How to use twitter in education

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    How to use Twitter in Education

    Click on the chapters below to jump to different chapters.

    Create an account with Twitter Sign up

    Build up your timeline follow people

    Edit your profile

    Compose a tweet

    Change your settings and get help

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    Create an account with Twitter Sign up

    Search for twitter or Go to www.twitter.com and click on Sign up for twitter

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    Provide your college / personal email. Check your inbox for a confirmation email.

    Username ideas: team e.g. LRC personal to you e.g. your name or general e.g. englishsupport

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    Build up your timeline follow people

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    Check your inbox and click confirm

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    Click next to start following

    people

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    When you are ready click

    follow

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    Search within categories and find people /

    companies

    Skip steps. You can always

    come back to them later.

    When you are ready click

    follow

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    Edit your profile

    If you say that you work for Barnet Southgate College, then state that these are my personal views and not those of Barnet and Southgate College.

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    Write a description about you e.g. what are you interested in e.g. educational technology / teaching and learning / raising quality standards Search other peoples profiles for inspiration

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    You can always come back to this step to edit your profile by gong to settings > profile

    If you connect your account with Facebook, twitter will post all your tweets and to your facebook wall as well

    Link to your blog or another website e.g. the college website

    Twitter displays the number of tweets, your followers and who is following you. Public profile everyone can read your tweets and follow you Private profile Restricted view of your tweets and profile and you have to manually approve each person who wants to follow you

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    @Connect add people #Discover research trends and popular topics

    Me is your profile page

    Access your settings

    Search for people and topics here

    Compose a tweet

    Live twitter feed

    Profile informationn

    Suggestions personalized for you

    Popular discussions and topics

    Your navigation bar

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    Compose a tweet

    There are two ways to compose a tweet

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    Upload a picture by clicking on the camera icon

    When you compose a tweet the counter changes

    Tweets are time stamped by when you tweeted

    Compose a tweet and check how many characters you have left. Click tweet to share this message

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    Other things you can do with tweets embed tweets in an email or to your blog.

    This is what your tweet looks like on your profile page

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    Go to someones profile and click tweet to and they will get your message

    Attach a file url / picture

    Person who composed the tweet

    #hashtag so people can find this tweet in a search

    Acknowledge other people

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    Change your settings and get help

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    Email notifications

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    For more help, see iLearn and visit the E-Learning tutorial area Click on Using Social Media for more resources and guidance