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How Twitter can be used in Adult Education
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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Using TweetChat to Follow Educational Twitter Chats

Moving at the Speed of Creativity | Using TweetChat to Follow Educational Twitter Chats | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
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30 Ways To Use Twitter For Education

30 Ways To Use Twitter For Education | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
As Twitter carves a niche for itself as a legitimate source of information, many educational organizations and online colleges are investing on Twitter to provide relevant and quick information to current and potential students.
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50 Best Blogs for Online Educators | Education Bulletin Board

50 Best Blogs for Online Educators | Education Bulletin Board | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
Digital Tweed: Part of the Inside Higher Ed site, this blog is a great place to follow news stories related to technology in higher education, with a special focus on the business aspects of the field.
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Why Twitter Is a Teacher's Best Tool - Education - GOOD #TW101

Why Twitter Is a Teacher's Best Tool - Education - GOOD #TW101 | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
The social media platform makes it easy to get instant ideas, links, and resources from a global community of educators.
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The Archivist By Mix Online

From MIX Online comes The Archivist, an online tool to archive, analyze, visualize, save and export tweets.
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Twitter Town Hall with President Obama (video)

President Obama answers your questions on the economy and jobs submitted via the Twitter hashtag #AskObama

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2011 Told Through Twitter - Year in Review

Friend me on Facebook! http://on.fb.me/gCSs8F The past year of events according to Twitter tweets :-) Very last minute project, started this yesterday around...
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Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Twitter

Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Twitter | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
The social media service already seems simple, but it has many features and widgets to make it even easier to use.
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Top 20 Social Networks for Education

Top 20 Social Networks for Education | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it

"Since I last posted on Social Networks a year ago, a number of new ones have been introduced that can be a huge benefit to education. With that being said, I decided to list my favorite networks for education that targets technology literacy."


Via Judy O'Connell, Helena
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How To Use Twitter With Facebook

Want to post your Tweets on your Facebook profile? Connect your Twitter and Facebook accounts using the Twitter for Facebook integration.

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An Educators Guide To Twitter - LiveBinder

Over 150 Resources To Help Teachers Get Started With Twitter
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education

Five-Minute Film Festival: Twitter in Education | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
Twitter has become a powerful tool for teaching and learning. VideoAmy offers up a playlist of videos that will help you learn to use the social platform for networking, sharing resources, and more.
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#TEDxWarwick: The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies | dougbelshaw.com/blog

#TEDxWarwick: The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies | dougbelshaw.com/blog | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
Update: the video of my talk is now available!
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Twitter Directory and Search, Find Twitter Followers : WeFollow

Twitter Directory and Search, Find Twitter Followers : WeFollow | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
Find Twitter celebrities, actors, TV personalities, or new Twitter friends in your area. WeFollow is a directory of Twitter users organized by interests. Find likeminded friends today!
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Top 10 Websites To Search Old Tweets

Top 10 Websites To Search Old Tweets | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it
If you want to search your own old tweets, you can back up them in advance, and then search the backup files.
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US Conference on Adult Literacy, 2011/11/04 edition

US Conference on Adult Literacy, 2011/11/04 edition | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it

Paper.Li-a personalized newspaper built from articles, blog posts, videos and photos selected by Literacy Assist. Ctr.

 

This Paper.Li is specifically on the recent US Conference on Adult Education in Houston.  The content comes from all the tweets with the hashtag #USCAL

 

The conference went from November 2-5 and each day has an archived Paper.Li.

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Twitter plans to hyper-localize content discovery: Will it hurt the service? | The Next Web

Twitter plans to hyper-localize content discovery: Will it hurt the service? | The Next Web | Twitter in Adult Education | Scoop.it

While trying to decide what seat I should use on public transportation this weekend, I joked about the “next big thing” in location-based check ins — that is, foursquare at its most atomic unit: Checking into seats on buses or cubicles in the office, etc. Apparently, I am not the only person with hyper-localization on the brain as Twitter has hinted towards making moves to aggregate content discovery through micro-location as well.

 

A recent article by NYMag discussed the science of tweets, pointing out how difficult this content-discovery aggregation process would actually be for a service like Twitter. For one, users aren’t clearly labeled or categorized on the platform — barring what they might list in their actual bios, anyhow — making it difficult for Twitter to create thematic lists for these individuals aside from what is user-generated. Hashtags also serve as a sort of last-minute content discovery tool, but are a relatively primitive hack that some users still have trouble grasping.....

[read full article http://j.mp/mVYgiO]


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