@djakes<br />#nyscate<br />140 Characters and Beyond:  <br />Learning to Connect in Twitter<br />
Today…<br />http://jakes.editme.com/140<br />
“This is the first time I have met people’s brains before I have met their faces.”<br />Kevin Honeycutt<br />NECC Atlanta<...
At its most fundamental, it’s about connecting…<br />
Image courtesy of Hugh McLoed, Gaping Void<br />
At it’s essence, it’s about economy of thought in 140 characters or less…<br />
At its very worst, it’s self-indulgent, trivial, and narcissistic…<br />
At its very best, it’s about community, a sense of belonging, and a reduction in isolation…<br />
Numbers:<br />105,779,710<br />300,000<br />180,000,000<br />55,000,000<br />37%<br />Huffington Post, 2010<br />
Flowtown, 2010<br />
#sfriot<br />
From MissPronouncer<br />
Anatomy of a Tweet<br />@djakesWill you be at NYSCATE 2011?  #nyscate11<br />
Is Twitter a viable learning platform?  <br />
Is Twitter a viable communications platform?  <br />
Contributor<br />
Is Twitter a viable learning platform?  <br />
There are two living channels for learning 1) an institutional channel, and 2) a peer-driven, interest-driven, and unregul...
Minddump.org, 2010<br />
University of Wisconsin-Stout , 2010<br />
Is Twitter a viable learning platform?  <br />
search.twitter.com<br />
1<br />2<br />3<br />
From pmug-nj.org<br />
Connective, social environments are disruptive for schools, and contribute to the challenge of rethinking of what it means...
Twitter, and its associated tools, represents a pliable and agile platform for connecting members of the school community....
These connections are scalable, with students of all ages having the capability to connect.<br />
For educators, Twitter can connect educators to resources and ideas…<br />
The hashtag ( #nyscate) is the glue.<br />
To understand Twitter, you have to participate…<br />
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  • [twitter] My resources for my BLC Twitter presentation are at jakes.editme.com/140 [/twitter]
  • 105779710 Registered users300000 thousand, new users180 million unique visitors to the site every month55 million tweets a day37% access from their mobile phones
  • Red arrow is twitterYellow Arrow is FacebookLimited usership up to age 24, more significant usership through 64 years of age, fairly closely parallells Facebook after age 24
  • Ring 1: BrandingRing 2: GeographicsRing 3: Interest GraphRing 4: Dashboard likeTweetDeckRing 5: Event ManagementRing 6: Live Streaming like QikRing 7: Geo Location Like FourSquareRing 8: RelationshipsRing 9: Marketing and AdvertisingRing 10: Rich Media Ring 11: Communication Management TwitpicRing 12: Research and Analysis Ring 13: Stream ManagementRing 14: Mobile Applications Ring 15: Trends Ring 16: Social CRMRing 17: Influence and ResonanceRing 18: Twitter SearchRing 19: Causation
  • 14 Countries , 50 States and the District of ColumbiaCapping donations at 25 thousand a dayTrippled their flour use to 3 tons of flour a week,
  • [twitter] Do you see Twitter as a viable learning platform for students. Take the survey here: http://tinyurl.com/blcpoll [/twitter]
  • Staten Island Academy Flickr YouTube Twitter Facebook, The Big Four
  • Who will use this? We already know students do not have an active presence..Have you asked your parents?Can you grow your usership?Its about providing multiple streams of information and allowing users to select their choice of how they want to get their information, information landscapeQuick, easy, and can be done from mobile devices, and delivered to mobile devicesAs we will see later, add mulitmedia elements is easy
  • Mt Lebanon School DistrictWho will tweet?
  • Richard Halverson, Rethinking Education in the Age ofTechnologogy
  • Educators are beginning to look at using Twitter as a learning tool. Here is a grid ranging from passive to acitve learning across the x axis, and a monologic to dialogic approach on the y.
  • Twitter rubric,
  • Text, Web, Facebook (custom application) , and Twitter (hashtag) into a collaborative environment for discussion during lecture
  • Here are some to really push your thinking!
  • [twitter] During your Prezi presentation, collect and display participants tweets in Prezi, http://tinyurl.com/pptprezi [/twitter]
  • There are also ways to use twitter to build course sites
  • Online classroom based on social media, including twitter
  • [twitter]Connective, social environments are disruptive for schools, and contribute to the challenge of rethinking of what it means to be well-educated. [/twitter]
  • [twitter]Twitter, and its associated tools, represents a pliable and agile platform for connecting learners. [/twitter]
  • And that includes educators
  • [twitter]Connections made through Twitter can contribute to friendship, interest, and academic-based pursuits. See Halverson, See Ito [/twitter]
  • 140 Characters and Beyond: Learning to Connect in Twitter

    1. 1. @djakes<br />#nyscate<br />140 Characters and Beyond: <br />Learning to Connect in Twitter<br />
    2. 2. Today…<br />http://jakes.editme.com/140<br />
    3. 3. “This is the first time I have met people’s brains before I have met their faces.”<br />Kevin Honeycutt<br />NECC Atlanta<br />
    4. 4. At its most fundamental, it’s about connecting…<br />
    5. 5. Image courtesy of Hugh McLoed, Gaping Void<br />
    6. 6. At it’s essence, it’s about economy of thought in 140 characters or less…<br />
    7. 7. At its very worst, it’s self-indulgent, trivial, and narcissistic…<br />
    8. 8.
    9. 9.
    10. 10. At its very best, it’s about community, a sense of belonging, and a reduction in isolation…<br />
    11. 11.
    12. 12. Numbers:<br />105,779,710<br />300,000<br />180,000,000<br />55,000,000<br />37%<br />Huffington Post, 2010<br />
    13. 13. Flowtown, 2010<br />
    14. 14.
    15. 15. #sfriot<br />
    16. 16.
    17. 17. From MissPronouncer<br />
    18. 18. Anatomy of a Tweet<br />@djakesWill you be at NYSCATE 2011? #nyscate11<br />
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    20. 20. Is Twitter a viable learning platform? <br />
    21. 21. Is Twitter a viable communications platform? <br />
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    25. 25. Contributor<br />
    26. 26. Is Twitter a viable learning platform? <br />
    27. 27. There are two living channels for learning 1) an institutional channel, and 2) a peer-driven, interest-driven, and unregulated digital media channel.<br />Richard Halverson<br />
    28. 28. Minddump.org, 2010<br />
    29. 29. University of Wisconsin-Stout , 2010<br />
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    31. 31. Is Twitter a viable learning platform? <br />
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    33. 33. search.twitter.com<br />
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    49. 49. From pmug-nj.org<br />
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    51. 51. Connective, social environments are disruptive for schools, and contribute to the challenge of rethinking of what it means to be well-educated.<br />
    52. 52. Twitter, and its associated tools, represents a pliable and agile platform for connecting members of the school community.<br />
    53. 53. These connections are scalable, with students of all ages having the capability to connect.<br />
    54. 54. For educators, Twitter can connect educators to resources and ideas…<br />
    55. 55. The hashtag ( #nyscate) is the glue.<br />
    56. 56. To understand Twitter, you have to participate…<br />

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