A reverse image challenge. The city getting rich from fake news. How Companies Turn Your Facebook Activity Into a Credit Score. Google Now Tracks Your Credit Card Purchases and Connects Them to Its Online Profile of You. John Hancock Insurance—whose patriotic namesake might be disappointed that the company is now a wholly owned subsidiary […]Read more "The Dark"
Challenge So, we learned a bit about Twitter, but next is the challenge(s). do you have a Twitter account – if not, get one. You may not post much initially, but follow a number of colleagues and feeds that are relevant to your work consider exploring Twitter as a Personal Learning Network. A good starting […]Read more "Challenge"
Embedding Twitter in your course There are a few very simple steps to get Twitter embedded in your course. You do not need to understand HTML or any coding to do this successfully. On Twitter Step 1: Go to twitter.com/settings/widgets then click on “create new”, then click on “profile”. Step 2: In the box, “what […]Read more "Embedding Twitter in your course Moodle"
Ideas for using Twitter in your class Before we launch into a lot of ideas, keep in mind that there are some privacy considerations for using Twitter for your class. The server is in Canada and it is a public micro-blogging tool, so it stands to reason that students need to be careful about what […]Read more "Ideas for using Twitter in your teaching"
Twitter Basics This session covers the micro-blogging too, Twitter. Individuals can choose to have private accounts but the vast majority of Twitter accounts are not private. Twitter lingo: Followers vs. Following: In Twitter, “Following” someone simply means that their posts then are fed into your twitter feed. When you follow someone (or they follow […]Read more "Twitter basics"