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<ul><li>Part 1:  What is social media? </li></ul><ul><li>Part 2:  Language learning with Twitter & Facebook </li></ul><ul>...
 
 
<ul><li>Microblogging tool </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion posts without titles </li></ul><ul><li>140 characters </li></ul><u...
<ul><li>Following  </li></ul><ul><li>Twitterature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizing articles/literature into tweets </li><...
 
<ul><li>Search Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter Professors </li></...
 
<ul><li>@ikll (I Kinda Like Languages   language courses)  </li></ul><ul><li>@learnkanji (Japanese vocabulary) </li></ul>...
 
 
<ul><li>Retweet = Rt, RT or rtwt  </li></ul><ul><li>Read someone else’s tweet    share it! </li></ul><ul><li>Replying = @...
 
<ul><li>Wefollow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twibes  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ww...
 
<ul><li>Broadcast   broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps relevant tweets together </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous chat se...
<ul><li>#flteach  – Teaching foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>#langchat  – Learning and teaching languages </li></ul><u...
 
 
<ul><li>PRIVACY </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like” vs. “friend”  </li></ul><ul><li>What you write    their news feed (i.e., wall) ...
 
 
<ul><li>Find Pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee Break French </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee Break Spanish </li></ul></u...
 
<ul><li>Synchronous Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Voice & Video </li></ul></...
<ul><li>Second Life Places </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EduNation Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Babel Island </li></ul></ul><...
 
<ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Connections/PLNs (...
<ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetchat  ( http://tweetcha...
 
<ul><li>Tweetdoc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tweetdoc.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twapper Keeper </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend people to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Model effective us...
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  1. 1. Learning Technology Center LTC@uwm.edu Sharon Stoerger [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>Part 1: What is social media? </li></ul><ul><li>Part 2: Language learning with Twitter & Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Part 3: Other social media language learning tools </li></ul><ul><li>Part 4: Additional uses of social media in my language classes </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Microblogging tool </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion posts without titles </li></ul><ul><li>140 characters </li></ul><ul><li>Passive or active </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social dashboards (e.g., TweetDeck, HootSuite) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social browsers (e.g., RockMelt, Fizzik) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Following </li></ul><ul><li>Twitterature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizing articles/literature into tweets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile phone novels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keitai shousetsu </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Correcting tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter conversations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class, community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hashtags </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>Search Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://search.twitter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter Professors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2009/02/16/twitter-professors/ </li></ul></ul>
  6. 10. <ul><li>@ikll (I Kinda Like Languages  language courses) </li></ul><ul><li>@learnkanji (Japanese vocabulary) </li></ul><ul><li>@learnspanish </li></ul><ul><li>@frenchlanguage </li></ul><ul><li>@ChinesePod </li></ul><ul><li>News sources (e.g., @lemonde, @el_pais, @RusNews, @CNICJapan, @ChineseWSJ) </li></ul>
  7. 13. <ul><li>Retweet = Rt, RT or rtwt </li></ul><ul><li>Read someone else’s tweet  share it! </li></ul><ul><li>Replying = @username </li></ul><ul><li>@username  see tweet even if not following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: @csoleil y at-il un soft pour ça? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 15. <ul><li>Wefollow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wefollow.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twibes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twibes.com </li></ul></ul>
  9. 17. <ul><li>Broadcast  broad audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps relevant tweets together </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions (e.g., #realwplearn) </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet using hashtag… </li></ul><ul><li>#somelang </li></ul>
  10. 18. <ul><li>#flteach  – Teaching foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>#langchat  – Learning and teaching languages </li></ul><ul><li># mfl  – Modern foreign languages </li></ul><ul><li>#elt ,  #eltchat ,  #ESL ,  #TESL ,  #TESOL ,  # EFL  –Learning and teaching English as a second or foreign language </li></ul>
  11. 21. <ul><li>PRIVACY </li></ul><ul><li>“ Like” vs. “friend” </li></ul><ul><li>What you write  their news feed (i.e., wall) </li></ul><ul><li>What they write  NOT on your wall </li></ul>
  12. 24. <ul><li>Find Pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee Break French </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee Break Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language Learning Tools (apps) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Luingo - Language learning tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Find Groups & Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>busuu.com (language learning community) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 26. <ul><li>Synchronous Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Voice & Video </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaborative writing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis (e.g., Wikispaces, PBWorks) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LiveMocha </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Busuu </li></ul></ul>
  14. 27. <ul><li>Second Life Places </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EduNation Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Babel Island </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sky Learning Center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Second Life Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese School </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English as a Second Language School </li></ul></ul>
  15. 29. <ul><li>Announcements & supplemental information </li></ul><ul><li>Live microblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Connections/PLNs (e.g., Siemens, 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Practice speaking & writing </li></ul><ul><li>Polling </li></ul><ul><li>Group activities/backchannel communication </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>
  16. 30. <ul><li>Synchronous chat sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>#learnchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweetchat ( http://tweetchat.com/ ; monitor tweets) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Daily microlearning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top tips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles to read </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scavenger hunts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build information literacy, problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U of Idaho ( http://www.today.uidaho.edu/Details.aspx?ID=5018 ) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 32. <ul><li>Tweetdoc </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tweetdoc.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twapper Keeper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://twapperkeeper.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Archivist </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://archivist.visitmix.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keepstream </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://keepstream.com </li></ul></ul>
  18. 33. <ul><li>Establish relevance for students </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend people to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Model effective use </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students’ active/ongoing participation </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate into assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to actively participate </li></ul>
  19. 34. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Sharon Stoerger </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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