Using Twitter For Teaching And Learning

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Here is the presentation I used for a workshop I facilitated for educators at Otago Polytechnic on February 5th …

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. 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. @DeanGroom: Twitter is a peer-assisted learning platform
  • 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. To join, go to www.twitter.com and set up an account Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73532212@N00/3383916444
  • 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. Using Twitter for personal learning Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/1431384410
  • 7. Personal and professional support and mentoring Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503214348@N01/41795505
  • 8. Networking, sharing information Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/7941044@N06/4104541211
  • 9. Real time help Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22177648@N06/2137737248
  • 10. Sharing advice http://www.flickr.com/photos/67953162@N00/3943777830
  • 11. Professional collaboration Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29809546@N00/2199685678
  • 12. Friendship – enhancing face-to-face relationships
  • 13. Using Twitter for teaching Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/98203235@N00/2085629835
  • 14. Class discussion taken to wider audience Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44921934@N00/302001867
  • 15. Real time news – follow international events, issues and discussions Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/10717364@N06/3792337931
  • 16. Become part of national and international campiagns http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2364696515/in/set-72157603545124242/
  • 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. Mobile options eg class announcements Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/34024493@N00/3183824689
  • 19. Connecting students at a distance Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahmstewart/3716387424/
  • 20. Organize, advertise and take part in real time events http://www.flickr.com/photos/59089413@N00/123386545
  • 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