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Using Twitter to form communities of practice.

A presentation from the Handheld Learning Conference 2009.

Do you Twitter?

Some people have “complained” about Twitter as shallow and lightweight, they have missed the point.

Is Twitter just about following people and reading informative links or is it about conversation and community?

I use Twitter in various ways, saying when I am drinking a coffee,to inform about what I am doing, blog articles and as a backchannel at events and conferences. However telling people is only half the story, the real value of Twitter is the conversation.

Of course really Twitter is all about the coffee. It’s the coffee you drink with colleagues during a break, where you discuss work, but also your commute, TV, films, the weather. It’s the coffee you drink whilst browsing the web and posting links of interesting web site to your blog or in an e-mail. It’s the coffee you drink in a coffee shop, reading the paper or a book. It’s the coffee you drink with fellow delegates during a break or at lunch at a conference. Where you discuss the keynotes, the presentations, the workshops, where you are going next, your hotel, the food, the coffee, what you do, where you’re going, what gadgets you have in your bag.

Twitter is about these moments, but without the physical and geographical limitations. Twitter allows people from different institutions, sectors, different, departments to share these moments. This presentation will look at how Twitter can be used to improve and enhance teaching and learning through the use of Twitter as a community of practice.

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It's all about the coffee It's all about the coffee Presentation Transcript

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/seandreilinger/
  • It’s all about the coffee... The value of Twitter James Clay - Gloucestershire College
  • Twitter
  • ...it’s all about the coffee...
  • You drink coffee...
  • with your family... http://www.flickr.com/photos/seandreilinger/
  • with colleagues http://www.flickr.com/photos/rsms/1374503176/
  • with Friends... http://www.friendscafe.org/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/148900/size/big/cat/509/limit/recent
  • conference delegates... http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesclay/2941473612
  • At the dinner table... http://www.flickr.com/photos/ugglan/100963544/
  • On the street... http://www.flickr.com/photos/shij13/32903700/
  • In a cafe... http://www.flickr.com/photos/shij13/32903700/
  • On holiday... http://www.flickr.com/photos/procsilas/15942925/
  • ..even at McDonalds! http://www.flickr.com/photos/iirraa/750061941/
  • ...on your own! http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimmyroq/3365686309/
  • Conversation
  • Geography http://www.flickr.com/photos/simondee/3206147553/
  • Time http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/17945646/
  • Community
  • Sharing links
  • Collaboration
  • Blogs and news
  • Crowd sourcing
  • Conferences
  • Back channel
  • What’s happening...
  • Conversation
  • Who washes the mugs? http://www.flickr.com/photos/knile/3499922378/
  • What?
  • It’s not for everyone! http://www.flickr.com/photos/w00kie/384533164/
  • What if you drink tea? http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranguard/3218808314/
  • That’s my community of practice.
  • Create a community!
  • ...it’s all about the coffee...
  • James Clay ILT & Learning Resources Manager Gloucestershire College
  • t witter.com/jamesclay elearningstuff.wordpress.com
  • Questions? http://www.flickr.com/photos/calavera/65098350/