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Monthly Archives: November 2011
For me social media is about the conversation. The ability to communicate, share and collaborate without the constraints of time and geography. From a learning perspective the wealth of curated information, content and links I get through social media means … Continue reading
One of the benefits of social media, as a Learning Technologist is the development of transferable, life skills such as writing, publishing, self-editing, peer editing and virtualisation of work.
Some ideas… Promote open days Show current work – you tube videos Day in the life of a student – dismiss myths and rumours about college Tweet reminders about deadlines and important information Allow prospective students to ask questions/get information … Continue reading
Allow learners to share ideas, resources (links, photos, videos), feedback and any other comments. Good way of setting up meetings, events, etc. Can embed safeguarding and responsible use of social media.
Twitter can be used positively as a communication tool for students
Services like Hootsuite or twuffer allow you to schedule tweets, so they are sent at pre-determined times. So a tutor could set up a series of revision questions, then schedule them to be released on a daily basis for a … Continue reading