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Twitter   summer institute Twitter summer institute Presentation Transcript

  • Twitter
  • TwitterAn information network: Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting. An open exchange of information.
  • Getting Started
  • Getting Started• Sign up @ Twitter.com• Twitter 101• How to use Twitter in your teaching• Twitter Extras
  • Twitter 101
  • Twitter 101• Small bursts of information called Tweets• Length of each tweet: 140 characters or less• Details pane. Contains photos, videos and other media content• Twitter on the go. Twitter mobile
  • Twitter 101
  • Twitter 101• 3rd party applications• Hashtags• Shorten URL’s
  • Twitter (web browser)
  • Twitter Mobile
  • Twitter MobileAndroid
  • Twitter MobileAndroid iPhone
  • Twitter Mobile BlackberryAndroid iPhone
  • How to use Twitter in your teaching
  • How to use Twitter in your teaching• Create bulletins and class reminders• Build student connection beyond the classroom• Students become a part of a global community• Foster interaction about a given topic• Colleagues may benefit from your discoveries, tips, warnings, recommendations, advice and vice versa
  • Twitter in the classroom
  • Twitter Extras
  • Twitter Extras• freetwitterdesigner.com• Twitterfall• Tweetdeck
  • Twitter Extras
  • Twitter Extras• Tweet: A short update of what you are doing in 140 characters or less• Followers: People who are interested in your updates• Following: People whose updates you are interested in• Direct Message (DM): Sending a direct message to your followers. Type “d” before the message or use the drop down• At (@ symbol): You can use this symbol when you are referring someone in your updates. You prefix their username with @ to display his/her Twitter account in the update• Re-tweet (RT): You can relay a tweet or update to everyone who is following you. Similar to forwarding an email• Hashtag (#): Used to mark keywords or topics
  • Twitter Extras
  • Twitter ExtrasExperiencing technical difficulties - “Stay calm under pressure”