Transcript of "How to use Twitter for learning and teaching"
How to use Twitter for learning and teaching Sarah Stewart Program Developer, EDC Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin email@example.com Twitter: SarahStewartImage:http://www.flickr.com/photos/13524378@N03/2 Creative Commons BY 2012397881577
@DeanGroom: Twitter is a peer-assisted learning platform
Twitter allows you to send instantmessages to people who are following you, no more than 140 characters Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503019876@N01/1824234195
To join, go to www.twitter.com and set up an accountImage: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73532212@N00/3383916444
Resources to get you goingCommon Craft. Twitter in plain English:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0oJane Hart. Twitter workshop:http://www.slideshare.net/janehart/twitter-workshop-16Mashable. The Twitter Guidebook:http://mashable.com/guidebook/twitter
Using Twitter for personal learning Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/1431384410
Personal and professional support and mentoringImage: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503214348@N01/41795505
Using Twitter for teachingImage: http://www.flickr.com/photos/98203235@N00/2085629835
Class discussion taken to wider audience Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44921934@N00/302001867
Real time news – follow international events, issues and discussions Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10717364@N06/3792337931
Become part of national and international campiagnshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-72157603545124242/
Connect with “famous” people, people of influence, culture and power http://www.flickr.com/photos/39895100 @N02/4410788484 http://www.flickr.com/photos/26400047@N http://www.flickr.com/photos/68099 03/4126189128 105@N00/4270843426
Mobile options eg class announcementsImage: http://www.flickr.com/photos/34024493@N00/3183824689
Connecting students at a distance Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart/3716387424/
Organize, advertise and take part in real time events http://www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/123386545
Resources to help you use Twitter forteachingTomaz Lasic: Twitter handbook for teachers:http://www.scribd.com/doc/14062777/Twitter-Handbook-forCarol Hooper-Taylor: 50 ideas on using Twitter foreducation:http://cooper-taylor.com/blog/2008/08/50-ideas-on-using-twThe Twitter Experiment – UT Dallas:http://www.youtube.com/das_captcha?next=/watch%3Fv
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