Learning Technology Center LTC@uwm.edu  Sharon Stoerger [email_address] Matt Russell, Ph.D. & Gerald Bergtrom, Ph.D. Learn...
What is Twitter? <ul><li>Microblogging tool </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion posts without titles </li></ul><ul><li>140 charac...
How Can We Use Twitter? <ul><li>Following  </li></ul><ul><li>Twitterature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizing articles/liter...
Building your Twitter Community
Find People You Want to Know <ul><li>Search Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com   </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Who to Follow
Following Twitter Followers
Retweeting & Replying <ul><li>Retweet = Rt, RT or rtwt  </li></ul><ul><li>Read someone else ’s tweet    share it! </li></...
 
Find Topics <ul><li>Wefollow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twibes  </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Sharing Links & Resources
Conversations or Hashtags <ul><li>Broadcast   broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps relevant tweets together </li></ul><...
Creating a Facebook Fan Page  http://www.facebook.com/
Why a Fan Page? <ul><li>PRIVACY </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like” vs. “friend”  </li></ul><ul><li>What you write    their news fe...
UWM Social Media Fan Pages
 
Communication, Collaboration, Communities <ul><li>Synchronous Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul...
Virtual Worlds and Learning Tools <ul><li>Second Life Places </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EduNation Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Educational Social Media Ideas <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </li>...
Other Ed Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Archiving Social Media Content <ul><li>Tweetdoc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tweetdoc.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twap...
Departing Guidelines (Dunlap & Lowenthal, 2009) <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend peopl...
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  1. 1. Learning Technology Center LTC@uwm.edu Sharon Stoerger [email_address] Matt Russell, Ph.D. & Gerald Bergtrom, Ph.D. Learning Technology Consultants Learning Technology Center University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Using social media for blended learning communities
  2. 2. What is Twitter? <ul><li>Microblogging tool </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion posts without titles </li></ul><ul><li>140 characters </li></ul><ul><li>Passive or active </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social dashboards (e.g., TweetDeck, HootSuite) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social browsers (e.g., RockMelt, Fizzik) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How Can We Use Twitter? <ul><li>Following </li></ul><ul><li>Twitterature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizing articles/literature into tweets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile phone novels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keitai shousetsu </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Correcting tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter conversations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class, community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hashtags </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Building your Twitter Community
  5. 5. Find People You Want to Know <ul><li>Search Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter Professors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2009/02/16/twitter-professors/ </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Who to Follow
  7. 7. Following Twitter Followers
  8. 8. Retweeting & Replying <ul><li>Retweet = Rt, RT or rtwt </li></ul><ul><li>Read someone else ’s tweet  share it! </li></ul><ul><li>Replying = @username </li></ul><ul><li>@username  see tweet even if not following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: @csoleil y at-il un soft pour ça? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Find Topics <ul><li>Wefollow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twibes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twibes.com </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Sharing Links & Resources
  11. 12. Conversations or Hashtags <ul><li>Broadcast  broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps relevant tweets together </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions (e.g., #realwplearn) </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet using hashtag… </li></ul><ul><li>#ltcicbl </li></ul>
  12. 13. Creating a Facebook Fan Page http://www.facebook.com/
  13. 14. Why a Fan Page? <ul><li>PRIVACY </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like” vs. “friend” </li></ul><ul><li>What you write  their news feed (i.e., wall) </li></ul><ul><li>What they write  NOT on your wall </li></ul>
  14. 15. UWM Social Media Fan Pages
  15. 17. Communication, Collaboration, Communities <ul><li>Synchronous Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Voice & Video </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis (e.g., Wikispaces, PBWorks) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LiveMocha </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Busuu </li></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Virtual Worlds and Learning Tools <ul><li>Second Life Places </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EduNation Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Babel Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sky Learning Center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Second Life Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English as a Second Language School </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Educational Social Media Ideas <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Connections/PLNs (e.g., Siemens, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice speaking & writing </li></ul><ul><li>Polling </li></ul><ul><li>Group activities/backchannel communication </li></ul>
  18. 20. Other Ed Uses of Social Media <ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetchat ( http://tweetchat.com/ ; monitor tweets) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Daily microlearning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top tips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles to read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scavenger hunts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build information literacy, problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U of Idaho ( http://www.today.uidaho.edu/Details.aspx?ID=5018 ) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 21. Archiving Social Media Content <ul><li>Tweetdoc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tweetdoc.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twapper Keeper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://twapperkeeper.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Archivist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://archivist.visitmix.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keepstream </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://keepstream.com </li></ul></ul>
  20. 22. Departing Guidelines (Dunlap & Lowenthal, 2009) <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend people to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Model effective use </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students ’ active/ongoing participation </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate into assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to actively participate </li></ul>

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