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The Twobal Twaffwoom - what the Tweet...? Twitter Workshop Becoming a Webhead 2011 January 18 th 2011 [email_address]
<ul><li>1) Create an account and choose a name </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/grahamstanley </li></ul>
<ul><li>2) Post your first message </li></ul>What is this Twitter thing anyway? I'm having a nice cup of tea Hello world! It's a lovely day! Where are all the people? What's so special about Twitter? What's for lunch?
<ul><li>3) Follow people and be followed </li></ul>follow people who are interested in the same things as you find someone interesting and follow them Get someone who's well-known to introduce you to the Twittersphere
<ul><li>4) Participate </li></ul>join a discussion – e.g. #eltchat share an interesting link ask a question pick a fight respond to people with @ tell everyone how you feel
<ul><li>5) Use a Twitter client </li></ul>http://www.tweetdeck.com
<ul><li>image: Joyce Seitzinger, e-learning instructional designer : http://www.flickr.com/photos/catspyjamasnz/ </li></ul>PLE vs PLN More PLE Diagrams here: http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/PLE+Diagrams
<ul><li>image: Francesc Esteve, educational analyst, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid http://www.francescesteve.es/ </li></ul>PLE vs VLE PLE - open learning - informal learning - student/teacher owned - small pieces loosely joined
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pipeapple/3280609082/ Social software Spoilt for choice
http://www.flickr.com/photos/hubspot/3111238226/ Barriers against Teacher take-up - “ twittiquete ” - impression of Twitter cliques
Autonomous 'Personal Learning Networks’ for Language Teachers APLaNeT Seven Partners: ISTEK, Turkey University West Scotland, UK – Sofia University, Bulgaria British Council, Spain – EuroEd Foundation, Romania CELT Athens, Greece – Pelikan, Czech Republic Associate Partners – 140 institutions from 33 countries
<ul><li>http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/ </li></ul>guide teachers to existing professional resources / networks
inform about and support teachers in a wide variety of social networks