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News Discovery Tools: Slices for Twitter Organizes and Auto-Curates Your News Stream Into Categories

News Discovery Tools: Slices for Twitter Organizes and Auto-Curates Your News Stream Into Categories | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Slices is a news discovery app that allows you to find the news that interest you by "slicing" the Twitter timeline into topic-specific categories, making it much easier to find what you are looking for.

 

From Pandodaily official review: "Slices offers 21 searchable categories – humor, technology, sports, and so on – that lead you to people and lists to follow. Included among those top-level categories is the “Live Events” option, which allows you to select an event – a football match, say, or a TV show – and follow Tweets from a curated list.

Also of note: "...it synchronizes between mobile devices and the Slices website (slices.me), which means it knows which Tweets you’ve already read, no matter where you access it from.

 

...The “Timeline Slicer” also outdoes Twitter’s Lists as a way to organize the people you follow into specific categories. They’re easier to set up and easier to access, ..."

 

Source: Pandodaily

 

Slices is available on iOS, Android and the Web.

 

 

Find out more: https://slices.me/

 

 


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I'm still working on it...looks promising.
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10 Ways Twitter Is Reinventing the College Lecture - Online Universities

10 Ways Twitter Is Reinventing the College Lecture - Online Universities | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Gone is the time when PowerPoint was the most impressive communication technology in the lecture hall.
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Twitter For Learning | Online Learning Institute: David Jakes

Twitter For Learning | Online Learning Institute: David Jakes | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

The Pope is now on twitter! The first tweet from the summit of Mt Everest also happened recently.


News no longer breaks, it tweets.


In the best case scenario, Twitter is a great vehicle for connecting, sharing resources, and personal and professional learning. The key is separating the good from the bad.

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The Best 15 Twitter Hashtags for Teachers

The Best 15 Twitter Hashtags for Teachers | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

As was the case with the three Twitter tools every teacher should be using, I have again chopped another part from this guide and this time it is about the power of hashtags as learning mediums. According to Twitter help center, '' The # symbol, called hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages.'' Hashtag is a great way for users to get a tweet to appear in search results and discussion threads. An example of a hashtag is #edtech that is used by thousands of educators all around the world. People following this hashtag find it easy to monitor what people are talking about in this category and can also participate in the conversation as well


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50 Higher Ed Admins Worth Following On Twitter | Edudemic

50 Higher Ed Admins Worth Following On Twitter | Edudemic | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Here, you’ll find a list of college professors, provosts, chancellors, and deans who are using Twitter to connect with other higher ed professionals, share information about their schools, build a stronger relationship with their communities, and sometimes, just to have fun. Give them a read to get connected with these administrators and to learn more about what it takes to make a college or university work.

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Twitter Hashtags 101: Complete Guide to Discovery and Power | Internet Media Labs Blog

Twitter Hashtags 101: Complete Guide to Discovery and Power | Internet Media Labs Blog | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Twitter hashtags can connect you to people and conversations all over the world...
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Twitter for Business | Common Craft

Twitter for Business | Common Craft | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Twitter has evolved into a powerful business tool. Organizations large and small are using it to communicate with and learn from customers. This video focuses on the three businesses who use Twitter in different ways.

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Library Instruction with Twitter

Library Instruction with Twitter | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Twitter (twitter.com) has morphed from being an online social media platform used for a quick updating of one’s life events to a powerful and popular social networking tool having a broader scope for giving and receiving information to and from...

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Reading, Writing, Tweeting| The Committed Sardine

Reading, Writing, Tweeting| The Committed Sardine | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Check out how Twitter, mobile tech, and other social media is engaging and helping 1st-grade students at Abraham Lincoln Elementary in Glen Ellyn learn foundational literacy and typing skills in this Chicago Tribune article. In addition, through blogging and video sharing, these kids are also practicing valuable digital citizenship skills as they learn about our lives online.


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Twitter and Your Online Class

Twitter and Your Online Class | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

A 2010 study conducted by Faculty Focus found that more than a third (35%) of the 1400 higher education professionals surveyed "use Twitter in some capacity," which was an increase from the previous year. While not all higher education professionals agree that social media, and particularly Twitter, is useful for learning, we are finding out more about its capabilities as instructors experiment and report on their successes and challenges.


