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"