Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. is up - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 18, 2009 Facilitating a twitter chat - Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning , March 9, 2010 To get Twitter you gotta Tweet! subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

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.

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Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

This time I had better luck and also had great luck searching for elearning strategy articles on eLearning Learning under the topic pages: eLearning Strategies , Learning Strategies and Strategy. Strategy Strategies for learning and performance support: a summary Twitter in learning strategies: Yes or No? Strategizing informal learning Five Steps to Mobile Learning Success by Brian Taliesin If you feel I’m missing good articles, please let me know.

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). Often I answer that you definitely learn through twittering because you can link through to blogposts, articles etc. Back to Twitter. learning twitter

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. Twitter launched in 2006.

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. Below are my 10 top uses of Twitter for education: 1. Twitter Stalking’ Follow a famous person and document their progress.

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Facebook--Good for Your Memory: Twitter--Not So Much

Kapp Notes

A study recently released by Dr. Tracy Alloway of Scotland’s University of Stirling found that using Facebook stretches a person's “working memory” (short-term or recent memory), while Twitter, YouTube and text messaging tend to weaken it. She states in the article, Facebook 'enhances intelligence' but Twitter 'diminishes it', claims psychologist The ''instant'' nature of texting, Twitter and YouTube was not healthy for working memory. ''On

Unearthing Diamonds in Twitter

Social Learning

First, I have to confess that I am not a Twitter pro. It was only about six months ago that I set up a “business” Twitter account, and I have only a few tweets and followers to my name. My monthly Twitter stats are embarrasing, at best.

Why You Should be Using Twitter as a Learning Tool

OpenSesame

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. Twitter is an excellent way to get students involved in a larger conversation. Professionals in every industry are on Twitter.

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I Don’t Care What You Had For Lunch: Finding Professional Value in Twitter

Social Learning

Of course, Twitter was on the list of tools we were nudged to start using on a regular basis. In my mind, at the time, I considered Twitter to be for celebrities to keep fans up to date with their most recent apologies (who cares?)

Best Articles of the Week

WalkMe Training Station

This week I would like to introduce you to diverse articles about employee training. A well known subject among every person in the HR business, this article gives some new insights and angles on the topic. Limited by the diversity of the knowledge, limited by the 140 chords of Twitter, or even limited by the life of our cellphonetabletlaptop battery. The post Best Articles of the Week appeared first on Training Station. L&D Articles

7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. If you are looking for a simple way to start getting involved on Twitter, participating in a scheduled chat is an easy way to do it. So what are the best twitter chats for learning?

7 Great Twitter Chats for Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

If you aren’t using them yet, Twitter chats will change the way you learn on social media. If you are looking for a simple way to start getting involved on Twitter, participating in a scheduled chat is an easy way to do it. So what are the best twitter chats for learning?

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 eLearn: Opinions Good short article on characteristics of 2.0 We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. E-Performance Essentials: ELearning and Social Software An interesting article - Early e-learning traded technology for human interaction.

Best articles on working smarter

Jay Cross

VIDEO] The flow of Twitter around the world - Ross Dawson , November 15, 2011. Best of Working Smarter Daily. November 1, 2011 to November 25, 2011. Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more.

Twitter for Trainers: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Ideas

Mindflash

Take the ‘Twitter for Training’ episode of sudsy medical drama Grey’s Anatomy from last year for example. Everybody won — including Twitter.” Twitter has more than arrived as a training tool, so are you using the micoblogging platform to its full advantage?

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Social Learning

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Every day, Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to select the top articles from blogs in these fields. And here are the top articles from this year: ADAPTIVE PATH. Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita?

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Why I don't like Twitter

Learning Rocks

I like Twitter very much. Backchannel I follow a lot of people from different arenas, but the only ones who consistently use Twitter to amplify what they are hearing in a conference are those in the learning technology industry. Twitter, with it's low barrier to entry and ability to work on all manner of devices, makes an ideal platform for taking this notion of the "backchannel" anywhere. This is Twitter 90% of the time. This is Twitter as a backchannel.

