ABENYC11
    23. 23. Finding People to Follow <ul><li>Twitter Directories like http://WeFollow.com </li></ul><ul><li>Search hashtags and words #EdChat </li></ul><ul><li>See who follows people you follow </li></ul><ul><li>http://Twibes.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://Listorious.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://Archivist.visitmix.com </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    24. 24. Search Twitter <ul><li>Search on http://Twitter.com for people, keywords or hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>Search on http://Search.Twitter.com for keywords or hashtags even if you don’t have a Twitter account </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    25. 25. Sending and Receiving Tweets <ul><li>Texts via your cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetdeck </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HootSuite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seismic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twidroyd </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HootCourse </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    26. 26. HootCourse <ul><li>Automatically adds hashtag </li></ul><ul><li>Sorts links, questions, & “hoots” </li></ul><ul><li>Can also link to Facebook </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    27. 27. Other uses of Twitter <ul><li>Send out assignments & other reminders to learners </li></ul><ul><li>Learners send tweets using specific vocabulary or grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Learners share links to online content with one another </li></ul><ul><li>Learners follow historical figures, specialists, experts </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet from E-readers </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    28. 28. Case study of Twitter <ul><li>#COABE11 </li></ul><ul><li>GED-i on Twitter. April's book was Moby-Duck. </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    29. 29. Action Plan #ABENYC11
    30. 30. Tech Integration Plan #ABENYC11
    31. 31. SoMe in Adult Ed Wiggio #ABENYC11
    32. 32. http://wiggio.com <ul><li>COABE11 </li></ul>#ABENYC11
    33. 33. #ABENYC11
    34. 34. Contact <ul><li>Nell Eckersley - [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LINCS Technology & Distance Learning Discussion List </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://lincs.ed.gov/mailman/listinfo/technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy Assistance Center </li></ul></ul></ul>#ABENYC11
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