Twitter in the classroom

Learning with e's

Today I had an interesting exchange of views on Twitter. about Twitter. I mentioned that I strongly encourage the use of Twitter in my classes. Secondly, students are going to use Twitter and other media anyway, regardless.

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.

Twitter desperately needs a revamp!

InsiderHub

The post Twitter desperately needs a revamp! Guest Posts Marketing social media Twitter Twitter revampappeared first on InsiderHub.

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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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

or Twitter? Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. And for good reason as it has many advantages: ?

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

Evaluating Facebook and Twitter for e-Learning

eFront

Facebook and Twitter. It’s something that can also work for live courses in a hybrid learning scenario: Purdue University, for example, has been experimenting with an app that allows students to “backchannel” during class through Facebook and Twitter.

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

G-Cube

It is evident that web-based tools, such as Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts, Videocasts and Media sharing sites and social messaging sites like Twitter, can create collaborative knowledge with the concerted efforts of all learners.

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".

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?

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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. All I need to know about Twitter I learned at kindergarten View more presentations from Steve Wheeler.

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.

Using Twitter For Social Learning

LearnDash

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?

How to Twitter: the infographic

Jane Hart

Good summary of twitter for those yet to explore it. TwitterJust found this! Source: Uploaded by user via David on Pinterest.

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. Firstly, see Twitter as a fast moving stream.

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.

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 [.].

My Twitter hero

E-Learning Provocateur

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. I did, however, find @anzmoneymanager on Twitter. In the meantime, I feel sorry for my Twitter hero.

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

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.

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.

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?

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.

100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Here are 100 Twitter feeds to follow for philomaths, the curious and those who would like to improve their general knowledge – from both institutions and individuals – some with a twist and many that will bring you a daily dose of learning! A philomath is a lover of learning.

GamesShow Webinar – Twitter Brief

Raptivity

Raptivity had organized the Games Show webinar on 8th November, 2012. Hashtag(#) for the webinar: #GamesShow @Raptivity : Key speaker at the webinar – @ heroskills Nadine Jeffers #GamesShow bit.ly/SdfPjg SdfPjg #Raptivity @Raptivity : Hosts for the webinar are Jamaica Bracken& [.]. Education Software eLearning tools Free webinar raptivity Early Childhood Development First Aid game based interactivity courses GamesShow Webinar Million Dollar Quiz

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. […].

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. Here are a few of the things we've been doing Twitter as Social Chat At both DevLearn and TechKnowledge , we created a hashtag and created a specific Twitter account that was the hub.

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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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HangChat: Google Hangout on Air During a Twitter Chat

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Twitter chats have become very popular. lrnchat social media twitter twitterchat But popularity comes at a price. Besides the large number of tweets streaming by, you end up with spammers spamming the hashtag and other unnecessary noise. In the early days, with fewer participants it was easier to engage in quick multi-tweet conversations to dig deeper, or gain clarity, around someone''s point being made. In my experience lately the.

Twitter: it's still about the connections

Learning with e's

The current consensus is that Twitter is for oldies, and that younger people (particularly those under 30) don't tend to use it. A recent discussion on Twitter (about the use of Twitter!) Twitter is also about sharing - emotions, experiences, resources and great ideas.

Using Twitter as a Professional Development Tool

The Learning Circuits

Immediately one word came to mind: Twitter. It isn't the tool itself that has been so impact full for me; it's the world to which Twitter opened up to me. Then I discovered Twitter. From that moment on, I have never looked at 'Training' the same, and each day the interactions I have on Twitter continue to shape me as a professional. I find that Twitter has the audience and usage that best provides professional development support for those in our field.

Twitter Chats in Education

Visual Lounge

If you’re on Twitter , you may have come across hashtags or people talking about participating in chats. Twitter chats in education are popular because they give educators an easy way to participate in a community around a specific topic that matters to them.

Twitter reflections – a year later

Spark Your Interest

It was about a year ago that I started seriously using Twitter. Well, after a year of solid Twitter use, here’s what I’ve noticed: To get professional value from Twitter, you have to follow people who tweet good stuff, it ain’t about friends, which is something that you have to get over. For me, if Facebook is the social, then Twitter is the networking. HR Learning Technologies Social network TweetDeck twitter

50 HR & Corporate Training Must-Follow Twitter Accounts

OpenSesame

If you are looking to expand your network, Twitter is a great place to start. For this week''s Productivity Wednesday, we''ve compiled a list of the top 50 Human Resources Twitter influences so that you can keep up to date on the latest news and trends within the field of HR.

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

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

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.

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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2 Stupidly Simple Ways to Use Twitter For Training

LearnDash

Millions of people enjoy twitter for social or leisure purposes, but it can also add a little variety into your training. Here are three different possible ways to integerate twitter into your next learning event. There are certainly more ways to use twitter.