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Acadmice Use of
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     Martin Ebner
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Academic Use of Microblogging
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Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
„Hence, learning materials must be desinged
                        for easy access by the nomadic learners
              ...
Is microblogging a possibility for a specific
            community to exchange ideas, interests and
                     ...
Microblogging is a small-scale form of blogging, generally
made up of short, succinct messages, used by both users and
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http://www.jaiku.com

   http://www.pownce.com
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                             ...
http://www.twitter.com




Academic Use of Microblogging
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What the hell is twitter?



         - 140 character
         - from mobile, client or web interface
         - Followers...
btw, thanks for the last
                                       slide to ...




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
http://www.slideshare.net/mweller/twitter-microblogging-and-living-in-the-stream-presentation?type=powerpoint
Academic Use...
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/5_ways_to_have_fun_with_twitter.php

Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Different kind of people
                                                     using microblogs
                           ...
http://cogdoghouse.wikispaces.com/TwitterCycle

Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Twitter ok, but
                                                         how can we use it
                               ...
Research outcomes


                                • ED-Media 2008
                                • Summer School 2008
 ...
Research outcomes


                                • ED-Media 2008
                                • Summer School 2008
 ...
Twitter stream at conference
                                      (ED-Media 2008)




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Twitter stream at conferece
                                     (ED-Media 2008)




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54 Tweets using Hashtag
                                     #edmedia08




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
„in the background we
   discussed things more
deeply than the guys on the
           stage“



                  versus

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Research outcomes


                                • ED-Media 2008
                                • Summer School 2008
 ...
Research Question:



                                Who is using Twitter at conferences
                                ...
Question: Role of respondents at conferences




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Question: Purposes of using Twitter by attendes




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Communicating and sharing resources
                                seem to be one of the most interesting
               ...
Research outcomes


                                • ED-Media 2008
                                • Summer School 2008
 ...
Twitter Community at ED-Media 2008




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Number of Tweets at ED-Media 2008




Academic Use of Microblogging
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User
                                                   Hashttags




                                       Key terms
Aca...
„... top trend makers show who is the
                                       heartbeat of this online community
          ...
Research outcomes


                                • ED-Media 2008
                                • Summer School 2008
 ...
Research Question:



                                  Is Twitter proper to report from a
                               ...
Analyses of participants




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Categories of Tweets




Academic Use of Microblogging
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Detailed Analyes of Tweets




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Outcome:


                                    If we reduce the tweets to those
                                   occurri...
Practically, the obviously limited
                     usefulness of the tweets of the
                     EduCamp parti...
Research outcomes


                                • ED-Media 2008
                                • Summer School 2008
 ...
Research Question:


                                How must a web-based application
                                that...
http://grabeeter.tugraz.at




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Archive
        and
      Search
      offline




Academic Use of Microblogging
Martin Ebner
Grabeeter allows ...


                     • Micro-content (tweets) is achievable
                         due to the fac...
Microblogging as potential
         for the future

