Background Account Setup Uses of Twitter Twitter Terminology Twitter in Higher Education.

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  • Background Account Setup Uses of Twitter Twitter Terminology Twitter in Higher Education
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  • what is microblogging?? Type of broadcast media in the form of blogging Status updates in Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn Twitter, Tumblr Most prominent characteristic brevity
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  • Founded 2006 by Jack Dorsey Privately owned company based in San Francisco Sept. 2010 175 million registered users posting 95 million tweets per day
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  • www.twitter.com
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  • If you have an account, log in If you would like an account, If you dont know if you really want an account, use one of our test accounts (rula_1 ) Joining the Conversation
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  • Keeping in touch with friends/family Current Events Track Trends Get quick answers to questions Be several places at once Educational tool
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  • 1. Gulf Oil Spill 2. FIFA World Cup 3. Inception 4. Haiti Earthquake 5. Vuvuzela 6. Apple iPad 7. Google Android 8. Justin Bieber 9. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows 10. Pulpo Paul
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  • Tweet Follow Reply - @ Direct Message
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  • #mla2010 #Ryerson#highered #ryerson20 #stlhe2010 #LOST hashtags
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  • People @mwesch @academicdave @BarrackObama Ryerson @RyersonLTO @ryersonlibrary @RyersonU @RyersonDMZ Higher Ed @chronicle @educause Test accounts @rula_1 @rula_2 @rula_3 @rula_4
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  • Searching Tweets - Basic Search Advanced search http://search.twitter.com (Tweets, Tweets with Links, Tweets Near You, People)http://search.twitter.com
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  • iPhone, Android, iPad, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Seesmic etc. TweetdeckHootsuiteSeesmic
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  • TwitterLive Twitter widgets
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  • Follow a professional Develop a classroom community Global awareness via Twitter timeline Tracking word usage Conference tracking via hashtags Survey tool Class participation
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  • 50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom http://goo.gl/ilScI http://goo.gl/ilScI Twitter for Academia (AcademicDave) http://academhack.outsidethetext.com/home/2008/twitter-for-academia/ http://academhack.outsidethetext.com/home/2008/twitter-for-academia/ 100 Ways to Teach with Twitter http://www.educause.edu/blog/kwalsh1/100WaystoTeachwithTwitter/198112 http://www.educause.edu/blog/kwalsh1/100WaystoTeachwithTwitter/198112
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  • Sally Wilson, Ryerson University Library and Archives swilson@ryerson.ca @swilson416