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An Introduction to Twitter in Higher Education

An Introduction toTwitter in HigherEducation

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Twitter: Presentation and Resources | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

Twitter: Presentation and Resources | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Everything you need to get you started using Twitter and make you successful while you are there. Twitter resources, presentations, and tutorials to share.
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"A compilation of thoughts, ideas, and resources on how to use Twitter in it’s fullest capacity as a news and information source, a learning platform, and a source of personal and professional inspiration."

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How To Turn Your Twitter Feed Into An Infographic

How To Turn Your Twitter Feed Into An Infographic | Serious Play | Scoop.it

A quick guide to turning your Twitter feed into an infographic using the tweetsheet tool. It's fast, simple, and adorable.


Via Matt Gomez, Jon Samuelson, Lisa Johnson 
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Great Guide to Twitter in the Classroom

"For a few years now Sylvia Rosenthal Tolisano has been my go-to person for ideas and information about using social media with elementary school students. This summer Sylvia wrote a number of excellent blog posts containing sound information for anyone that has questions about using social media in elementary school classrooms. A couple of weeks ago Sylvia published an eight page guide to Twitter In The K-8 Classroom. The guide is available on Scribd and on Sylvia's blog. I encourage you to read her post about it."

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10 Ways Students Can Use Twitter for Paper Writing | Emerging Education Technology

10 Ways Students Can Use Twitter for Paper Writing | Emerging Education Technology | Serious Play | Scoop.it

It been a while since we’ve posted any content on using Twitter in the academic context, so this submission from Leslie Anglesey is welcomed. These suggestions are directed towards students but teachers may also glean some ideas from them.


Twitter is a tool that can help students gather information to research and frame a good paper. When used correctly, it can help you find facts and make preparing a research paper a quicker and easier process.

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5 Great Ways for Students to Collaborate on Twitter

5 Great Ways for Students to Collaborate on Twitter | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Twitter is a brilliant resource for student collaboration. Here are 5 great ways for students to collaborate using social network.

Via Maggie Verster, Kathleen Cercone
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60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category - TeachThought

60 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom By Category - TeachThought | Serious Play | 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 ways to communicate in one easily accessible place. Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool (including TeachThought’s favorite), and we’ve shared many of these great ideas here with you. Read on, and we’ll explore 60 inspiring ways that teachers and students can put Twitter to work in the classroom."

 

The categories are:

 

Communication

Organization

Resources

Writing Skills

Twitter Exercises

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12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about

12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about | Serious Play | Scoop.it

The thing about Twitter is that, while it has a huge potential in education, yet many teachers and educators ignore the great arsenal of tools that can be used to get the maximum out of this tool. It is no longer about just logging on to Twitter and checking our tweets or posting ours but it is all about how smart we are in interacting with Twitter.In this regard, I am introducing you to a set of highly important Twitter tools that can help you better manage your Twitter activities .

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