Using Twitter For Social Learning


Social learning is making its way into formal education, often on the heals of popular education technology apps. But can Twitter really be used for social learning? There are a variety of ways that Twitter can be used in an educational setting.

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. In this two-part post, I am going to tackle the biggest issues I feel are affecting twitter chats today.

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. If CSI can do it, surely we can make it happen in twitter chats? However, perhaps now, the twitter chat has become the new silo.

Twitter desperately needs a revamp!


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Stand Up and Tweet! 5 Cool Twitter Ideas for Social Learning

CommLab India

Did you know that it’s possible to use Twitter for social learning? Here are five ideas to enable Twitter as a channel for social learning. eLearning Design Social Learning

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Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter

Jane Hart

In preparation for a short, Twitter event (#t4sl) I am involved in this afternoon, I’ve updated my (2010) presentation: Social Learning: An explanation using Twitter. View the story "Twitter for Social Learning" on Storify]. Social learning Here’s a Storify of our live chat.

Unearthing Diamonds in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

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.

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

Dashe & Thomson

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.

Business applications of Twitter

E-Learning Provocateur

Earlier this week, I attended a Twitter Camp billed Twitter is not for dummies. I had the privilege of facilitating one of the breakout sessions, which focused on the business applications of Twitter. Suddenly Twitter comes into its own as an alternative communications medium.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning? In preparation for that change, professionals everywhere are starting to turn their attention to digital and social platforms to figure out what all the fuss is about. What should I be doing on Twitter?

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

Soon after, I finally got around to reading 3 Examples of Stellar Social Media Customer Service. Kudos to Pottery Barn’s social media team, but shame on the brand overall. I 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.

Twitter in the classroom


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.

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.

Social Learning is here to stay!

Origin Learning

So, if Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest are not part of your vocabulary, then either you are living in isolation or you certainly do not belong to this era. Let’s dwell for a minute on social learning which has redefined the framework of learning in organizations, big and small!

Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning

Upside Learning

There’s been quite a bit written about how Twitter can be used for learning. I personally believe that Twitter is a great tool to get access to knowledge and information—provided you follow the right people. Now learning professionals have voted Twitter the #1 learning tool.

Social Media vs. Social Learning

Integrated Learnings

We also use tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media. In a lot of cases, we are using internal corporate social media tools to collaborate. This has included reading some books, attending some webinars, and talking with other learning professionals about how they are making social media work in a learning environment. So why not plan for social collaboration within your instructional design? --4-- By Dean Hawkinson.

2 Stupidly Simple Ways to Use Twitter For Training


We hear it all the time in our industry: social media is the next big thing for collaborative learning. As of today, I have yet to see one mainstream social media tool, or any tool for that matter , provide a really viable option for social learning.

Twitter for Learning: The Past, Present and Future

Jane Hart

Twitter turned 9 on 21 March. I’ve been on Twitter since March 2008. 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

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-19

Jane Hart

My Twitter Digest for 2011-05-18 [link] #. I'm running a session on social media for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. What tips do you have for using Twitter for prof dev? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ elliotrosenberg @bizlibrary #. balawd #. RT @ JaneBozarth : Note: If no one else is talking, it's not a 'community' <Too true #.

Twitter Tributes to Jay Cross

Jane Hart

Social learningNews of Jay’s death has quickly spread round the Twittersphere – and there have been some wonderful tributes to him. I’ve tried to capture them in this Storify. If yours is missing, let me know and I will add it in. View the story “Tributes to Jay Cross” on Storify].

