Twitter for Teaching and Learning

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Slides from my NERCOMP talk May 9, 2012 on use of Twitter in learning.
http://www.nercomp.org/index.php?section=events&evtid=139

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Twitter for Teaching and Learning

  1. 1. Twitter for Teaching and LearningNERCOMP SIG: Tweet This SIG!May 9, 2012Meg Stewart@meg_stewartEvaluate: bit.ly/nercomp_tweet
  2. 2. ChangeNew methods of inquiry
  3. 3. Innovation Age
  4. 4. Why Use Twitter in Teaching?
  5. 5. Engagement
  6. 6. Diversifythe discussion
  7. 7. Diversify the discussantsIncreasing participation
  8. 8. Be heard and seen
  9. 9. Keep talking after class
  10. 10. More connection
  11. 11. @jackiegerstein
  12. 12. Junco, Reynol, Heiberger, Greg, and Loken, Eric.(2010).The effect of Twitter on college student engagement a. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning @reyjunco
  13. 13. Rey Junco talk on Twitter in teachinghttp://www.tomorrowish.tv/watch/18971
  14. 14. Dunlap, Joanna and Lowenthal, Patrick(2009), Horton Hears a Tweet . EDUCAUSEQuarterly, v. 32 n. 4Ebner, Martin, Lienhardt, Conrad, Rohs,Matthias, Meyer, Iris (2010) Microblogs inHigher Education – A chance to facilitateinformal and process-oriented learning?Computers and Education, v. 55, p. 99-122
  15. 15. “Twitter eliminates theproblem of having to waitin a queue in order toseek the floor,” saidCorrales. “You canactively participate evenbefore your turn comes.”
  16. 16. @derekbruff
  17. 17. Over 300comments People wantingthe report andleaving an email address
  18. 18. Over 300comments People wantingthe report andleaving an email address
  19. 19. Why NOT Use Twitter in Teaching?
  20. 20. Meg StewartEducational technology consultantEmail: meg.stewart@fulbrightmail.orgTwitter Id: @meg_stewartSlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/megstewartEvaluation linkbit.ly/nercomp_tweet
  21. 21. REFERENCESJames Hilton quote - EDUCAUSE 2010http://www.educause.edu/blog/gbayne/SessionJamesHiltonDisruptionan/197579Horizon Report 2012 – Higher Edhttp://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/HR2012.pdfComprehensive list of Twitter references from dana boydhttp://www.danah.org/researchBibs/twitter.phpJunco, Heiberger, and Loken 2010http://blog.reyjunco.com/pdf/JuncoHeibergerLokenTwitterEngagementGrades.pdfDunlap and Lowenthal, 2009http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/HortonHearsaTweet/192955Twitter at Amherst Collage (Prof. Corrales)http://amherststudent.amherst.edu/?q=article/2011/09/21/twitter-ipads-enhance-classroom-learningDerek Bruff’s bloghttp://derekbruff.org/?p=1798Twitter at U Conn (Prof Rubega)http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2010/10/bird-class-tweets-sightings/Teaching to the Text – Andy Selsberg, 2011http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/opinion/20selsberg.html60 Inspiring Examples of Twitter in the Classroomhttp://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2011/12/60-inspiring-examples-of-twitter-in-the-classroom/Keene College – Prof. Hottingerhttp://assignments.keenecommons.net/2011/09/14/using-twitter-in-and-out-of-the-classroom/
  22. 22. PHOTO CREDITS (Creative Commons license)Twitter in Title: http://www.flickr.com/photos/trekkyandy/2247781640/Teacher and student: http://www.flickr.com/photos/torres21/3101678372/Wires: (Innovation Age):http://www.flickr.com/photos/schluesselbein/4837663917/Academic robes: http://www.flickr.com/photos/frenchieb/4950973261OMG: http://www.flickr.com/photos/theredproject/3439021869/Engagement: http://www.flickr.com/photos/torres21/3101669914/Back row: http://www.flickr.com/photos/brokenthoughts/2410449418/Alone: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bionicteaching/2041278305/Large class: http://www.flickr.com/photos/velkr0/3472576304/Empty chairs: http://www.flickr.com/photos/84792342@N00/330137161/Tag Cloud: http://www.flickr.com/photos/echoln/5913551955/Open book: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kiwikewlio/1464647784/PPG report top: http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/6659976951/PPG report bottom: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/2715583000/Handheld: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlsven/6207781882/Short text: http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/4872724453/Open door: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pugno_muliebriter/5081666732/Pop quiz: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecastro/394776118/Scrabble tiles: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stigeredoo/11689598/Ballet feet: http://www.flickr.com/photos/heathermariex3/3182611805/Students smiling: http://www.flickr.com/photos/66770481@N02/6741181779

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