#TrainChat: Recap of our Twitter Chat with David Kelly

Mindflash

On Friday, the Daily Mindflash hosted a Twitter chat with contributor David Kelly, in which we discussed his latest article, “ Three Essential Tips for New Online Trainers.” Online Training #trainchat David Kelly instructional design training Twitter twitter chat

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

Visual Lounge

Check the Twitter widget below…. TuesdayswithSnagit combines weekly themes, quick thinking, deadlines, and color commentary into a social contest on Twitter. To get up and running, you will need a Twitter account and a copy of Snagit.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

What should I be doing on Twitter? Here are 5 practical tips for the professional just looking to get started on Twitter. Filter the noise: Twitter becomes useful when you start filtering! Do not protect your Tweets: Twitter is all about the open sharing of ideas.

Recap of our Twitter Chat with David Kelly: Why People #HateTraining

Mindflash

On Wednesday The Daily Mindflash invited David Kelly to host a Twitter chat to discuss his recent post, “ Why People Hate Training, and How to Overcome It. Online Training #hatetraining corporate training David Kelly e-learning training Twitter workplace training

Make it Social: How We Use Twitter as a Learning Tool

Bottom-Line Performance

Chances are, someone has told you how you should or should not be using Twitter recently. Did you know that Twitter chats are a fantastic way to share informal knowledge and spark conversation within your field or even inside your organization? For the past month, Bottom-Line Performance has been hosting Thursday Tech Talk , a weekly chat on Twitter. Brevity is the soul of wit…and good conversation: New Twitter users sometimes balk at the 140 character limit per tweet.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. From a behaviourism point of view, twitter might not be very relevant as a means for learning. However, from a social-constructist view you might see a twitter network building relations.

17 Awesome Resources on Micro Learning

Learnnovators

Articles/Posts. Megatrends in MOOCs: #4 Micro Learning Paths : This article (by Bryant Nielson) discusses how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)s can act as frameworks for a wide variety of micro learning activities.

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo!

The Connected Educator: Building a Professional Learning Network

Allison Rossett

RSS readers allow educators to rapidly skim through hundreds of blog posts and articles to find the most relevant information to their practice. In addition to the popular social media tools ( Facebook , Edmodo , Twitter ), there are also interest-based groups, including Ning and Google/Yahoo!

Twitter Founder Launches New App - Its a Jelly, eh?

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

So, Imagine my reaction to the new mobile app, Jelly , from the co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone. Read this TechCrunch article about the app. I have a hard time NOT thinking of this movie whenever I see doughnuts. And I have been known to bribe my kids with them.

Number of Twitter Followers Not a Sign of Influence

Kapp Notes

According to a recent study Measuring the Influence of Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy , there are three main measures of influence in Twitter. And, it turns out, the number of followers a person has in Twitter (called indegree influence) is not a measure of influence. So having a lot of followers doesn’t really mean one has a high degree of influence via Twitter.

EdCast the Twitter of Education Raises 16 Million in Latest Funding Round

Training Industry

Mehta applied this idea to learning with EdCast, a platform he describes as “the Twitter of education.” Its business user base is growing faster than its consumer base – “at double-digits month-over-month,” according to a TechCrunch article. In a 2015 article for TrainingIndustry.com, Mehta wrote that “the future of business is a new generation of young, social and online-friendly employees.” Will the “Twitter of education” accomplish this goal?

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

After skimming some of the article but reading thoroughly about the flop, I naturally disagreed with it also. Just because throwing a Twitter hashtag inside a course doesn’t work well doesn’t mean social learning is a flop, or even social media-styled eLearning tools (whatever that is!). Learning Social Command & Control eLearning Rapid Development Tools Social Learning Social Media Twitter

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

Special thanks to those colleagues who have engaged with me on this topic via twitter: Tricia Ransom @triciaransom. Articles content curation Corporate Training curation for instructional designers Instructional Design

#TalkTech Guest Host RJ Jacquez Discusses Benefits of “Flipped” Approach to Twitter Chats in Weekly Podcast

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech , BLP’s weekly Twitter chat on all things learning and technology related, has become one of our favorite weekly events. We maximize the learning by allowing participants to submit articles and topics throughout the week.

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