    - if we see it as a new
   communication channel




  http://www....
Grab and Search your
             Tweets http://grabeeter.tugraz.at
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  1. 1. Acadmice Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  2. 2. Technology enhanced Learning Academic Use of Microblogging http://flickr.com/photos/powerbooktrance/289992273// Martin Ebner
  3. 3. e-Learning u-Learning p-Learning m-Learning http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/141381675
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/toddhiestand/197704394/
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/toddhiestand/197704394/
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/toddhiestand/197704394/
  7. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/toddhiestand/197704394/
  8. 8. Mobile Learning? http://flickr.com/photos/thomcochrane/416206133/ Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  9. 9. „Hence, learning materials must be desinged for easy access by the nomadic learners during using mobile technology regardless of where they are located and which network infrastructure they are using to access information“ Allen, 2007 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  10. 10. Is microblogging a possibility for a specific community to exchange ideas, interests and information? http://www.flickr.com/photos/vividbreeze/480057824
  11. 11. Microblogging is a small-scale form of blogging, generally made up of short, succinct messages, used by both users and business to share news, post status updates and carry on conversations Templeton, 2008 http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/601808418
  12. 12. http://www.jaiku.com http://www.pownce.com (down on December 15, 2008) http://www.twitter.com http://identi.ca/ http://www.plurk.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericrice/1815164756/ Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  13. 13. http://www.twitter.com Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  14. 14. What the hell is twitter? - 140 character - from mobile, client or web interface - Followers - Direct messages - @Replies and Retweets - #Hashtags - Open API Academic Use of Microblogging http://www.flickr.com/photos/luc/1824234195 Martin Ebner
  15. 15. btw, thanks for the last slide to ... Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  16. 16. http://www.slideshare.net/mweller/twitter-microblogging-and-living-in-the-stream-presentation?type=powerpoint Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  17. 17. http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/5_ways_to_have_fun_with_twitter.php Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  18. 18. Different kind of people using microblogs Templeton, 2008 Java et al, 2007 Exchanger Communicator Daily Chatter Reporter http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/601808418
  19. 19. http://cogdoghouse.wikispaces.com/TwitterCycle Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  20. 20. Twitter ok, but how can we use it for scientific conferences? http://www.flickr.com/photos/leapfrog_photo/2532068489 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  21. 21. Research outcomes • ED-Media 2008 • Summer School 2008 • ED-Media 2009 • EduCamp 2010 • Grabeeter http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  22. 22. Research outcomes • ED-Media 2008 • Summer School 2008 • ED-Media 2009 • EduCamp 2010 • Grabeeter Ebner, M., (2009) Introducing Live Microblogging: How Single Presentations Can Be Enhanced by the Mass, Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching (JRIT), 2 (1), p. 91-100, 2009 http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  23. 23. Twitter stream at conference (ED-Media 2008) Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  24. 24. Twitter stream at conferece (ED-Media 2008) Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  25. 25. 54 Tweets using Hashtag #edmedia08 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  26. 26. „in the background we discussed things more deeply than the guys on the stage“ versus „Twitter can be distracting - you pay less attention“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/nuagedenuit/276092250
  27. 27. Research outcomes • ED-Media 2008 • Summer School 2008 • ED-Media 2009 • EduCamp 2010 • Grabeeter Reinhardt, W., Ebner, M., Beham, G., Costa, C. (2009) How People are Using Twitter during Conferences, Hornung-Prähauser, V., Luckmann, M. (Ed.), 5th EduMedia conference, Salzburg, p. 145-156 http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  28. 28. Research Question: Who is using Twitter at conferences and why? Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  29. 29. Question: Role of respondents at conferences Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  30. 30. Question: Purposes of using Twitter by attendes Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  31. 31. Communicating and sharing resources seem to be one of the most interesting and relevant ways in which one microblogs http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/430523365 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  32. 32. Research outcomes • ED-Media 2008 • Summer School 2008 • ED-Media 2009 • EduCamp 2010 • Grabeeter Ebner. M., Reinhard, W. (2009) Social networking in scientific conferences – Twitter as tool for strengthen a scientific, Workshop Science 2.0 for TEL, ECTEL 2009 http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  33. 33. Twitter Community at ED-Media 2008 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  34. 34. Number of Tweets at ED-Media 2008 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  35. 35. User Hashttags Key terms Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  36. 36. „... top trend makers show who is the heartbeat of this online community and the key terms pointed out, what the community was talking about“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/radekreks/316541927 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  37. 37. Research outcomes • ED-Media 2008 • Summer School 2008 • ED-Media 2009 • EduCamp 2010 • Grabeeter Ebner. M., Mühlburger H., Schaffert S., Schiefner M., Reinhardt W., Wheeler S. (2010) Getting Granular on Twitter Tweets from a Conference and their Limited Usefulness for Non-Participant, N. Reynolds and M. Turcsányi-Szabó (Eds.): KCKS 2010, IFIP AICT 324, pp. 102–113, 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  38. 38. Research Question: Is Twitter proper to report from a conference in order to share the event with the scientific community from outside the conference? Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  39. 39. Analyses of participants Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  40. 40. Categories of Tweets Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  41. 41. Detailed Analyes of Tweets Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  42. 42. Outcome: If we reduce the tweets to those occurring during the conference period (5th and 6th February) only 120 posts are of interest at all, which relates to about 6% Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  43. 43. Practically, the obviously limited usefulness of the tweets of the EduCamp participants for interested external participants evokes new ideas for practical and effective alternative usage of the tweets as well as the need for appropriate tools. http://www.flickr.com/photos/minaartwork/3695954155 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  44. 44. Research outcomes • ED-Media 2008 • Summer School 2008 • ED-Media 2009 • EduCamp 2010 • Grabeeter Mühlburger H., Ebner M., Taraghi B. (2010) @twitter Try out #Grabeeter to Export, Archive and Search Your Tweet, ECTEL 2010, Workshop Research 2.0, accepted, in print http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  45. 45. Research Question: How must a web-based application that can also be used offline (without Internet connection) for information retrieval and knowledge discovery based on a micro-content system like Twitter look like? Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  46. 46. http://grabeeter.tugraz.at Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  47. 47. Archive and Search offline Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  48. 48. Grabeeter allows ... • Micro-content (tweets) is achievable due to the fact that any tweet can be retrieved at anytime from a local hard- drive • Micro-content is storable in a way that the user can distinguish between different events • Micro-content is searchable along keywords, hashtags, time frames as well as different entities (URLs, @, ... ) http://www.flickr.com/photos/haagsuitburo/2342058525 Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  49. 49. Microblogging as potential for the future - if we see it as a new communication channel http://www.flickr.com/photos/161/ Academic Use of Microblogging Martin Ebner
  50. 50. Grab and Search your Tweets http://grabeeter.tugraz.at martin.ebner@tugraz.at Slides available at: http://elearningblog.tugraz.at SOCIAL LEARNING Computer and Information Services Graz University of Technology Graz University of Technology Martin Ebner http://elearningblog.tugraz.at mebner http://elearning.tugraz.at
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