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Introduction to twitter - session for colleagues in the school of health science Introduction to twitter - session for colleagues in the school of health science Presentation Transcript

  • Introduction to … by @Reedyreedles Peter Reed Lecturer (Learning Technology) Institute for Learning & Teaching
  • Any Active Tweeters? Why? What do you want from today?
  • Today What is Twitter? Terminology Why use it? Who uses it? How can I use it?
  • What is Twitter? Micro blog 140 Character limit Follow / Be Followed Additional Functionalities
  • Making Connections Your Friends & Family People with Shared Interests People you’d like to know
  • Static or ‘On the Go’
  • As a News Service?
  • Brand Engagement http://www.nestivity.com/the-top-25-most- engaged-brands-on-twitter-today/
  • Brand Engagment
  • And Customer Services
  • And Customer Services
  • Twitter @ Ideas?
  • Some ‘Official’ Accounts
  • Some ‘Official’ Accounts
  • Some ‘Official’ Accounts
  • Theoretical Underpinning Chickering & Gamson’s (1999) Good Practice in Undergraduate Education 1. Encourages student-faculty contact 2. Encourages cooperation among students 3. Encourages active learning 4. Gives prompt feedback 5. Emphasizes time on task 6. Communicates high expectations 7. Respects diverse talents and ways of learning
  • Research Suggests…. Lots of positivity around use of Twitter in edu. “Twitter helped students feel more comfortable asking questions they may not be comfortable with asking in class”. Junco (2011)
  • Research Suggests….
  • Downfalls? So we’ve seen examples of Twitter to support customer services and teaching & learning. Can you see any downfalls or cautions to using Twitter?
  • Downfalls? Students might expect 24/7 support What about Professional Identity of students, individual staff and corporate accounts?
  • Recognise?
  • Think… Don’t be scared by the downfalls. Just think about how you use Twitter and present yourself/department.
  • http://www.liv.ac.uk/media/livacuk/corpcom ms/pdf/social-media-guidelines.pdf
  • 1. Attention 2. Filtering 3. Participation 4. Collaboration 5. Network know-how (adapted from Rheingold 2012) ‘Information overload’ or ‘filter failure’? How to Thrive Online
  • Let’s Take a Closer Look…
  • Terminology
  • @mentions Tweet directed at a specific individual.
  • Retweet RT Shares someone else’s tweet with all of your followers
  • Retweet MT – Modified Tweet Shares someone else’s tweet with changes to all of your followers
  • #hashtags The # symbol is used to mark keywords or topics in a tweet, which are then used to categorise / search tweets.
  • Tips for starting on Twitter Decide how you want to use Twitter Personally? Professionally? Combination? Follow people You’ll be more informed about what’s happening. People frequently follow you back.
  • Remember, Twitter is only one way to develop an online identity
  • Demo follow someone new tweet direct messages discover notifications hashtags #meded