An Introduction to Twitter in Higher Education June 2017

  • Published on
    22-Jan-2018

  • View
    127

  • Download
    4

Embed Size (px)

Transcript

  • An Introduction to Twitter in Higher Education

    #LIVUNITEL

  • Who am I?

    Alex SpiersLearning Technology Developer

    @alexgspiers

    #LIVUNITEL

  • Overview

    What is it?Terminology

    How it is being used?Issues

    ActivitiesQuestions

    #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • Happy 6th Birthday

    #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • https://clt.vtc.edu.hk/what-happens-online-in-60-seconds/ #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • https://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/opinion/tell-us-about-your-paper-and-make-it-short-and-tweet

    #LIVUNITEL

  • http://www.healthandcommunications.com/blog/2015/8/31/8utx8sait2y475x5wv11omlk6fsf9p

    #LIVUNITEL

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • Professional

    Practice

    Technology

    Events/

    ConferencesHE News

    Breaking News

    Research

    #LIVUNITEL

  • Photo by kewl - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/58411470@N00 Created with Haiku Deck

    #LIVUNITEL

  • Tour, terminology & tasks

  • Ten Days of Twitter was originally developed by created by Helen Webster. The materials are available under a Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-SA.

    1. Set up a profile

    2. Following people

    3. Sending a tweet

    4. @messages

    5. Embedding and shortening URLs

    6. Retweeting

    7. Hashtags

    8. Managing people (apps to create lists)

    9. Managing information (apps to curate links)

    https://twitter.com/scholastic_rathttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

  • Setting up an account

  • Decisions you have to make

    Public or Private

    DM or Tagging from others

    Notifications

    Video autoplay (mobile)

    Settings

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • #ff Follow FridayFollowing & Followers

  • Following & FollowersFollowing is trial and error filter your followers (or interests) regularly

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • Sending @ messagesSend a Tweet

  • Tweet

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • The @ sign is used to call out usernames in Tweets, like this:

    @

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • Tweeting Links

  • Tweeting URLs

    A URL of any length will be altered to 23 characters, even if the link itself is less than 23 characters long. Your character count will reflect this.

    Tinyurl.com

    Goo.gl Owned by Google this will also produce a QR code for your link and if you have a Google+ account, you can track statistics on click-through. This is useful if youre evaluating publicity strategies for a new web resource or event.

    events.

    Bit.ly You can also track click-throughs with this site.

    http://tinyurl.com/http://goo.gl/http://www.whatisaqrcode.co.uk/https://bitly.com/

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • RetweetsRT (retweet)

  • Re-sharing or giving credit to someone elses tweet. Quote tweet allows you to share another tweet and add comment about it.

    RT (retweet)

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • #Hashtags# hash tag (search term)

  • # hash tag (search term)

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • Managing people in TwitterManaging People

  • BlockYou can Block anyone you dont want to be following you. Blocking prevents a user from @ message, DM or adding you to a list. It

  • ListsYou can create a public or private list of people and accounts you are interested in. This helps you filter information.

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • Managing information in Twitter

    Favourites

    Search

    Trending

    Extras - flipboard

    Managing information

  • Favourites/Likes

    Adding a favourite tweet is similar to like in Facebook and can be used to bookmark a tweet.

  • Polls & Gifs

  • Apps

  • Tweetdeck

  • Nuzzle

  • Activity

    Search for content

  • VITAL (Blackboard)

  • #LIVUNITEL

  • https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/intranet/marketing-and-communications/pr-media-relations/social-media/

    #LIVUNITEL

  • Photo by Jason A. Howie - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/40493340@N00 Created with Haiku Deck

    Social Media for Academic Staff

    Introduction to Twitter in Higher Education

    Getting more out of Twitter: Tools, tips & tricks

    #LIVUNITEL

  • Photo by Meaning conference - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/87796244@N07 Created with Haiku Deck

    Tuesday 2nd May 3pm @ Central Teaching Lab

  • Photo by oggin - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/85755792@N00 Created with Haiku Deck

    NEED SUPPORT?Contact the eLearning Unit

    Internal: 44567 (CSD helpdesk)

    eunit@liverpool.ac.uk

    elearningatliverpool.wordpress.com/

    @elearninglpool

    #LIVUNITEL