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How Twitter can be used for informal personal learning?

Dont Waste Your Time

I joined Twitter in January 2008 and in the last 6 years, 4 months, and 7 days since my first tweet I have made or posted nearly 33,000 tweets! As I highlighted in my post from last year I have found Twitter the single most important source of information, events, research, back-channel, inspiration, and motivation I have even come across. Twitter, updated. SB: Thank you.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part One)

Learning Rebels

My name is Shannon and I used to be a twitter chat addict. Seriously, it was nothing to participate on some level in no less than three twitter chats a week. All usually, “learning” related. However, there is something happening with the state of twitter chats that is making me less engaged than in years past, and has put me in a bit of a conundrum. hear you.

Twitter in the classroom

Learning with e's

Today I had an interesting exchange of views on Twitter. about Twitter. mentioned that I strongly encourage the use of Twitter in my classes. Secondly, students are going to use Twitter and other media anyway, regardless. During the lectures, I encourage students to interact with each other and the speakers by using Twitter as a backchannel. Unported License.

Twitter for Teachers … a great video introduction

Dont Waste Your Time

Produced in a great puppet-master way it’s engaging and informative, and really good if you want to demonstrate to someone the benefits of Twitter for academic purposes: research, student engagement, etc. ” Thanks to Edutopia for this and many more  excellent Twitter / Video resources. Related posts: Video: Twitter for teachers, in 60 seconds.

Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy

GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. Aligning Gamification with Corporate Goals and Learning Strategies.5 5 Step Gamification Work-plan.5 on how it can fit within your learning strategy, or how it can support your business goals. learning modules. Conclusion.16

Twitter can Support and Enhance the Impact of Instructor-led Learning: 3 Popular Ways

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Most instructors now have an easy availability of web-based tools that can help them extend and enhance learning processes. All these tools have unique benefits that can help instructors reach out more to their students and increase the impact of learning. Social messaging platform like Twitter can help the learners and instructors connect more. Learningcontact-form-7].

Top Educators in Malaysia on Twitter!

ZaidLearn

Using Twitter , too? Account created using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Google+ login. Add your Twitter ID URL Click ''Enter link'', add URL and then Click ''Go!''. It will then automatically add your picture and Twitter data, which you can update again if needed. You will not be added to the (moderated) list until you have a Twitter ID. WHY TWITTER?

Using Twitter For Social Learning

LearnDash

Social learning is making its way into formal education, often on the heals of popular education technology apps. In many cases, this can simply mean leveraging platforms that learners are already familiar with and applying them to course (classroom) learning points or objectives. But can Twitter  really be used for social learning? ed tech

Alec Couros: Using Twitter Effectively in Education

Dont Waste Your Time

An excellent introduction for Twitter and teachers or educators, from Alec Couros: “Since then [2007] I’ve seen this huge growth of teachers really adopting Twitter and using it for amazing purposes. ” YouTube: Using Twitter effectively in education – with Alec Couros. Related posts: Twitter for Teachers … a great video introduction.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with e's

Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me. An article on the BBC News site also shows why it pays to complain on Twitter. Twitter is seen by many as a valid indicator of public emotional and political temperature. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Now What?

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. Specifically, are they any good for e-learning? And we’re not just talking about self-made how-to videos (though it has its fair share of that), but also complete professional learning courses of high production value, which make money through advertising. There are apps here and there that enable this or that e-learning functionality (e.g.

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

in learning and development and 1,600 learners. specific support of our ambassadors: Follow @TowardsMaturity @702010pp @corporateelearn and @Docebo on Twitter. new approach to learning that aligns with the. reality of how their people learn and develop. many years: that people learn and retain more. that’s powered by social and informal learning. learning.

Social Learning using Twitter

Adobe Captivate

As E-learning course authors you would have wished to help your students when they are stuck instantly and your students could also collaborate among themselves  real time more like a classroom setup which results in effective learning. Extending Captivate Whats new Adobe Course Companion Learner Analytics Learner Engagement Twitter colloborationThis real time collaboration is now possible using Adobe Captivate Course Companion widget which is now extend to support this. There [.].

Use Twitter #Hashtags to Amplify Your Learning!

ZaidLearn

Today, I don't spend much learning time following people or particular lists on Twitter, but I do spend time following, reflecting and interacting with relevant learning hashtag conversations (streams) taking place around the world. By following (saving) this hashtag you will be able to see all the tweets shared on Twitter including the #edchat hashtag. That is so easy!

Twitter for Learning: The Past, Present and Future

Jane Hart

Twitter turned 9 on 21 March. I’ve been on Twitter since March 2008. After it appeared in No 11 position on the 1st Top 100 Tools for Learning list in 2007, I realised I’d better sign up! And during the last 7 years I’ve seen lots of changes; and of course my own view of Twitter has changed too. […]. Social learning

Where would I be without Twitter?