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

Using Instagram For Social Learning


We have seen that Twitter can be used in a blended learning context, Facebook as a learning management system, and even Instagram within a classroom setting. It also links to other popular social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr. social learning

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-30

Jane Hart

THIS is the powerful of the Social Web [link] #. "You Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Teachers behind curve when it comes to digital devices [link] #. When we get it on our own, we keep the information in our heads, when a teacher tells us we use. it and then forget” [link] #. "You don’t HAVE to go to college" Another path [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ chris_saeger #. via @ briandusablon : [link] #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-21

Jane Hart

RT @ WebWorkerDaily : Enterprise Social Networking: Ensuring Bigwig Buy-In [link] #. Social Learning Community or Share&Learn – which is best for you? Social Learning Community and Share&Learn? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Find out here: [link] #. RT @ StratLearner : # FF @ C4LPT Jane Hart is simply the "Go To" person for informal learning trends, strategies, and news. <Wow <Wow thanks! #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-20

Jane Hart

Social learning for collaborative work by @ hjarche [link] #. Social media in the 1990s [link] <love this #. See the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list after 150 contributions; YouTube is catching up on Twitter! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Big thanks to all those who responded to my tweet for input into my # balawd session; it went very well #.

Social Learning Has Never Been About a Single Tool

Nick Leffler

Things get a bit murky when you combine eLearning with anything, especially social learning. In what world could social learning be waning? It’s not saying social learning is fizzling, it’s saying social learning in the context of eLearning is. What are Social Media-styled eLearning Tools? My first thought is the fad several years ago where rapid development tools were shoving in ways to Tweet from within a course and calling it social learning.

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Twitter Digest for 2011-05-26

Jane Hart

Doctors who are not on Facebook, Twitter and blogs risk becoming irrelevant; my USA Today op-ed [link] #. RT @ hjarche : RT @ bduperrin : Without Workflow, Social Business Is Doomed [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Don’t know how I missed this one: “Moving toward 2020: the learning decade&# [link] #. YouTube: Two Days’ Worth of Video Uploaded Every Minute [link] via @ mashable #.

Are You Using the Single Best Twitter Chat Tool Out There?

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is on vacation today, but we still have Twitter on the brain. We are big fans of Twitter chats and love how many choices there are for Twitter chats on learning. What is the best tool for using Twitter? Enter…the best tool for Twitter chats.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-07

Jane Hart

Spking at # BILD2011 conf [link] Thurs on the importance of informal & social learning in the wkplace # realwplearn #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. How to cook breakfast on your iPad [link] We need more "learning experiences" like this! realwplearn #. C4LPT Tweeted Times [link] – top stories by @ TweetSmarter , @ jeffbullas , @ rossdawson #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-18

Jane Hart

30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter, begins 30 May [link] Over 30 participants signed up already #. RT @ TweetSmarter : Twitter just registered its 300 millionth account yesterday! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Teaching methods: An alternative vote | The Economist [link] #. There are now over 200 members in Share&Learn. Come and join us [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ?

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?

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-31

Jane Hart

Day 2 of 30 Ways to use SoMe for working/learning smarter: searching the Social Webs. “Social media has fundamentally changed our culture’s behavior in the way we communicate and interact&# NASA [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. “For innovative teams, traditional professional development has become an anachronism&# Education or Experimentation? link] #.

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

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?

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

Dashe & Thomson

Here at Dashe & Thomson, we made a New Year’s resolution for 2011 to dig a little deeper into social media and explore how to use it for social and informal learning, increasing website traffic, and building networks.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-29

Jane Hart

Social Business? It Depends What You Mean By Social [link] #. How to Use Social-Networking Technology for Learning, fm edutopia, [link] #. 1/2 @ ipttoolkit The future is NOT LMSs that include social functionality. "30 ways to use SoMe for working/learning smarter" Free 6 wk online social prog begins tomorrow Mon 30 Find out more [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ JaneBozarth : GOOD STUFF.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-14

Jane Hart

What the Social Business Professional Gets Paid [Infographic] [link] via @ RWW #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. A Tipping Point in Learning [link] Thx to @ alc47 for the guest post #. RT @ MakeUseOf : Directory – Did-You-Knows: A Collection Of Interesting & Surprising Facts To Increase Your Knowledge [link] #.