How to use Twitter for  teaching and learning Sarah Stewart Educational Facilitator and Consultant Otago Polytechnic, Dune...
@DeanGroom: Twitter is a peer-assisted learning platform
Twitter allows you to send instant  messages to people who are following you,  no more than 140 characters Image: http://w...
To join, go to  www.twitter.com  and  set up an account Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73532212@N00/3383916444
Resources to get you going Common Craft. Twitter in plain English:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0o Jane Hart. ...
Using Twitter for personal learning  Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/1431384410
Personal and professional support and mentoring Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503214348@N01/41795505
Networking, sharing information Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/7941044@N06/4104541211
Real time help Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
Sharing advice  http://www.flickr.com/photos/67953162@N00/3943777830
Professional collaboration Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29809546@N00/2199685678
Friendship – enhancing face-to-face relationships
Using Twitter for teaching  Image: 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@N06/3792...
Become part of national and international campiagns  http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-7215760354512...
Connect with “famous” people, people  of influence, culture and power http://www.flickr.com/photos/8179982@N02/2132281851 ...
Mobile options eg  class announcements Image: 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 for teaching Tomaz Lasic: Twitter handbook for teachers:  http://www.scribd.com/doc/1406...
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Here is the presentation I used for a workshop I facilitated for educators at Otago Polytechnic on February 5th 2010:

http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com/2010/02/twitter-workshop-at-otago-polytechnic.html

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  1. 1. How to use Twitter for teaching and learning Sarah Stewart Educational Facilitator and Consultant Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin [email_address] Twitter: SarahStewart Creative Commons BY 2010 Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/13524378@N03/2397881577
  2. 2. @DeanGroom: Twitter is a peer-assisted learning platform
  3. 3. Twitter allows you to send instant messages to people who are following you, no more than 140 characters Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503019876@N01/1824234195
  4. 4. To join, go to www.twitter.com and set up an account Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73532212@N00/3383916444
  5. 5. Resources to get you going Common Craft. Twitter in plain English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddO9idmax0o Jane Hart. Twitter workshop: http://www.slideshare.net/janehart/twitter-workshop-1604109 Mashable. The Twitter Guidebook: http://mashable.com/guidebook/twitter
  6. 6. Using Twitter for personal learning Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/1431384410
  7. 7. Personal and professional support and mentoring Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503214348@N01/41795505
  8. 8. Networking, sharing information Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/7941044@N06/4104541211
  9. 9. Real time help Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
  10. 10. Sharing advice http://www.flickr.com/photos/67953162@N00/3943777830
  11. 11. Professional collaboration Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29809546@N00/2199685678
  12. 12. Friendship – enhancing face-to-face relationships
  13. 13. Using Twitter for teaching Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/98203235@N00/2085629835
  14. 14. Class discussion taken to wider audience Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44921934@N00/302001867
  15. 15. Real time news – follow international events, issues and discussions Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10717364@N06/3792337931
  16. 16. Become part of national and international campiagns http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-72157603545124242/
  17. 17. Connect with “famous” people, people of influence, culture and power http://www.flickr.com/photos/8179982@N02/2132281851 http://www.flickr.com/photos/68099 105@N00/4270843426 http://www.flickr.com/photos/26400047@N03/4126189128
  18. 18. Mobile options eg class announcements Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/34024493@N00/3183824689
  19. 19. Connecting students at a distance Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart/3716387424/
  20. 20. Organize, advertise and take part in real time events http://www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/123386545
  21. 21. Resources to help you use Twitter for teaching Tomaz Lasic: Twitter handbook for teachers: http://www.scribd.com/doc/14062777/Twitter-Handbook-for-Teachers Carol Hooper-Taylor: 50 ideas on using Twitter for education: http://cooper-taylor.com/blog/2008/08/50-ideas-on-using-twitter-for-education The Twitter Experiment – UT Dallas: http://www.youtube.com/das_captcha?next=/watch%3Fv%3D6WPVWDkF7U8
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