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How is Twitter
being used for teaching
    & learning?


Twitterpated by Twitter
                      (for instructional ...
Introduction
–      2000 EDUCAUSE award for Systemic Progress in Teaching
       and Learning
–      2001 Sloan-C award fo...
My Online Course
      ETAP 687
     – Intro to Online Teaching
                         » Present • Engage • Assess




 ...
WHY?
      I feel an obligation to
                         » Participate

                         » Evaluate

          ...
WHY?
      Present • Engage • Assess
                         » to explore, test, & evaluate
                         » to...
Announcements
      How?
     –          http://twitter.com   - embedded!
      Why?
     –          Demo Microblogging & ...
What Happened ?
      Twitter
                •   91.6% - easy to use
                •   75% - feel it has instructional ...
Resources
      For more information:
                •   http://www.diigo.com/user/alexandrapickett/twitter
             ...
Any Questions?


 ©alexpickett



   Synmposium
              is @ the
Twittering & Education
                            ...
Thank You!
   Share what you know!!
                         »Join my networks!

                         alexandra m. pic...
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Twitterpated by twitter (for instructional purposes)

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This is the presentation for the Twittering & Education Symposium
August 11, 2009

How is Twitter being used for teaching and learning?
http://dwicksspu.wordpress.com/twittering-education-symposium/

http://twitter.com/etap687
http://www.diigo.com/user/alexandrapickett/twitter

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Twitterpated by twitter (for instructional purposes)

  1. 1. How is Twitter being used for teaching & learning? Twitterpated by Twitter (for instructional purposes) alexandra m. pickett associate director suny learning network
  2. 2. Introduction – 2000 EDUCAUSE award for Systemic Progress in Teaching and Learning – 2001 Sloan-C award for Excellence in ALN Faculty Development – 2002 Sloan-C award for Excellence in Institution-Wide ALN Programming – 2006 USDLA 21st Century Best Practice Award - Online Technology - Higher Education – 2009 NUTN award for Distance Education Innovation! ©alexpickett is @ the Twittering & Education Synmposium Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  3. 3. My Online Course ETAP 687 – Intro to Online Teaching » Present • Engage • Assess ©alexpickett is @ the Twittering & Education Synmposium Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  4. 4. WHY? I feel an obligation to » Participate » Evaluate » Document » & expose and engage students & faculty to and in this process. ©alexpickett is @ the Twittering & Education Synmposium » I am a learner too! Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  5. 5. WHY? Present • Engage • Assess » to explore, test, & evaluate » to add bling (i.e., interaction, engagement, visual appeal) » to provide student access beyond the end of the term. » To blur the boundaries of the course - to take them “out” AND bring others “in” ! ©alexpickett is @ the Twittering & Education Synmposium Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  6. 6. Announcements How? – http://twitter.com - embedded! Why? – Demo Microblogging & Intro to social networking – Communication, access, support, prof. dev. – Cool, easy, engaging, interactive, visually slick. – Build class community, social presence, public, access beyond the end of term. What happened? ©alexpickett is @ the » http://twitter.com/etap687 Twittering & Education Synmposium » http://twitter.com/alexpickett Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  7. 7. What Happened ? Twitter • 91.6% - easy to use • 75% - feel it has instructional potential • 66.7% - will use it in the future • 75% - would recommend it to friends/colleagues • 50% - say their online learning was enhanced by it According to my students I am hard, hot, and nurturing! » http://etap687.edublogs.org/2008/08/26/i-teach- like-a-girl/ ©alexpickett is @ the » http://www.ratemyprofessors.com/ShowRatings.jsp? Twittering & Education tid=1106177 Synmposium Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  8. 8. Resources For more information: • http://www.diigo.com/user/alexandrapickett/twitter – http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_118cfb8msf8 • Bonus example: » http://phylisebanner.wordpress.com/2009/03/24/collective- storytelling-with-twitter/ » http://phylisebanner.wordpress.com/storytelling-with- twitter/ ©alexpickett is @ the Twittering & Education Synmposium Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  9. 9. Any Questions? ©alexpickett Synmposium is @ the Twittering & Education ? Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes
  10. 10. Thank You! Share what you know!! »Join my networks! alexandra m. pickett alexandra.pickett@suny.edu http://twitter.com/alexpickett http://www.slideshare.net/alexandrapickett ©alexpickett is @ the Twittering & Education Synmposium Twitterpated by twitter (for ins truct ional purposes )) (for ins truct ional purposes

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