Twitter 2010

Twitter: What do so many people have to say?

Agenda – March 30, April 7 and April 8, 2010

  • Access and navigate class website with Twitter resources
  • What is Twitter and how can you benefit from it?
  • Create Twitter account
  • Set up and edit profile settings – why is this important?
  • Tweet, retweet, @reply, favorite, DM, #
  • Twitter search
  • Why follow and favorite?
  • Applications for teaching and learning

PowerPoint from Workshop

Twitter in Plain English – Commoncraft

Twitter Search in Plain English – Commoncraft

Create Your Twitter Account – Mary Zedeck

Teaching with Twitter – Dave Parry, University of Texas at Dallas

Twitter for Academia

Using Twitter to Facilitate Class Discussions – University of Texas at Dallas

Why Twitter is Good for Learning – Management, Leadership and Business Development (RapidBI)

25 Twitter Projects for the College Classroom –

100 Ways to Use Twitter in your Library – Accelerated Bachelors Degree

Seven Ways to Find Teachers on Twitter – Richard Byrne

Universities Using Twitter – list of Universities with official Twitter accounts and notes on use and/or best practices

Twitter Handbook for Teachers – Tomaz Lasic

30 Essential Twitter Tutorials – Outlaw Design Blog

Building Community with Twitter – Jane Hart

Mario Armstrong Talks Twitter in Education – ISTE 2010

Students Speak Up in Class, Silently, via Social Media – NYTimes

Most Common Twitter Applications (other than

TweetDeck – desktop application

Seesmic – desktop and online applications

March 30, April 7, April 8, 2010 – Session Evaluation

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