Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
T-Ask: Twitter
Schedule
• Introduction
• What is Twitter?
• What does Twitter do?
• How can we integrate into the
classroom?
• Questions ...
Introduction
Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
Presenter
• Eric Sembrat
• Web Developer at GT
• Ph.D. Student at GSU
• ericsembrat@gmail.com
• http://ericsembrat.com/
Er...
Who uses a social
network?
Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fa...
Who uses Twitter?
Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
What is Twitter?
Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
• A microblogging social network.
• Users compose 140 character
messages called tweets.
• The key of Twitter is not only t...
What does Twitter Do?
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• Hashtags allow a word or phrase to be
used as metadata in a tweet.
• Allow for the tweet to be included in a
search of t...
• Your tweets can also include:
• Photos.
• Videos (through Vine).
• Physical location information.
Tweet Features (2)
Eri...
Classroom Integration
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• There are countless ways Twitter can
be integrated to encourage the
classroom experience.
• We will focus on three main ...
• Using a hashtag for students to use as
a classroom notepad for ideas,
resources, tips, and information.
• Posting import...
• Recapping high level concepts after
class on a Twitter account.
• Connecting students and instructors
between two separa...
• Fast-linking to resources on the web for
viewing.
• Connecting with experts in the field or
area.
• Posting sample questi...
Questions?
Comments?
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Follow me!
@esembrat
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• http://fluency21.com/blog/2013/06/18/60-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-classroom-by-
category/
• http://www.teachhub.com/50-w...
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T-Ask Presentation - Twitter

  1. 1. Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013 T-Ask: Twitter
  2. 2. Schedule • Introduction • What is Twitter? • What does Twitter do? • How can we integrate into the classroom? • Questions & Comments Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  3. 3. Introduction Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  4. 4. Presenter • Eric Sembrat • Web Developer at GT • Ph.D. Student at GSU • ericsembrat@gmail.com • http://ericsembrat.com/ Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  5. 5. Who uses a social network? Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  6. 6. Who uses Twitter? Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  7. 7. What is Twitter? Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  8. 8. • A microblogging social network. • Users compose 140 character messages called tweets. • The key of Twitter is not only the tweets, but the interaction between users in tweets through user mentioning and hashtags. Twitter Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  9. 9. What does Twitter Do? Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  10. 10. • Hashtags allow a word or phrase to be used as metadata in a tweet. • Allow for the tweet to be included in a search of the hashtag. • User Mentions allow a Twitter account to be included in a tweet. • Users will be notified of their mention. Tweet Features (1) Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  11. 11. • Your tweets can also include: • Photos. • Videos (through Vine). • Physical location information. Tweet Features (2) Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  12. 12. Classroom Integration Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  13. 13. • There are countless ways Twitter can be integrated to encourage the classroom experience. • We will focus on three main areas: • Communication • Organization • Resources Integration Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  14. 14. • Using a hashtag for students to use as a classroom notepad for ideas, resources, tips, and information. • Posting important class information. • Holding office hours on Twitter. • Student discussion, questions during class. Communication Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  15. 15. • Recapping high level concepts after class on a Twitter account. • Connecting students and instructors between two separate classes. • Corralling comments after class for answering at the beginning of next class. Organization Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  16. 16. • Fast-linking to resources on the web for viewing. • Connecting with experts in the field or area. • Posting sample questions. • Posting supplemental materials. • Live-tweeting a reading assignment. Resources Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  17. 17. Questions? Comments? Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  18. 18. Follow me! @esembrat Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013
  19. 19. • http://fluency21.com/blog/2013/06/18/60-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-classroom-by- category/ • http://www.teachhub.com/50-ways-use-twitter-classroom More Resources Eric Sembrat | Georgia State University | Fall 2013

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