This podcast is a recording of a presentation shared by Beth Knittle titled, “All a Twitter about Twitter: Micro-Blogging as a Professional Networking Tool.” Beth shared this presentation on November 19, 2008, at the MASSCUE 2008 conference in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. I helped out a little bit sharing some ideas too during the session. The official program description was: Twitter is a free social messaging service for staying connected in real- time, using the web, your phone, or IM. It is a cross between chat and micro-blogging. Twitter can play a key role in developing a learning environment. Participating in the network can provide just-in-time support and continued learning, and it facilitates a better understanding of the people you collaborate with. Come discover some tips and tricks to make Twitter work for you. (We’ll also examine Plurk, another Twitter- like tool.) Wesley Fryer, a world-class Twitterer, will join the discussion.
- Beth’s handout for this session (PDF)
- My text notes from this session
- Ustream video archive of this session
- Beth Knittle on Twitter: @bknittle
- Wesley Fryer on Twitter: @wfryer
- Beth Knittle’s Presentation Wiki (additional links from this session)
- Beth Knittle’s homepage
- Beth Knittle’s blog: Beth’s Thoughts on Technology in the Classroom
- Twitter directories mentioned during the session: twitter4teachers.pbwiki.com and justtweetit.com
- Edmodo: Free private microblogging for Education 2.0
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