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FridayLive! Twitter for Beginners: for Very Smart Dummies: April 11

  • 11 Apr 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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FridayLive! 
Twitter for Beginners: for Very Smart Dummies
April 11, 2014  2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.  

Presenters: Susan M. Bearden, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others


DESCRIPTION

Taking advantage of Twitter takes a slight shift in thinking. Susan will walk us through those shifts in thinking so we can decide how best to leverage this social media application. You do not need a Twitter account to take part in this session, but if you would like to set up an account, this document will take you there. We will explore how to use Twitter to enhance your Personal and Professional Learning Networks by finding hashtags and customizing based on your level of interest. Faculty uses of Twitter in the classroom will also be shared.


Let’s start the conversation with Susan before the webinar begins by using the TLT FridayLive hashtag, #tltgFRLV. Tweet questions you have about Twitter and ways you currently use Twitter.


You are welcome to login early on Friday, 1:50 PM ET, for a hashtag scavenger hunt.


A little bit about Susan.
Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL. She has presented about social media in education at a number of national and state conferences including ISTE, FETC, CoSN, and the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS). A popular blogger and advocate for the use of social media in education, Bearden co-founded and moderates the #edtechchat and #digcit (Digital Citizenship) Twitter chats and participates regularly in the weekly EdTechChat Radio podcast for the BAM Radio Network. Connect with her on Twitter @s_bearden and @HTEATech or at www.susanmbearden.com.


Resources:
Seaman, J & Tinti-Kane, H (2013, October). Social media for teaching and learning: Annual survey of social media use by higher education faculty. Boston, MA: Pearson Learning Solutions and Babson Survey Research Group http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/higher-education/social-media-survey.php

    NOTE:  Login instructions for the session will be sent in the Registration Confirmation Email. Please check your Junk folder as sometimes these emails get trapped there. We will also send an additional login reminder 24 hours prior to the start of the event.

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