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    • Using Twitter Among Students Name: Sara Ibrahim ID: 200910660
    • Content
      • General Information
      • Get Started With Twitter
      • Advantages of Twitter
      • Using Twitter Effectively
      • Students and Twitter
      • Exercise
    • General Information
      • Definition
      • Founders
      • Features
    • Definition
      • Twitter is an online service and social networking that enables you to post updates with other “tweeps” by answering a single question “What’s happening?”
      • Twitter limits tweets, so you only receive and post tweets up to 140 characters.
    • Founder
      • Jack Dorsey
      • @jack
      • “ Executive Chairman of Twitter, CEO of Square, a founder of both.”
    • Features
      • Who to follow:
      • View Suggestions: allow you to follow “tweeps” depending on who you follow and other variables
      • Browse Interests: allow you to follow “tweeps” based on over 20 categories
      • Find your friends: allow you to find “tweeps” from your email account
      • Searches: search for topics and keywords and save your search
      • Advertising: you need to have an idea about promoted trends, promoted tweets and promoted accounts
    • Get Started With Twitter
      • Create a twitter account
      • Twitter terminology
    • Create a twitter account
      • Step 1: go to http://twitter.com/
      • Step 2: join twitter by typing your full name, email and password in the sign up box
      • Step 3: choose a username (suggestions available) then click on “Create my account”
      • Step 4: you can follow some stages to help you start with twitter or you can skip them
      • Step 5: confirm your email address to access all of twitter’s features
      Watch how to create a twitter account
    • Twitter Terminology
      • Follow: when you follow an account, all their tweets will appear in your timeline
      • Unfollow: to stop seeing someone’s tweets in your timeline
      • Retweet (RT): to share someone’s tweets with your followers
      • Block: use it when you find a spammer in your followers list to remove it from your list
      • Reply: to respond to someone’s tweet
      • Mentions: click on @mentions to check when someone has mentioned you
      • @: use it if you want to mention another tweep; it is also the first part of a username (ex. @Sara_Albastaki)
      • #: use it to categorize tweets, trending topics (TT) are usually combined with #
      • Direct Message (DM): it is private massages you want to send to other tweeps
    • Advantages of Twitter
      • Communication tool
      • Share and receive information
    • Communication Tool
      • Twitter made the world smaller
      • Communicate with different people around the world
        • Ex. we can have friend from different countries
      • Ask about them and talk about our interests
    • Share and Receive Information
      • We can know what is happening in the world
      • Politics
      • Economics
      • Sports
      • Music
      • Celebrities
      • Share those information
    • Using Twitter Effectively
      • Tweeting style
      • Tag your tweet
      • Use a twitter organizer
    • Tweeting Style
    • Tag Your Tweet
      • Make your tweets visible to other tweeps
      • Give your tweets more exposure
      • Create discussions
      • # allows you to search the tweets containing the hashtag
      • Get into conversations with other tweeps about a specific topic
      • It helps connect with a particular group of people or with people interested in the same things you are (ex. #ZU)
    • Use a Twitter Organizer Watch how TweetDeck works…
    • Twitter and Students
      • Organize events
      • Connection between students & teachers
      • Class discussion
      • Share info about a topic
      • Research tool
    • Organize Events
      • Important announcements
      • Lectures
      • Trips
      • Meetings time and date
    • Connection Between Students & Teachers
      • Students can ask about each other, know what is happening in their school or university
      • Teachers can post test dates to inform students
      • Teachers can comment about class discussion or what lessons have been taken in class to update students
    • Class Discussion
      • Share opinions, ask questions and discuss different answers
        • It helps increase the students’ knowledge
        • It encourages students who don’t participate to be engaged in class discussions
      • It doesn’t mean we have to replace the regular formats, twitter is used to enhance class discussion process
    • Share Info about a Topic
      • Students can share outside information about a topic taken in class
        • It helps widen their knowledge
        • It encourages critical thinking
        • It encourages students to be more engaged in class
    • Research Tool
    • Exercise
      • Go to
    • Bibliography
      • Bart, M. (2009, June 17). Using Twitter to Facilitate Classroom Discussions . Retrieved November 15, 2011, from Faculty Focus: http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/using-twitter-to-facilitate-classroom-discussions/
      • Miller, S. M. (2010). Enhance Your Twitter Experience. ERIC , 4.
      • Mollett, A., Moran, D., & Dunleavy, P. (2011, September). A Guide to Using Twitter in University Research,Teaching, and Impact Activities . Retrieved October 21, 2011, from LSE: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2011/09/29/twitter-guide/
      • Sherman, A. (2011, February 2). 10 Twitter Features You Might Be Missing . Retrieved October 23, 2011, from Gigaom: http://gigaom.com/collaboration/10-twitter-features-you-might-be-missing/
      • Twitter . (2009, March 19). Retrieved October 24, 2011, from Techterms: http://www.techterms.com/definition/twitter
      • Twitter For Students . (n.d.). Retrieved October 22, 2011, from Twitter Tips Central: http://www.twittertipscentral.com/miscellaneous/twitter-for-students/
      • Using Twitter to Break Down Classroom Isolation . (2009, March 30). Retrieved October 22, 2011, from Teachers Tips: http://david-r-wetzel.suite101.com/using-twitter-to-break-down-classroom-isolation-a106070
      • Watters, A. (2011, March 21). 5 Ways Twitter Has Changed Education . Retrieved October 21, 2011, from Mind Shift: http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/03/5-ways-twitter-has-changed-education/