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Twitter for Professional Development Day 2014

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This is a brief overview on utilizing Twitter for Professional Development Day 2014 at Michigan Technological University.

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Twitter for Professional Development Day 2014

  1. 1. Using Twitter for Professional Development Day 2014 By: Jeremiah Baumann Michigan Technological University
  2. 2. Why use Twitter? • Have Conversations • Network • Comment/Quote • Discuss All from your computer, phone or device
  3. 3. Where do I start? www.twitter.com
  4. 4. You just gotta Sign Up • Sign up with your information • Choose a username that represents you (since people will identify you with it)
  5. 5. You have an account… now what? • Utilize the web browser • Install the app on your phone or device • Find people to follow to get the conversation going
  6. 6. Twitter Lingo • RT (Re-tweet is like forwarding an email, their message, but your account) • #Hashtag (Categorizes your message into a subject) • DM (Direct message sent to the other user, not public)
  7. 7. How do I join the conversation? Tweet about the conference using #MTUProDev Have a question about the conference? Ask @MTUProDev

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