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Social Media for Learning<br />Kelly Meeker<br />LINGOs Member Meeting<br />October 2011<br />@OpenSesameNow    |    #LING...
Learning Objectives<br />What We’re Talking About: <br />Using Twitter<br />Building a network<br />Finding the conversati...
Definitions<br />Social Media are communication technologies enabling social interaction and the exchange of user-generate...
Where Does Social Media Fit?<br />
Moments of Learning Need<br />Trying to remember<br />Things change<br />Something goes wrong<br />Wanting to learn more<b...
Definitions & Reading Twitter<br />Link<br />Tweet <br />Handle<br />Name<br />
Learning About Other Users<br />
Basic Types of Tweets<br />Basic <br />Tweets<br />@ Mentions<br />Retweets<br />Direct <br />Messages<br />
Sending Tweets<br />
Examples of Twitter Networking<br />
Favorites<br />This can be a curriculum<br />
Building Your Network<br />Keyword searches<br />Who to follow<br />Look for this: <br />
Hashtags & Chats<br />
Lists<br />
Introduce Yourself<br />
Find the Conversations<br />
Curate and Share<br />
Tips on Being Private<br />Facebook = Friend <br />                      model<br />Twitter = Follow <br />               ...
Social Media Policies<br />Excerpts from Ford Social Media Guidelines<br />
Contact Info<br />Kelly Meeker<br />Community Manager<br />kelly.meeker@opensesame.com<br />@OpenSesameNow<br />Further re...
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Twitter for Learning: Presentation at LINGOs 2011 Member Meeting

This presentation provides a quick introduction to using twitter - and shares example of how twitter (and social media in general) can be used for learning and professional development, especially in the context of international NGOs.

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Twitter for Learning: Presentation at LINGOs 2011 Member Meeting

  1. 1. Social Media for Learning<br />Kelly Meeker<br />LINGOs Member Meeting<br />October 2011<br />@OpenSesameNow | #LINGOS<br />
  2. 2. Learning Objectives<br />What We’re Talking About: <br />Using Twitter<br />Building a network<br />Finding the conversations that matter<br />Leading the way<br />What We’re Not Talking About: <br />Communications<br />Fundraising<br />
  3. 3. Definitions<br />Social Media are communication technologies enabling social interaction and the exchange of user-generated content.<br />Social learning is the acquisition of knowledge, skills or competencies that occurs as the result of social interactions. <br />Adapted from Wikipedia<br />
  4. 4. Where Does Social Media Fit?<br />
  5. 5. Moments of Learning Need<br />Trying to remember<br />Things change<br />Something goes wrong<br />Wanting to learn more<br />Learning for the first time<br />Dr. Conrad GottFredson’s “5 Moments of Learning Need”<br />
  6. 6. Definitions & Reading Twitter<br />Link<br />Tweet <br />Handle<br />Name<br />
  7. 7. Learning About Other Users<br />
  8. 8. Basic Types of Tweets<br />Basic <br />Tweets<br />@ Mentions<br />Retweets<br />Direct <br />Messages<br />
  9. 9. Sending Tweets<br />
  10. 10. Examples of Twitter Networking<br />
  11. 11. Favorites<br />This can be a curriculum<br />
  12. 12. Building Your Network<br />Keyword searches<br />Who to follow<br />Look for this: <br />
  13. 13. Hashtags & Chats<br />
  14. 14. Lists<br />
  15. 15. Introduce Yourself<br />
  16. 16. Find the Conversations<br />
  17. 17. Curate and Share<br />
  18. 18. Tips on Being Private<br />Facebook = Friend <br /> model<br />Twitter = Follow <br /> model<br />Google+ = Hybrid<br />LinkedIn = Public<br />
  19. 19. Social Media Policies<br />Excerpts from Ford Social Media Guidelines<br />
  20. 20. Contact Info<br />Kelly Meeker<br />Community Manager<br />kelly.meeker@opensesame.com<br />@OpenSesameNow<br />Further resources:<br />www.OpenSesame.com/blog<br />

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