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  • 1. MOBILE LEARNING@DIT @iclaudiad CREATING AND EMBEDDING A TWITTER WIDGET IN BLACKBOARD
  • 2. First you need to create your widget on twitter and to do so, go to your settings and select “widgets”:
  • 3. When the widget page opens, select “user timeline” (This is usually the default selection)
  • 4. Fill in all the username of the account whose tweets you want to stream into blackboard
  • 5. Grab the code underneath the preview:
  • 6. Log into webcourses into the context you want to add the twitter feed. In this case I am adding it to my front page. You can choose to add an item or a blank page:
  • 7. Fill in a title for your widget, and select “HTML” so that you can add your code
  • 8. Paste your code into the HTML box, and select “update” underneath it:
  • 9. It will now appear on your content list
  • 10. Now turn “edit mode off: Your twitter feed should now appear in your page:
  • 11. Thank you This is part of background material for the Mobile Tablet Loan Scheme at the Dublin Institute of Technology. For more info: http://ditmobilelearning.wordpress.com/