How People are using Twitter
    during Conferences
           Martin Ebner
Technology enhanced Learning




http://flickr.com/photos/powerbooktrance/289992273//
Mobile Learning?




http://flickr.com/photos/thomcochrane/416206133/
„Hence, learning materials must be desinged
 for easy access by the nomadic learners
during using mobile technology regard...
Is microblogging a possibility for a specific
   community to exchange ideas, interests and
                 information?
...
Microblogging is a small-scale form of blogging, generally
made up of short, succinct messages, used by both users and
 bu...
Different kind of people
                                                     using microblogs
                           ...
http://www.jaiku.com




  http://www.twitter.com




                                                       http://www.pl...
What can you do on
                                 Twitter?


        - 140 character
        - from mobile, client or we...
btw, thanks for the last
       slide to ...
Twitter ok, but
                                                         what is the power
                               ...
Question to the
 community
... and i got their answers
     within 7 minutes
It is about a communication,
                          collaboration, social networking
                                  ...
before




                                                during




                                                    ...
Twitter stream at
conference (ED - Media 08)
Research Question:



          Who is using Twitter at conferences
                       and why?
Question: Role of respondents at conferences
Question: Respondents actively tweeted during conferences
Question: Purposes of using Twitter by attendes
„in the background we
   discussed things more
deeply than the guys on the
           stage“



                  versus

...
Microblogging as potential
       for the future

  - if we see it as a new
communication channel ...




http://www.flickr...
... maybe also between
       monsters
SOCIAL LEARNING

Computer and Information Services
  Graz University of Technology

            Graz University of Technol...
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  1. 1. How People are using Twitter during Conferences Martin Ebner
  2. 2. Technology enhanced Learning http://flickr.com/photos/powerbooktrance/289992273//
  3. 3. Mobile Learning? http://flickr.com/photos/thomcochrane/416206133/
  4. 4. „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
  5. 5. Is microblogging a possibility for a specific community to exchange ideas, interests and information? http://www.flickr.com/photos/vividbreeze/480057824
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. Different kind of people using microblogs Templeton, 2008 Java et al, 2007 Exchanger Communicator Daily Chatter Reporter http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/601808418
  8. 8. http://www.jaiku.com http://www.twitter.com http://www.plurk.com http://identi.ca/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericrice/1815164756/
  9. 9. What can you do on Twitter? - 140 character - from mobile, client or web interface - Followers - Direct messages - @Replies and Retweets - #Hashtags - Open API http://www.flickr.com/photos/luc/1824234195
  10. 10. btw, thanks for the last slide to ...
  11. 11. Twitter ok, but what is the power behind? http://www.flickr.com/photos/leapfrog_photo/2532068489
  12. 12. Question to the community
  13. 13. ... and i got their answers within 7 minutes
  14. 14. It is about a communication, collaboration, social networking - in a very, very new way http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/430523365
  15. 15. before during after http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/430523365
  16. 16. Twitter stream at conference (ED - Media 08)
  17. 17. Research Question: Who is using Twitter at conferences and why?
  18. 18. Question: Role of respondents at conferences
  19. 19. Question: Respondents actively tweeted during conferences
  20. 20. Question: Purposes of using Twitter by attendes
  21. 21. „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
  22. 22. Microblogging as potential for the future - if we see it as a new communication channel ... http://www.flickr.com/photos/161/
  23. 23. ... maybe also between monsters
  24. 24. SOCIAL LEARNING Computer and Information Services Graz University of Technology Graz University of Technology Martin Ebner http://elearning.tugraz.at http://elearningblog.tugraz.at http://twitter.com/mebner
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