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Beginner’s Twitter for Learning

Course Summary

Length
0.5 day
Course Overview

Attend this course to learn why you should add Twitter to your learning toolbox. It's a valuable tool for personal learning and has the power to impact your organization's communication and learning as well. Micro blogging and micro sharing with Twitter is one of the most active and valuable social media tools for learning. Two hundred (200) million Tweets a day can't be wrong. 

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Set up a Twitter account with a complete profile
Determine the security setting that are appropriate for an account
Find and follow other Twitter users
Post tweets, re-tweet, flag favorites and create lists
Use hashtags to keyword tweets and search for resources
Use a Twitter aggregator to manage Twitter
Participate in a Twitter chat
Consider opportunities for using Twitter as a tool for learning

Topics Covered

Introduction to Twitter
The phenomenon
The timeline
Statistics
Twitter as a learning tool
Resources
Twitter chats
Backchannel
Set up a Twitter account
Username
Profile
Security settings
Following and getting followers
Profiles
Create Tweets
Retweet
Finding and cataloging resources
Favorites
Lists
Search
Hash tags
Using a Twitter aggregator
Benefits
Options
Multiple views
Managing multiple accounts
Tweet Chats
Finding chats
Participating in a Twitter chat
Facilitating a Twitter chat
Opportunities for Twitter as a tool for learning
Needs analysis
Brainstorm
Considerations
Resources for continued learning

CONTACT US

Avalon Foster Group, LLC
1300 Proline Place
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Call: 717-398-5066

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