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Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

Twitter Conference Ideas

Tony Karrer

Twitter has become a pretty great tool to help with socializing at conferences. You can find various relevant posts via Twitter at DevLearn.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

Should twitter be part of your tool set? But hopefully 2009 will be the year when that begins to change. If you care about being relevant and valuable in 2015, you had better be making moves in 2009. I thought I'd kick off this year by posting a series of posts on topics related to tools and methods for work and learning.

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Me On Twitter On TIME On Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

This week's cover of TIME features a story that I wrote about Twitter and innovation.

Australia takes the wrong path on Twitter advertising disclosure

Ross Dawson

On Saturday I was interviewed on ABC24 about the news that Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had said that it is acceptable for celebrities to do paid promotions on Twitter without disclosing their affiliation. Twitter is media. first wrote about Sponsored Tweet’s business and disclosure policies in 2009.

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

Policy makers, another target audience, were also using Twitter as a communications channel. Encourage setting up Twitter Lists and Hashtags.

Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 9 December 2010 Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please? Coffin. Klout.

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

Then, when the masses started flocking in, Twitter slowly started to make it all less abundant by putting in restrictions or raising existing ones.

4.5 things Twitter teaches us

David Weinberger

You can tell that Twitter has added something important to the ecosystem by the volume of the snickering. First, you’re saying everyone on Twitter is an idiot. As a Twitterer ( dweinberger ), I’m going to go with Option #2. Twitter’s success tells us a lot…including the following 4.5 points: 1.

Danny de Vito’s Twitter pic

David Weinberger

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Chief Talent Officer - A Common Role by 2015 | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo! Together these comprise the building blocks of a talent strategy.

Twitter as a tool for Personal Knowledge Management

David Gurteen

By David Gurteen Eric Mack thinks that within 18 months Twitter will change our world. agree! I see three key benefits of using Twitter: It lowers resistance to sharing information. Twitter is one of the most powerful knowledge sharing and relationship building tools on the web. Credit: Eric Mack. And follow me.

Old Growth Media And The Future Of News

Steven Berlin Johnson

That kid was me. wish I could tell you that I was making those compulsive return visits out of a passionate love of books. You read MacWorld.

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

Twitter. Note: This is a revised HTML version of previous PDF’s posted on the site , which should make it easier for sharing. Categorize.

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How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth Kanter

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Others use ‘microblogging’ services such as Twitter. Submission for a forthcoming STRIDE handbook for The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). See related handbooks here. What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Among the earliest of these were Userland and LiveJournal.

Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

If your audience is already on a laptop and connected wirelessly, then you can use techniques such as Twitter Conference Ideas with twitter as a back-channel or twitter to post links to the audience. Are people noticing this? It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. See Better Conferences.

"Social Influence tools" only measure Twitter use

Martijn Linssen

Quora: a gossiper's wet dream Twitter punctuation manners Ask not what your company can do for you,? Eric also added: Also, in version 3.0

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Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Martijn Linssen

Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 11 January 2011 Do we need to behave differently on Twitter? know mine are.

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

This entry was posted on Friday, March 13th, 2009 at 9:22 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. also of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, pointed me and all of his other Twitter friends to “Newspapers and Thinking About the Unthinkable,” a historical summary about modern-day newspapers and their failure to successfully prepare [.].

Doc Searls Weblog · Beyond Social Media

Doc Searls

Later questions in the survey assume is that social media is something that happens on private platforms, Twitter in particular. Some still are.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Intriguingly, I am hearing that some companies are using Twitter as a free enterprise microblogging platform, using protected accounts.

Top 20 Posts for Q1 2009

Tony Karrer

Twitter as Personal Learning and Work Tool 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009 eLearning Conferences Tool Set 2009 Remote Collaboration Better Memory Share Best Practices – Patterns Information Radar How long does it take to select an LMS? One of the best things about having kids is getting a Spring Break with them.

The Chief Talent Officer – A Common Role by 2015

Kevin Wheeler

Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo! Together these comprise the building blocks of a talent strategy.

2009: year of the tweet

Harold Jarche

Twitter has significantly change how I communicate online. Twitter’s constraint of 14o characters is its greatest asset.

Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

It has been interesting to reflect on a) how much I’ve been on Twitter today and b) what I’m Tweeting about. Our heat is doing that.

LinkedIn Guide for Knowledge Workers

Tony Karrer

I do a lot of presentations where one of the topics is how to use LinkedIn more effectively as part of your knowledge work. In most cases, I will ask for a show of hands: How many of you have a LinkedIn Account? Generally 50-70%. How many of you actively use LinkedIn? Generally down to 10%. Browse eLearning Content

What Not To Build

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's somewhat surprising to see in 2009, given that every company, every school, every library, every museum, and every other organization, product, service and even many pets have websites. Once digital television comes into households (2009 in the U.S., I get to play a government scientist on the internet. And what lies beyond that?

Too Much Information or a Skills Gap

Tony Karrer

Wesley Fryer discusses How are you dealing with TMI? Too Much Information) (found via Stephen Downes ). Information Overload and Learning.”

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

We won't hear much this year, but in 2009, this will be something you'll hear in a big way. expect this to gather speed in 2009. world.

Gen Y Redefines Learning | Over the Seas

Kevin Wheeler

Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo! They hardly read.  Only Baby Boomers and Gen X would tolerate that.

Conversation + Twitter

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

While Twitter did flake out a few times during the hour, it seemed to enliven the conversation. recording of the conversation is here.

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Cheers, Peter # Nancy White on 08 Jun 2009 at 9:41 am Peter, your observation about the CG, FAO and other organizations is right on. Thanks!

2009 Top Posts and Topics

Tony Karrer

It’s interesting at the end of the year to go back through blog posts to see what my Best of 2009 is. I’ll also do a post similar to my post last year 2008 2009 that will look at my 12 eLearning Predictions for 2009. But for now, let me just focus on my Best of 2009. eLearning Technology.

Beyond Social Media

Doc Searls

While the survey is fine for its purposes (mostly probing Twitter-based social media marketing) and I don’t mean to give it a hard time, it does a nice job at bringing up a framing issue for social media that has bothered me for some time. Twitter is now as necessary to tweeting as Google is to search. Some still are.

Twitter Learning

Tony Karrer

Saw a tweet this morning from @willrich45 ( Will Richardson ): Reading: " Why Most Twitter Users Give Up " Interesting how edTwitterers use it for learning, unlike most, it seems. This is a big meme right now based on a Nielsen study that resulted in the blog post: Twitter Quitters Post Roadblock to Long-Term Growth. Thoughts?

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Saqib Ali January 27, 2009 at 4:30 pm Excellent blog post Prof.

Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

Kapp Notes , April 20, 2009 Fantastic File Converter - eLearning Acupuncture , April 24, 2009 Throw away your powerponits, simply use Prezi - Ignatia Webs , April 21, 2009 Learning Tools: for the Educator/Teacher - Don't Waste Your Time , April 20, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals.

Learned about Learning in 2009

Tony Karrer

And as part of this, I’ve been taking advantage of: 2009 Predictions How Did I Do? 2009 Top Posts and Topics , Top 125 Workplace eLearning Posts of 2009 and just running through my blog posts for the year. 2009 has continued that effort. I’m convinced that we are all struggling to have our Work Skills Keep Up. Work Event?

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

As I discussed in my look at what I learned during 2009, I’ve found that the term eLearning 2.0 2009 is going to be a big year for this issue.