About this Guide
Twitter is very easy to set up and use, and as there are a huge number of Twitter apps that enhance its standard functionality, it is now a very powerful tool. And with over 200 million registered users, this free global system can no longer be overlooked for its potential as a social learning platform.
This Guide therefore looks at how to use Twitter for social learning - that is to build a community, communicate, collaborate with others, as well as share information and resources. In addition it looks at how it can be used for to support formal social learning events and programmes.
Although 140 characters is the maximum length of a Twitter message (or tweet) - even in such a small amount of space, you can say, do and learn a lot, as you will see!
Presentations, Events, Classes & Training
Using the backchannel at an event
Incorporating the backchannel in a presentation
Live presentation streaming
Lectures, classes & workshops
Feedback and quizzes
Twitter application list
Micro-blogging and Twitter apps
200+ articles about Twitter for Learning