Dont Waste Your Time

And some are just banal observations for no other reason than Twitter was available and somewhere I can put a random thought, observation, rant, or other piece of useless information. . Been added to 662 lists, the vast majority based around EdTech, educational or learning technology, etc. These stats have come from my Twitter archive and also the Twopchart website ).

Twitter Conversation Types and Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I''ve often wondered how much learning really occurs via twitter conversations and can the learning be measured. Twitter is fabulous for supporting your loosely joined networks. And many in the eLearning community list Twitter as one of their favorite "Learning Tools". Of course my first thought was, how does learning fit into these structures.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Teams who learn. take the same training at the same time also benefit from the social nature of this learning. What are some signs that it’s a good time for individual or team learning? what they learn in training. Finally, they might not be able to apply the learning in their. learned in the training. Secret 4: Socialize the Learning with Others.

Twitter, updated

Dont Waste Your Time

I have been on Twitter for nearly 5 years now, using my @hopkinsdavid handle/username. Many of those I do follow are individuals who are like me and are working in some form of education, as either learning technologists, instructional designers, etc. WordPress Plugin #15: Blackbird Pie (WordPress and Twitter). ‘Quip’ for Twitter App.

Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

(cartoon via Rob Speekenbrink ) I get involved in lots of discussions whether Twitter - is learning (or nonsense). People are sceptical on what you can learn through 140 characters. Often I answer that you definitely learn through twittering because you can link through to blogposts, articles etc. If you look at an individual twitter message, it makes no sense.

10 Ways to Learn From Twitter

The eLearning Coach

Find out how to use Twitter for informal learning. Post from: The eLearning Coach 10 Ways to Learn From Twitter. eLearning 2.0

Learning and teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

I have presented a few workshops now on how to use Twitter as a learning and teaching tool. One of my most viewed blog posts was entitled Teaching with Twitter so there is a lot of interest in the topic - how can we harness the potential of this tool in a teaching and learning context? Teaching and Learning with Twitter View more presentations from Steve Wheeler.

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Facebook & Twitter for Learning at #IMEC8!

ZaidLearn

Facilitating a half-day hands-on ' Facebook & Twitter for Learning ' workshop on the 13th March (2013) at the 8th International Medical Education Conference (IMEC-2013). FACEBOOK & TWITTER WORKSHOP Today more than one billion people use Facebook, and more than 500 million use Twitter to connect, share and interact with one another.

3 things you should know about Twitter

Learning with e's

I was asked by Wayne Macintosh - founder of WikiEducator - if I would produce a short video explaining why I use Twitter. I was a little surprised because I had assumed that anyone who was going to use Twitter was probably on board and already familiar with the social media tool. He tells me there are many people who still need to know about Twitter and how to use it effectively.

Why Twitter is so powerful

Learning with e's

Those who get Twitter and those who don't. OK, I'm joking, but Twitter does seem to divide people. Well, anyone who uses Twitter on a regular basis will tell you that the power of the tool is not so much in its content, but in its ability to connect you to other people. Twitter quite simply connects you with people who are interesting, informative or humourous. You too?

'Using Facebook & Twitter For Learning & Teaching' Workshop

ZaidLearn

IMPORTANT NOTICE This post will be continuously updated until after the 2 workshops ( Male and Female ) at the National Center for E-learning and Distance Learning (NCeL ) are completed. INTRODUCTION Today more than 900 million people use Facebook, and more than 300 million use Twitter to connect, share and interact with one another. Twitter workshop OER/FREE

Using Twitter to Transform the Classroom!

ZaidLearn

"Whereas people might spend a long time composing a comment to a blog post or engage in lengthy, in - depth conversation on a discussion board, Twitter invites more in - the - moment interactions. Or perhaps it was Karl Kapp who recommended me, as I was also part of his Blog Book Tour earlier this year with this post: Learning in 3D! What a wonderful learning stream that would be.

Twitter Tips we should all know, and care, about #edchat

Dont Waste Your Time

I use Twitter a lot. Perhaps too much. I, like many others, have learned the hard way about hashtags, avatars, profiles, “ tweetiquette ” (or ‘twettiquette’), URL shorteners, keeping it real, keeping it professional, keeping it polite (well, I do), etc. Related posts: Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators. RT @betchaboy: Twitter is Messy #eLearning.

The art of Twitter

Learning with e's

Learning how to use Twitter as a tool to develop your personal learning network is not always simple, and as with any other social networking tools, there is an unwritten protocol. As you can see, it's entitled: ' All I need to know about Twitter, I learned at Kindergarten ', and is, we think, a humourous, lighthearted take on using Twitter.

Twitter: Le triple filtre

Learning with e's

I've been discussing the merits of Twitter as a professional social network recently in conversation with colleagues. One of the regular objections to using Twitter professionally is that there is too great a noise-to-signal ratio. But they should also realise that Twitter can actually save them time if used in an appropriate manner. Happy Twittering! don't blame them.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

Last week our conversation centered around the twitter chat. How twitter chats, in general, may be improved and I have to say the response was great. I ” This from   Bruno :   “There are new options to activating chats like we activate learning. If CSI can do it, surely we can make it happen in twitter chats? So much to learn and so many chats to discover.

