Using Twitter For Social Learning

LearnDash

Social learning is making its way into formal education, often on the heals of popular education technology apps. While there are many tools available today that are conducive to social learning, usually the first ones that come to people’s minds are Facebook and Twitter given their mainstream influence in social media. But can Twitter really be used for social learning?

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.

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

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? A modern day intellectual salon is how I always viewed twitter chats. However, perhaps now, the twitter chat has become the new silo. “Lurking” (the twitter name for observing a chat without participating) is a good start.

Social Learning using Twitter

Adobe Captivate

Extending Captivate Whats new Adobe Course Companion Learner Analytics Learner Engagement Twitter colloborationAs 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. This real time collaboration is now possible using Adobe Captivate Course Companion widget which is now extend to support this. There [.].

Twitter desperately needs a revamp!

InsiderHub

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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].

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 #.

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 #.

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] ?

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] #.

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. I’ve had several conversations with colleagues about Twitter that end in “I just don’t get it.” Partly because I haven’t given up (I skim my Twitter feed almost daily).

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

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange of Information by Paul on March 14, 2011 in social learning Most of us in the adult learning industry have already found and incorporated Twitter into our everyday lives. Twitter gets a bad rap. Twitter is a marketer’s dream.

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 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!

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-22

Jane Hart

Social Learning Community or Share&Learn or both? Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Don't Confuse Content Curation for Content Filtering [link] #. SimpleShare – chare images and files from your desktop – app for box.net [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. link] #. 5 tips to separate personal and professional life online [link] <this is pretty much the advice I give too #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-09

Jane Hart

42 Fresh Facts About Twitter & Facebook… | Bit Rebels [link] via @ bitrebels #. Social Media Interaction Pattern Library – how people interact with social media [link] #. The story of myThoughtWorks – A social intranet: [link] #. RT @ ElearningGuru : Harvard Business Review:The Future of Work & Social Business Leadership Gamification http:/… (cont) [link] #. dpontefract: Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-13

Jane Hart

It’s A Facebook World … Other Social Networks Just Live In It [link] via @ techcrunch #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. British road sign – warning: may be disconcerting to some (on Twitpic) [link] #. Here's Wikipedia's explanation of cat's eyes [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ some4trainers #. C4LPT Tweeted Times [link] – top stories by @ digiphile , @ ariannahuff , @ JPBarlow #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-05

Jane Hart

RT @ realwplearn : Blog post: THIS is What Social Learning Looks Like [link] # realwplearn #. Clinical learning in the open; the strengths of social media by @ amcunningham [link] # realwplearn #. Focusing on the social minus the media, fm the NYT [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. New College of the Humanities (NCH), a new private British university is to open September 2012 , fm BBC News [link] #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-24

Jane Hart

100 people already signed up for “30 ways to use social media to work & learn smarter&# starts 30 May [link] # lrnchat #astd2011 #. RT @ LnDDave : NEW POST: The Mixed Messages of Social Media [link] # ASTD2011 #lrnchat # ispi #edchat # training <Well said Dave! #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-04

Jane Hart

Real Workplace Learning Twitter Chat # RealWPLearn [link] #. RT @ realwplearn : New blog post: THIS is What Social Learning Looks Like [link] # realwplearn #. Real workplace learning is informal and social [link] # realwplearn #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ realwplearn : In case you haven’t heard yet! The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ donaldhtaylor @kasey428 #.

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 #.

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.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-12

Jane Hart

Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer [link] – includes my age model of formal social learning design #. RT @ thoughtfarmer : Social intranets: Not just for knowledge workers [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. A new kind of computer: Chromebook [link] #. The Why and How of Using Facebook For Educators – No Need to be Friends At All! link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. Becoming an eTeacher [link] #.

7 Social Media Marketing Tips for Online Courses

LearnDash

How to understand your platforms and audience for social media marketing. But social media is an excellent way to attract an audience, and to keep those who follow you reminded of everything you offer. Next, find your competitors on social and see what they’re posting.

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

Twitter Digest for 2011-06-08

Jane Hart

London still the top Twitter city in the world [link] #. The truth about social learning, webinar 14 Sept by @ janebozarth [link] # realwplearn #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Another great article from @ janebozarth – she makes it so simple. So why is so much e-learning so "controlling"? #. 1st # realwplearn chat is today at 8 pm BST Topic From Learning Design to Performance Design. Pre-reading at [link] #.

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! Social learning

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 Digest for 2011-05-13

Jane Hart

Speaking up in class, silently, via social media [link] #. RT @ charlesjennings "effective social media security strategy starts w/ user education" [link] <clear,comprehensive,continuous #. RT @ grainnehamilton Future Focus keynote update 10 June Glasgow [link] Jane Hart @ c4lpt : The Future of learning is social! #. I'm running my "30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter" programme weekdays online 30 May-8 July [link] #. Tweet.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-11

Jane Hart

A vision of the social organization [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterRoles in communities of practice [link] <a very useful post for those interested in CoPs #. Turn Your Evernote Notes into Study Guides & Flashcards with StudyBlue by @ audreywatters [link] via @ RWW #. The Fresh Air Fund is in need of host families for this summer of 2011 [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #.

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.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-16

Jane Hart

RT @ mhawksey : Just found John McLear's (@johnmclear) Twitter CV / Resume at [link] < very clever <<Yes! #. The case for online social networking in education [link] via @ josepicardo #. 30 ways to use social media to work and learn smarter – free, online at Share&Learn [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet.@craigtaylor74 craigtaylor74 This one's for you! link] #.

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. In a nutshell, I see the business applications of Twitter falling into three main categories: 1. Twitter is used by many as a loudspeaker to vent their displeasure at bad service. Suddenly Twitter comes into its own as an alternative communications medium.