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FridayLive! How to use Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Ed - It's not only a stupid distraction! May 2

  • 02 May 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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FridayLive! 
How to use Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Ed - It's not only a stupid distraction!
Date: May 2, 2014  
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.  
Presenters: Jeffrey Morrison, Steve Gilbert, and others


DESCRIPTION

How Twitter can actually be USEFUL to faculty, students, librarians in higher ed - not merely a trivial distraction.

How to guide students to shift from distracting, trivial uses of Twitter toward constructive, educational uses.


Will include demos/uses of Twitter as a research topic aggregator using Tweetbot, HootSuiteEvernote, and Flipboard.

Will also include how to find information to tweet using Topsy and Zite


A little bit about Jeff.
Jeffrey Morrison is the Director of Technology for Trinity School in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University.
Adjunct Professor in the Bagwell College of Education Instructional Technology Graduate Studies Program, Kennesaw State University.


Resources:

If new to Evernote and Twitter, check out these TLT events recordings available for TLT members.  Go to the Members Only section and look for:

  • Member Exchanges Archives: Learn to Use Evernote for Educational Purposes Using the Designated Learner Approach, April 17, 2013
  • FridayLive Archives: Twitter for Beginners: for Very Smart Dummies, April 11, 2014

28 Simple Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom

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

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