Using the Power of Twitter:  Building Online Learning   Lisa Thumann,  Sr. Specialist in Technology Education CMSCE, Rutge...
  <ul><li>What? What is an  Online Learning Community? </li></ul><ul><li>So What? Why are they helpful?  Why do I care? </...
What?
 
” No one knows everything,  everyone knows something,  all knowledge resides in humanity. ” Lévy 1997
Two Networking Tools  for  Building Online Learning Communities :
 
 
So What?
Follow Someone From Today
They Tweet Out Their Blog Post Next Week
Their Post Refers To...
A Video on YouTube
Research on 21st Century Learning Skills
Another Blog You Are Interested in Reading
You Read That Person's Blog and Start Following Them on Twitter <ul><li>  </li></ul>
A Few Days Later That Person Tweets out a Link to...
Now What?
The positive spiral of social networks tschaut ’ s photos Contribution Reciprocity Accumulation Value
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_FBXGhy-QmVw/SKQMyMxZsOI/AAAAAAAAB9Q/sOnN6gf5UcQ/s1600-h/card1711.JPG
 
To Do: <ul><ul><li>1.  Sign up for  Classroom 2.0  and/or  Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.  Fill out your 3 cards as...
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  1. 1. Using the Power of Twitter: Building Online Learning Lisa Thumann, Sr. Specialist in Technology Education CMSCE, Rutgers University http://thumannresources.com http://www.twitter.com/lthumann
  2. 2.   <ul><li>What? What is an Online Learning Community? </li></ul><ul><li>So What? Why are they helpful?  Why do I care? </li></ul><ul><li>Now What? What can you do to build your OLC? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What?
  4. 5. ” No one knows everything, everyone knows something, all knowledge resides in humanity. ” Lévy 1997
  5. 6. Two Networking Tools for Building Online Learning Communities :
  6. 9. So What?
  7. 10. Follow Someone From Today
  8. 11. They Tweet Out Their Blog Post Next Week
  9. 12. Their Post Refers To...
  10. 13. A Video on YouTube
  11. 14. Research on 21st Century Learning Skills
  12. 15. Another Blog You Are Interested in Reading
  13. 16. You Read That Person's Blog and Start Following Them on Twitter <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 17. A Few Days Later That Person Tweets out a Link to...
  15. 18. Now What?
  16. 19. The positive spiral of social networks tschaut ’ s photos Contribution Reciprocity Accumulation Value
  17. 20. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_FBXGhy-QmVw/SKQMyMxZsOI/AAAAAAAAB9Q/sOnN6gf5UcQ/s1600-h/card1711.JPG
  18. 22. To Do: <ul><ul><li>1. Sign up for Classroom 2.0 and/or Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Fill out your 3 cards as best you can. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Find one person you don't know - introduce yourself and exchange cards. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Repeat #3 two more times. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5. Continue the conversation. </li></ul></ul>Here’s what to do:

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