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Twitter and blogs seminar ih newcastle 10th august 2011 for blog

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Twitter and blogs seminar ih newcastle 10th august 2011 for blog

  1. 1. Twitter 101<br />By Sandy Millin<br />
  2. 2. Twitter<br />Tweetdeck<br />Google Reader<br />Diigo<br />
  3. 3. 140 characters<br />‘Micro-blogging’<br />Follow anyone<br />Anyone can follow you<br />Completely free<br />What is Twitter?<br />
  4. 4. Why do teachers use Twitter?<br />Source: survey by Sandy Millin, January 2011, 43 respondents<br />
  5. 5. What do you think you’ve gained from using Twitter for professional development?<br />Source: survey by Sandy Millin, January 2011, 43 respondents<br />
  6. 6. My homepage<br />My profile in 140 characters<br />My statistics<br />Information about followers<br />My tweets<br />
  7. 7. My homepage<br />My statistics<br />Information about followers<br />My tweets<br />
  8. 8. My homepage<br />Information about followers<br />My tweets<br />
  9. 9. My homepage<br />My tweets<br />
  10. 10. My homepage<br />
  11. 11. My homepage/stream<br />Where I type my tweets<br />My latest tweet<br />My statistics<br />Tweets from the people I follow<br />Suggestions for who to follow<br />Worldwide trends<br />(hashtags)<br />
  12. 12. My homepage/stream<br />My latest tweet<br />My statistics<br />Tweets from the people I follow<br />Suggestions for who to follow<br />Worldwide trends<br />(hashtags)<br />
  13. 13. My homepage/stream<br />My statistics<br />Tweets from the people I follow<br />Suggestions for who to follow<br />Worldwide trends<br />(hashtags)<br />
  14. 14. My homepage/stream<br />Tweets from the people I follow<br />Suggestions for who to follow<br />Worldwide trends<br />(hashtags)<br />
  15. 15. My homepage/stream<br />Suggestions for who to follow<br />Worldwide trends<br />(hashtags)<br />
  16. 16. My homepage/stream<br />Worldwide trends<br />(hashtags)<br />
  17. 17. My homepage/stream<br />
  18. 18. Searches and hashtags<br />Search for topics (hashtags) you’re interested in<br />
  19. 19. Searches and hashtags<br />
  20. 20. Searches and hashtags<br />Some English teaching hashtags:<br />#eltchat<br />#eltpics<br />#elt<br />#efl<br />#esl<br />#esol<br />#elt<br />#tefl<br />#IATEFL<br />#besig<br />#yltsig<br />+ specific conference hashtags<br />
  21. 21. A digression (1): #eltpics<br />Photos by teachers for teachers<br />Creative Commons licence<br />Shared via Twitter #eltpics<br />
  22. 22. A digression (1): #eltpics<br />Click the images to visit the site<br />
  23. 23. A digression (2): #eltchat<br />Weekly conversations<br />Topics chosen in poll on Twitter<br />Wednesdays, 12pm and 9pm GMT/BST<br />
  24. 24. A digression (2): #eltchat<br />Click the image to visit the site<br />
  25. 25. A digression (2): #eltchat<br />During<br />After<br />
  26. 26. A digression (2): #eltchat<br />After<br />
  27. 27. A digression (2): #eltchat<br />
  28. 28. Mentions<br />Find out when you’ve been mentioned<br />(mention others by typing @ + their Twitter handle)<br />
  29. 29. Mentions<br />
  30. 30. Direct Messages<br />Keep things private by sending a direct message<br />
  31. 31. Direct Messages<br />
  32. 32. #asubjectIlike<br />Hashtags=individual topics<br />RT @sandymillin<br />RT=forwarding a tweet<br />#FF<br />Follow Friday=recommendations for who to follow<br />Twitter jargon<br />
  33. 33. How to set up Twitter<br />http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/twitter1/index.html<br />(Teacher Training Video by Russell Stannard)<br />
  34. 34. Free downloadable software<br />A way to organise Twitter<br />Show everything at once<br />View more than one account<br />Automatically shorten links<br />Alternatives: HootSuite, ow.ly, Tweetgrid<br />What isTweetdeck?<br />
  35. 35. My Tweetdeck<br />Switch between accounts<br />Where I type my tweets (includes scheduler and shortener)<br />Tweets from people I follow<br />A hashtag search (#eltchat)<br />@ mentions<br />Direct messages<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  36. 36. My Tweetdeck<br />Switch between accounts<br />Tweets from people I follow<br />A hashtag search (#eltchat)<br />@ mentions<br />Direct messages<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  37. 37. My Tweetdeck<br />Tweets from people I follow<br />A hashtag search (#eltchat)<br />@ mentions<br />Direct messages<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  38. 38. My Tweetdeck<br />A hashtag search (#eltchat)<br />@ mentions<br />Direct messages<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  39. 39. My Tweetdeck<br />@ mentions<br />Direct messages<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  40. 40. My Tweetdeck<br />Direct messages<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  41. 41. My Tweetdeck<br />Tweets from my other account<br />
