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Day 2: Exploring Twitter use in teaching

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In today’s post, we’ll expand on some of the pedagogical approaches that can be supported by using social media platforms like Twitter. We’ll present several case studies demonstrating how you might incorporate Twitter into a course, and invite you to consider the challenges or benefits for applying these to your […]

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Teaching with Twitter

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Twitter is an social media platform which allows its users to write short posts known as tweets, amass followers, follow relevant accounts, ‘like’ content, and follow and contribute to discussions using hashtags.  The open nature of Twitter as a platform affords many opportunities for teaching and learning. Twitter can provide […]

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Day 2: Reading the fine print

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Once you’ve decided that there is an app or tool out there that would be ideal for your course, there are a range of critical issues that need to be considered, which we will explore in detail today and tomorrow. These general principles should apply no matter what you are […]

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Day 1: Choosing the right tool 

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Introduction There are a bewildering array of options you might use when choosing a technology for your teaching practice, either within the offerings available from your university’s learning management system or externally, using services, apps, or platforms available through the web. This course will help you critically evaluate the options […]