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Revised Twitter Talk 2009

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Revised version of presentation that I am giving on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1pm in the Learning Technology Center of the University of Dayton.

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Revised Twitter Talk 2009

  1. 1. Twitter Talk Using Twitter in the Classroom and Beyond Art Jipson Criminal Justice Studies May 7, 2009
  2. 2. Teaching + research + people + knowledge + expertise + understaffing + knowledge + facts + staff + students + future students + policies + equipment + programs + statistics + meetings + committees + professional associations + group conversations + one-on-one conversations + email + notes + memos + rules and regulations + CAP + blah blah blah + people + ? = HELP!
  3. 3. 3 C’s Conversations, Community, Collaboration
  4. 4. Why should youuse twitter for communication and organization?
  5. 5. Twitter http://www.twitter.com
  6. 6. How do you find people “to follow?”
  7. 7. Use in the Classroom Messaging Announcements Answer student questions http://www.flickr.com/photos/ijames/112866961/
  8. 8. Views on Twitter • Problem, waste of time, Not really your “friends” • Why Social Media matters to students! • Why Twitter might matter… to you!
  9. 9. How do Iuse twitter for communication and organization?
  10. 10. Blogs organized by date single author posts edit own content (only) posts rarely change conversation based one to many Wikis organized by links (pages) Multi author pages edit everyone’s pages Pages can change collaboration based many to many
  11. 11. Twitter organized by account holder (who you follow) single author posts edit own content , favorites posts evolve organically conversation based one to many Email organized by date or other selected criteria (inbox) single or multi author notes reply, forward, delete notes can change Information exchange based one to many or one
  12. 12. Advantage: Blog •Easy to post information •Chronological order •Automatic RSS feed •Comments can be attached to each post •Only blog authors can edit the content of a post •Can be done from mobile advice with application
  13. 13. Advantage: Wiki 1. Anyone anywhere (or at least those with a password) can contribute 2. True and equal collaboration 3. Can create any order/flow to the information (sometimes chronological order doesn’t work well for the type of content) 4. Can be done from mobile device with application
  14. 14. Advantage: Email 1. Anyone anywhere can get an account that can be checked from almost anywhere 2. Easy and efficient flow of information (provided the servers work and you do not go over the space allotment) 3. Can create any order/flow to the information being communicated 4. Portable can be done from mobile device
  15. 15. Advantage: Twitter 1. Anyone anywhere with access can participate 2. Truly democratic participation 3. Follow individuals, organizations, entities (film production, television shows, universities, programs, current events) 4. Can be accessed, organized, and maintained by mobile device (perhaps Twitter’s greatest strength! 5. Integrated applications, software to share photos, video, and more
  16. 16. Email, Blogs Wikis & Twitter are tools. There are many tools in the social media toolbox. http://www.flickr.com/photos/booleansplit/2376359338/
  17. 17. What can this tool help me do that I couldn't do before? Will using this tool help me accomplish a familiar activity in a better way? http://www.flickr.com/photos/docman/36125185/
  18. 18. ?
  19. 19. Participation Participation Participation & yes, Participation
  20. 20. ymmv As with any tool, service, or effort…
  21. 21. Thank you! Any Questions? Art Jipson jipsonaj@udayton.edu Facebook: Art Jipson Twitter: Artjipson Chat: artjipson Slide design & additional research by Tracey Jipson

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