  42. 42. My Tweetdeck<br />
  43. 43. How to set up Tweetdeck<br />http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/tweetdeck01/index.html<br />(Teacher Training Video by Paul Trotter)<br />
  44. 44. Free on the net<br />An easy way to keep track of blogs<br />Collects new blog posts<br />One-stop shop<br />RSS feed<br />Google ID: just activate it<br />Non-Google ID: connect with another email<br />What is Google Reader?<br />
  45. 45. My Google Reader homepage<br />Summary of unread blog posts<br />Starred posts listed here<br />Add a blog<br />Click ‘all items’ to read unread posts<br />Click blog titles to see only those posts<br />
  46. 46. My Google Reader homepage<br />Summary of unread blog posts<br />Starred posts listed here<br />Click ‘all items’ to read unread posts<br />Click blog titles to see only those posts<br />
  47. 47. My Google Reader homepage<br />Starred posts listed here<br />Click ‘all items’ to read unread posts<br />Click blog titles to see only those posts<br />
  48. 48. My Google Reader homepage<br />Starred posts listed here<br />Click blog titles to see only those posts<br />
  49. 49. My Google Reader homepage<br />Starred posts listed here<br />
  50. 50. My Google Reader homepage<br />
  51. 51. Example of a blog post in Google Reader<br />Bold titles show where you have unread posts<br />Read posts automatically disappear<br />
  52. 52. Example of a blog post in Google Reader<br />Read posts automatically disappear<br />
  53. 53. Example of a blog post in Google Reader<br />
  54. 54. How to set up Google Reader<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqrQdmeABPk<br />(YouTube tutorial by James Broadford) <br />
  55. 55. Examples: diigo.com, delicio.us<br />Similar to browser bookmarks<br />Available 24/7 from anywhere on the net<br />Subscribe to others’ bookmarks<br />Tag to search easily<br />Group bookmarks in lists<br />Bookmark from your browser<br />Share easily with others<br />What is social bookmarking?<br />
  56. 56. Diigo<br />Search<br />Filter by tags<br />Add<br />All bookmarks<br />Click tags to view<br />
  57. 57. Diigo<br />Search<br />Filter by tags<br />All bookmarks<br />Click tags to view<br />
  58. 58. Diigo<br />Search<br />Filter by tags<br />Click tags to view<br />
  59. 59. Diigo<br />Filter by tags<br />Click tags to view<br />
  60. 60. Diigo<br />Click tags to view<br />
  61. 61. Diigo<br />
  62. 62. A diigo bookmark<br />One tag search<br />Preview site<br />Narrow down search by adding other tags<br />Tags and lists<br />
  63. 63. A diigo bookmark<br />Preview site<br />Narrow down search by adding other tags<br />Tags and lists<br />
  64. 64. A diigo bookmark<br />Narrow down search by adding other tags<br />Tags and lists<br />
  65. 65. A diigo bookmark<br />Narrow down search by adding other tags<br />
  66. 66. A diigo bookmark<br />
  67. 67. How to bookmark<br />(Google Chrome) Click ‘d’ icon to bookmark x<br />Click ‘bookmark’<br />Type in your tags<br />Add a description<br />Add to a list and save<br />
  68. 68. How to bookmark<br />Click ‘bookmark’<br />Type in your tags<br />Add a description<br />Add to a list and save<br />
  69. 69. How to bookmark<br />Type in your tags<br />Add a description<br />Add to a list and save<br />
  70. 70. How to bookmark<br />Add to a list and save<br />
  71. 71. How to bookmark<br />
  72. 72. A completed bookmark<br />Ribbon shows bookmark in place<br />Red shows bookmark in place<br />Tags listed<br />Add to extra lists<br />
  73. 73. A completed bookmark<br />Red shows bookmark in place<br />Tags listed<br />Add to extra lists<br />
  74. 74. A completed bookmark<br />Tags listed<br />Add to extra lists<br />
  75. 75. A completed bookmark<br />
  76. 76. How to set up diigo<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2W094z4g-k&feature=related<br />(YouTube video)<br />
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  78. 78. See you there!<br />@sandymillin<br />http://wordpress.com/sandymillin<br />http://diigo.com/users/sandymillin<br />

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