Twitter in Adult Education NYACCE2012

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  • Twitter in Adult Education NYACCE2012

    1. 1. Hashtags, Retweets, and 140Characters:Finding Meaning in Twitter Nell Eckersley
    2. 2. Agenda• What is Twitter?• Basics of Twitter o Hashtags o Retweets o Shortening Links for Tweets (and other purposes) o How to find people to follow o How to get people to follow you• Advanced Uses of Twitter o Tweetdeck o Follow Conferences even when you cannot attend (Paper.Li, TweetChat) o TweetReach o Use with students #NYACCE12 2
    3. 3. Why Incorporate Social Media?• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyZRS0Bn pAI&feature=youtu.be #NYACCE12 3
    4. 4. What is Twitter?• Short messages called “tweets”--maximum140 characters• You “follow” people on Twitter (you “friend” people on Facebook)• You can send and receive tweets from your cell phone, computer, tablet, e-reader etc. #NYACCE12 4
    5. 5. Twitter & Metacognition• Metacognition o The practice of thinking about and reflecting on your learning o Increases comprehension and retention• Twitter can be a viable platform for metacognition o Forces users to be brief and to the point-an important skill in thinking clearly and communicating effectively o Can provide a simple way for attendees at a conference to share thoughts about particular sessions and activities with others at the event and those unable to attend. #NYACCE12 5
    6. 6. https://twitter.com/ #NYACCE12 6
    7. 7. What Can You Say in 140 Characters? #NYACCE12 7
    8. 8. Retweeting• RT @Username #NYACCE12 8
    9. 9. Tagging #NYACCE12 9
    10. 10. HashTags#EdTech #EdChat#AdultEd #TechPD#TwEd #SoMeEd #NYACCE12 10
    11. 11. Our Hashtag#NYACCE12 #NYACCE12 11
    12. 12. Anatomy of a Good Tweet #NYACCE12 12
    13. 13. Shortened URLS• http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs/preparing -your-school-for-an (73 characters)• Bit.ly/3FjhpX (13 characters) #NYACCE12 13
    14. 14. Shortening LinksYou can use https://bitly.com/ to shorten URL’s without creating an account #NYACCE12 14
    15. 15. Customizing Your Shortened URLBut if you create an account on BitLy.com, you can customize your shortened URLSGo from http://bit.ly/vJrH91 to http://bit.ly/wiggiotips #NYACCE12 15
    16. 16. AnalyticsWith an account you can also track how many times the URL you created has been clicked. #NYACCE12 16
    17. 17. QR CodeAnd with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end #NYACCE12 17
    18. 18. Following People• Not required to follow everyone who follows you• You can un-follow someone very easily and they won’t know #NYACCE12 18
    19. 19. Finding People to Follow• Twitter Directories like http://WeFollow.com• Search hashtags and words #AdultEd• See who follows people you follow• http://Twibes.com• http://Listorious.com• http://Archivist.visitmix.com #NYACCE12 19
    20. 20. 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• Track hashtags and tweet from http://tweetchat.com/ #NYACCE12 20
    21. 21. Sending and Receiving Tweets• Twitter.com• SMS Texts via your cell phone• Applications on computers & smart phones o Tweetdeck o HootSuite o Seesmic #NYACCE12 21
    22. 22. http://www.tweetdeck.com/ #NYACCE12 22
    23. 23. Advanced uses of Twitter• Follow Conferences (even when you cannot attend in person) o TweetChat o Paper.Li• Lists, interactions• HootCourse• TweetChat• Other fun tools #NYACCE12 23
    24. 24. http://tweetchat.com/ #NYACCE12 24
    25. 25. COABE 2012 Paper.Li #NYACCE12 25
    26. 26. Twitter Backchannel #NYACCE12 26
    27. 27. Lists#NYACCE12 27
    28. 28. Interactions #NYACCE12 28
    29. 29. Hootcourse #NYACCE12 29
    30. 30. Twitter Chats• How do we keep up with important education Twitter discussions?• #EdChat Wiki• #AEChat #NYACCE12 30
    31. 31. http://twtpoll.com/aechat When should we have our AEChat? #NYACCE12 31
    32. 32. http://twtpoll.com #NYACCE12 32
    33. 33. http://archivist.visitmix.com #NYACCE12 33
    34. 34. Twitter Town Hall at COABE12 #NYACCE12 34
    35. 35. http://tweetreach.com #NYACCE12 35
    36. 36. http://HistoricalTweets.com• http://historicaltweets.com/2008/12/04/lincoln-asks-twitter-followers-for- speechwriting-help/ #NYACCE12 36
    37. 37. http://packrati.us/ #NYACCE12 37
    38. 38. http://wiffiti.com #NYACCE12 38
    39. 39. http://twitpic.com #NYACCE12 39
    40. 40. https://support.twitter.com/articles/64986-how-to-report-spam-on-twitter# #NYACCE12 40
    41. 41. What to Do Right Now?• Create a Twitter account on twitter.com• Follow three people o @LACNYCnell or @NYACCE o Search for people using #AdultEd o Search for your favorite hobby, writer, singer, actor• Retweet one tweet and create one of your own tweets. Remember to use hashtags #NYACCE12 41
    42. 42. What to Do in the Next Few Weeks• Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning o reading o retweeting o following new people• Try TweetDeck or receiving tweets as sms text messages #NYACCE12 42
    43. 43. Nell Eckersley• @LACNYCNell• NellE@LACNYC.org• http://www.scoop.it/t/twitter-in-adult-education• http://lincs.ed.gov/mailman/listinfo/technology #NYACCE12 43

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