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