Learning with 'e's: Teaching with Twitter

Learning with e's

Most would agree that Twitter was one of the social networking phenomena of 2008, and has enjoyed exponential growth in popularity. The microblogging tool has obvious potential to be used in formal learning, both in traditional online classroom settings and - through mobile technologies - for mobile learners. Below are my 10 top uses of Twitter for education: 1.

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Learning the Netflix way

Dont Waste Your Time

I’ve just read the post by Donald Clark called ‘What does ‘learning’ have to learn from Netflix?’ ’  which has resonated with much of my own thinking from recent work and discussions I’ve been having on Twitter. So, if we’re changing our viewing habits, are we changing our learning habits (as pointed out by Donald)? Timeshift. Content.

Twitter and the death of distance

Learning with e's

Social media sites such as Twitter span huge distances to connect people around the world. Many of us regularly communicate with multiple Twitter and Facebook friends and acquaintances instantaneously even though they may be in another country. One of the key findings of the research is that Twitter is transforming our conceptions of communication at a global level.

The Twitter Top 100: Education Technology Must-Follows

OpenSesame

Getting “on Twitter” is just the first step. To make the most of Twitter for professional development and learning, you need to build a network of people with shared interests, unique experience and insights to network with and learn from. Still not on Twitter? Check out our free Beginning Twitter for Professionals course to get started in no time.

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

looked up ANZ Bank on Twitter, but I couldn’t find it. So I googled “ANZ Twitter&# and stumbled upon Did ANZ open a new branch and forget to staff it? The article states: Last year ANZ established a dedicated Twitter account called @ANZ_Responds to communicate with customers. ROTFL! I did, however, find @anzmoneymanager on Twitter. could draw a parallel to e-learning and bang on about maintaining consistency over multiple modes of delivery, but I figure that’s a no brainer so I won’t waste your time. Several days went by… nothing.

Presentation: “Twitter in Education, what next?”

Dont Waste Your Time

presentation ‘ Twitter in Education &# this one looks into the uses of Twitter, rather than the tool. Twitter in Education: what next? Social Media for Working & Learning: Twitter in the classroom, 10 useful resources. Mashable: How Twitter in the Classroom is Boosting Student Engagement. Related posts: Presentation: Twitter in Education.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. The Business Insider has a good article titled The Real History of Twitter. Twitter launched in 2006. Gotta love big data.

Twitter in the classroom

eFront

It’s inevitable that any medium designed for ease of communication and networking will be applied to a learning context however many educators are still trying to come to grips with Twitter, and in particular its use in the classroom. Twitter poll. Point of view and character development using Twitter (or “Twalter egos”). Monitor the learning process. Tweetstory.

33 Twitter Tips in 140 characters

Jane Hart

33 Twitter Tips, in 140 characters or less comes from Ethos3 | Presentation Design and Training. Social learning

Learn about learner #analytics with xAPI #TinCan twitter chat

Ignatia Webs

Varadarajan (Varadu) Sridharan recently joined a cohort conducted by Advanced Distributed Learning ( [link] ) where everyone learns about Experience API (xAPI or Tin Can ). Experience API is an e-learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences.

Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid

Learning Solutions Magazine

But many educators may still wonder why they should do this, and, most specifically, they wonder whether Twitter is helpful. Research shows that, when used explicitly as a tool to improve self-regulation through metacognitive support, Twitter becomes very effective. Design Strategies Emerging Topics Learning Research Social Media Training Strategies

Reading: “Experience of developing Twitter-based communities of practice in higher education”

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Experience of developing Twitter-based communities of practice in higher education. In  Research in Learning Technology 2013, 21 : 18598 – [link]. The academic had the role of digital steward in a university and attempted to use microblogging (Twitter) to increase professional contacts within the framework of a community of practice. Lewis, B. and Rush, D.

The number 1 Twitter mistake many people make

Jane Hart

I don’t really like talking about “mistakes” when it comes to using different tools, as we all have our own ways of using them, but in this case there is one particular Twitter feature which I can see is ending up in a lot of wasted tweets! That Social learning That feature is, that if you start a tweet with […].

Why You Should be Using Twitter as a Learning Tool

OpenSesame

How do we learn? Who do we learn from? As humans, the easiest way for us to learn is from experience, and the more practical way for us to learn is from each other. Twitter  is starting to be utilized in classrooms and virtual-learning situations to supplement and encourage a shared learning experience. Twitter is a 140-character microblogging site. But Twitter isn’t just a casual experience shared among friends. Here are five ways Twitter  can be an effective learning tool in your classroom: 1. Live Tweeting.

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