Tag Archives: Twitter

Opening up opportunities to share: Using backchannels

I’ve been meaning to share this resource for ages (and thanks to Jedd Bartlett for sharing this way back). You may be a fan of the backchannel at conferences, meetings, sessions that you are facilitating etc…or you may not be sure … Continue reading

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What is a hashtag? What is the stuff next to a tweet?

Image via WikipediaA day or two ago I received a couple of questions from a friend, Yvonne Hynson, about Twitter: “Can you point me to somewhere to learn all about these hashtags and how to tweet @ without getting all … Continue reading

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Twitter analytics in R…and using Twitter in teaching

For this presentation, Lyndon Walker started by asking the questions who uses Twitter (nearly everyone), and who uses Twitter in their teaching (not many). He then moved on to look at different ways Twitter can be used in teaching starting … Continue reading

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Taking action against online bullying – what can you do?

Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, the first class day. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As you’re sure to be aware from the media Cyberbullying (and bullying in face-to-face environments) is experienced with all age groups, and in a wide range … Continue reading

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Making connections: 10 TED Talks That Could Be Used As Course Titles

  Why do. people give so much time, thought, and often, effort to sharing, commenting, and participating in online environments – for free? An inherent desire to share and receive feedback? The great moment when you make connections across topics, … Continue reading

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Stephanie Bader opens the “Curtain on Lurking”

This thoughtful, honest reflection about moving from a lurker to a more confident community participant was shared by Diana Ayling (here). In her post Stephanie Bader, reflects on the fear she faced when initially jumping into the development of her personal and … Continue reading

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Do you need a social media detox?

A humorous overview of social media from Column Five Media (@columnfive).

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The Virtual Revolution – Homo Interneticus

Clarence Yates shared this prodigious post with another community we are both members of, and has kindly agreed to share it with the Ethos community. He has watched all of the 5 documentaries that he links to, and pulls out … Continue reading

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Information Literacy and Web 2.0 – the Scenario of Susie

I have just finished working on a mindmap that tells the story of Susie and her use of Web 2.0 tools to conduct research for her assignments. The mindmap: Susie Web 2.0 Research is designed to give an idea of … Continue reading

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