Why talk about this?88% of US adults have a cell phone.65% of US adults use social networking sitesExpectations are changingHow people learn is changing.
Creating a tweet in Hootsuite. Integrated ability to shorten urls, add images and docs,
Currently, 87% of American adults have a cell phone, 57% have a laptop, 19% own an e-book reader, and 19% have a tablet computer; about six in 10 adults (63%) go online wirelessly with one of those devices. – PewShift to accommodate innovation and disruptions created by new technologies
Three toolsTwitter | Mahara | CrowdmapPaul TreadwellMay 2012
Three tools for today• Twitter • Microblogging• Moodle | Mahara • Learning Content Management and e-Portfolio• Crowdmap
Twitter terminology• Follow • Automatically receive someones tweets• Reply • From one person to another, publically viewable• Direct Message • From one person to another, private.• Retweet • Repost a tweet – from someone you’re following to your followers• # (Hashtag) • for identifying topics. Help identify content for searches
Resources• Mobile Technologies and Empowerment – United Nations Development Programme – 02/2012• http://www.undpegov.org/sites/undpegov.org/files/undp_mobile_technolo gy_primer.pdf• Dial “A” for Agriculture: A Review of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Extension in Developing Countries http://bit.ly/HaD5uL• Pew Internet and American Life Project http://www.pewinternet.org/• Mobile is the needle, social is the thread http://bit.ly/HcVFTK• Mobile Technologies and Empowerment – United Nations Development Programme – 02/2012 http://bit.ly/HcrcQr• How to be better at twitter – Megan Garber,The Atlantic 01/31/2012
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