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Tag: Twitter

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Twitter Question Shower

July 21st, 2015 at 10:07

Last week I took part in the short open course Flexible, Open, Social for Learning (FOS4L) and one of the tools we used was new to me: this was the Twitter Question Shower. I’ve participated in (and led) many types of discussions on Twitter, from tweetchats to twoocs, but this one was new. From the [...]

This month in the blog: June

June 30th, 2015 at 08:06

Today we review of some of the posts published in June in previous years that might still be of interest: 2014 Xerte Online Toolkits – some examples From the Xerte community a collection of examples of Xerte Toolkits and case studies. Lots of inspiration here, on Maths and Biology (one link has disappeared but the [...]

e-Learning Community – Wed 5 March – Twitter

February 19th, 2014 at 10:02

The next e-Learning Community session will be held on 5th March in C15, Pope, and will be on the topic of Twitter. Date: Wednesday, March 5th Time: 12.30 p.m. with hot drinks from 12.15 p.m. Location: C15, Pope Building, University Park The micro-blogging service Twitter has existed since 2006 and from the start it has [...]

Video of Dr Peter Kirwan on wikis in Moodle

August 30th, 2013 at 11:08

In the previous post we covered Dr Peter Kirwan’s use of wikis in his module on Shakespeare and Jonson. Here is Dr Kirwan talking about his use of wikis, taken from the Elearning Community session held in June 2013.

Dr Peter Kirwan talking about using wikis in Moodle

August 29th, 2013 at 11:08

Peter Kirwan in the School of English has been using wikis to create a student knowledge hub in his Moodle module on Shakespeare and Jonson, a final-year undergraduate module. He wanted to use a couple of different tools to extend classroom conversation, to explore what he likes to term “third-space teaching”, creating an environment which is [...]

Find OER via OER LIbrarian on Twitter

May 1st, 2013 at 10:05

There’s a useful service via Twitter to help you look for OER resources to suit your needs.  Ask a question of the  OER Librarian (part of OER Commons) by tweeting the @OERLibrarian account. Ask  the OER Librarian a question by tweeting details about the particular type of resource and/or subject matter you are looking for [...]

How to find your Twitter RSS feed URL

October 31st, 2011 at 09:10

It’s surprisingly difficult to find the RSS feed for a Twitter stream.  Here is the way to do it: Find out your Twitter numeric ID (you can do this by entering a Twitter username at idfromuser Add it into the following URL (replace the Xs) http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/XXXXXXX.rss  

Twitter in Universities

1 June 28th, 2011 at 11:06

How much use is an official University Twitter account? Brian Kelly today posts some interesting Social Analytics for Russell Group University Twitter Accounts Of the 20 Russell Group Universities only Newcastle University seems not to have an official account, which just goes to show how important social media is now seen in attracting students. There are [...]

E-learning Community March 2011: Social Media in HE

1 February 18th, 2011 at 08:02

  The next E-learning Community lunchtime seminar is Wednesday 2nd March, from 1-2 pm in C15 Pope Social media and Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs, wikis, social networks, and Twitter offer an expanded range of teaching and learning possibilities. While university marketing departments are actively promoting their institutions in the student recruitment marketplace via [...]

Advent Calendar Day #4: Backing up & saving your tweets

December 4th, 2010 at 08:12

A Twitter tip for today’s Advent Calendar Offering. Apologies to those who don’t use Twitter, but if you do, you may need to save off some tweets (such as your favourites) or back up your pearls of wisdom.  There are a few tools to do this. although it’s worth remembering that Twitter only allows you [...]