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Educational Chats on Twitter - # tags and times of meetings

Educational Chats on Twitter - # tags and times of meetings | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

One of the wonderful things about Twitter is the way it brings people from all over the world together to share ideas, collaborate and work to make education better. On this page I have included some educational chats. Please note that at times they will not be held on that day due to holidays or other reasons. 


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How to Participate in a Twitter Chat

How to Participate in a Twitter Chat | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
My name is Lisa and I sometimes annoy my Twitter followers by participating in Twitter chats.

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Twitter for Teachers: Home - Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers: Home - Twitter for Teachers | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | 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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What You Need to Know About Twitter Hashtags (Infographic) | Social Media Consultant

What You Need to Know About Twitter Hashtags (Infographic) | Social Media Consultant | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Hashtags are a fantastic way for brands to connect with their target audience and participate in conversations about common interests.

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Find 'Em On Twitter: 15 Twitter Directories Compared

Find 'Em On Twitter: 15 Twitter Directories Compared | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Searching for people or applications on Twitter? Good luck with that.


Thankfully there are more than a few third-party resources that you can turn to for finding new people to follow, and new tools to help you do what Twitter won’t let you. We’ll shed a little light on these 15 directories by separating them into four categories: applications, people, politics, and strictly business.

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How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper?

How Do You Cite a Tweet in an Academic Paper? | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | 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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Get your free 13-page Twitter Guide for Teachers | Powerful Learning Practice

Get your free 13-page Twitter Guide for Teachers | Powerful Learning Practice | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

We’ve created the Twitter Handbook for Teachers, a brand new, interactive, 13-page guide to Twitter. This guide is for educators who are new to Twitter, or veterans to the social media platform who want to bring Twitter into their classrooms or grow their network. Is that you? Sign up to get your free instant download!

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Top 10 Twitter Accounts to Follow For Education Technology

Top 10 Twitter Accounts to Follow For Education Technology | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
List and brief description of the best 10 tweeters for education technology news, information and resources.
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ScreenTweet :: Share videos, photos, pictures, images, and screenshots on Twitter

ScreenTweet :: Share videos, photos, pictures, images, and screenshots on Twitter | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
ScreenTweet is a cool new web app that captures and shares pictures or screen shots on Twitter. If you have Twitter account then you already have a ScreenTweet account.
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The Pleasure of the Tweet | David Linden | Big Think

Do digital media have any sweeping, unique pleasure-giving qualities? David J. Linden, Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, says the effect is a lot like the pleasure we get from gambling.
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Teachers need Twitter

Why teachers need to Twitter. A brief video explaining how useful Twitter is for keeping current in technologies, pedagogy, and creativity. This was apart of...

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The power of Twitter - How I became a convert to Twitter

The power of Twitter - How I became a convert to Twitter | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
I signed up for Twitter several years ago but struggled to understand the point. What is it? What is it for? What information can I share in 140 characters? I did what millions of other people do: followed famous people, sportsmen, rappers, comedians and actors. Much of the time, it turned out, they didn't have anything that interesting to say and, after a few weeks, I gave up on it.

 

Then, as the site grew in popularity, I decided to give it another chance. I had about 30 followers, mostly my friends. Every few days I would tweet about what I was doing and share songs, music videos and news articles and now and again I would tweet one of the many musicians I followed. Good fun but not particularly productive.


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20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic

20 Twitter Hashtags Every Teacher Should Know About | Edudemic | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Twitter chats are such a great way to stay connected and informed in your professional circle, and education is no exception. Through education chats, you can find out about new methods for teaching, tech resources, even jobs for teachers. Most chats are held weekly, and offer an opportunity to have a regularly scheduled conversation with like-minded educators.


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How To Write Readable - And Retweetable - Tweets

How To Write Readable - And Retweetable - Tweets | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
You know the basics of Twitter, but now you want to boost the number of people following your 140-character missives.


We asked a dozen social media experts the best way to do that, and all of them recommended taking time to write readable - and, by extension, retweetable - tweets.

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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Following on from the lists of academic tweeters published earlier this month, we have put together a short guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities, available to download as a PDF or view on Issuu. 

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University of Wisconsin Stout: Interested in online teaching and learning?

Information about our Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning.