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Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies!

Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies! | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it

EDUC 650 Integrating Social Media Instructional Strategies 

Online Course 1 semester hour graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Kay Lehmann
Enroll today! Tuition and Registration
Explore effective ways to use social media to connect communities of learners in virtual and physical spaces, to communicate with parents, and for personal professional development. Learn how to use social networks and cloud-based tools including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other personal learning networks.
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LMS pros know social media has enormous engagement possibilities for all library users. 


The key is to understand how to integrated into your school.  Expert help from a great on line teacher. 

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, September 15, 2014 7:14 PM

1 Semester hour of graduate credit and a whole lot of fun.  Kay Lehmann's timely class will demystify social media and help find your way in the 21st Century fast lane. 


Kay's a terrific teacher. This is an intriguing class.  Jump in the information is fine. 

Kay Lehmann's curator insight, September 17, 2014 12:22 PM

Thanks Dennis for letting folks know there is still time and room to join my Social Media class for this fall!

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 26, 2014 6:10 AM

Frightened by Facebook? Terrified by Twitter? Get a Grip on Social Media Instructional Strategies!

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Twitter for Researchers

Part of the Becoming a Networked Researcher workshops I run at the University of York.

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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, June 22, 2013 7:01 AM

An interesting presentation on using Twitter as a 'networked researcher'. 

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All sizes | The Ten Commandments of Twitter | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

All sizes | The Ten Commandments of Twitter | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world.

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Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid : Learning Solutions Magazine

Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid : Learning Solutions Magazine | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it

Integrating social media into academia is not a novel idea. And since you are reading this, chances are you probably have been utilizing some feature of social media in the classroom for years. What is more interesting is asking why academia should exploit social media and, more specifically, Twitter.


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How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper?

How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
The Modern Language Association likes to keep up with the times. As we all know, some information breaks first or only on Twitter and a good academic needs to be able to cite those sources. So, the MLA has devised a standard format that you should keep in mind.
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Do You Tweet? Connectivism, Social Media, and School Libraries

Do You Tweet?  Connectivism, Social Media, and School Libraries | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Do You Tweet?  Connectivism, Social Media and School Libraries In the words of author Dr. Ivan Misner, “Networking is not about hunting.  It is about farming.  It’s about cultivating relatio...

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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Social media offers some great opportunities for learning in the classroom, bringing together the ability to collaborate, access worldwide resources, and find new and interesting…

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Social Media maven Shannon Mersand suggested this article. 

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Shannon Mersand's curator insight, November 11, 2013 3:29 PM

Awesome ways to use Twitter and cellphones in your classroom

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125 Librarians to Follow on Twitter - Blog - mattanderson.org

125 Librarians to Follow on Twitter - Blog - mattanderson.org | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it

It’s nice to have a support network of smart librarians to talk to and learn from on Twitter. I’ve compiled a list of 125 librarians I recommend following on Twitter.


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Follow a librarian on twitter... you're bound to learn something! 

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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, January 24, 2013 12:44 PM

My Twitter updates are getting ready to explode!

GwynethJones's curator insight, January 30, 2013 11:59 AM
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300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now

300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Are you looking to figure out exactly which Twitter hashtag is the right one to follow? There's no shortage of options and it can feel overwhelming. Sure, there's the popular #edchat and #edtech hashtags most of us follow.
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Top 3 Twitter Tools To Search Keywords

Top 3 Twitter Tools To Search Keywords | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Tweets containing keywords of your choice help you improve your online presence. This article talks about Twitter tools to search keywords.

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20 Twitter Chats Every Librarian Should Know About | Edudemic

20 Twitter Chats Every Librarian Should Know About | Edudemic | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it

Libraries are increasingly getting hip to using Twitter as a tool, with many offering the service as a point of contact with librarians. But Twitter is an excellent tool for librarian learning as well, offering lots of great opportunities for discussion. Many Twitter chats exist for the literary and library world, and we’ve discovered 20 of the absolute best for librarians to check out.

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Twitter for Teachers: Home - Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers: Home - Twitter for Teachers | 21st Century Information Fluency | Scoop.it
Teaching educators how to leverage Twitter for their own professional development.


How would you like to co-author an e-book to teach educators about Twitter?


For information on how you can participate in this project, visit the How to Contribute page.


This e-book is intended for use by teachers from primary, elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools. The contents of the book are made available under an attribution, non-commercial, share-alike Creative Commons license.


Any and all contributions to this resource are deemed to be done on a voluntary basis. Edits to this resource may be edited, deleted or otherwise modified by the moderators of the site.

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