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Programme: NetworkED: Technology in Education
Course: What the little birdy tells me: Twitter in educationWhat the little birdy tells me: Twitter in education - Martin Hawksey
Description:
Since the launch of the micro-blogging service Twitter in 2006 a number of academics have experimented with it's use within education. Examples range from the passive/monologic course announcements to the active/dialogic directed discussion. This workshop will explore some educational 'Twitter hacks' which cover a wide range of activities from a free SMS broadcast system, Twitter for classroom voting and the application of social network analysis to for mining Twitter for actionable insights. As part of this participants will be shown a range of free and open source tools to assist in Twitter data collection and analysis including the Twitter Archiving Google Spreadsheet (TAGS) and NodeXL.

Martin Hawksey has extensive experience of supporting innovation in teaching and learning within further and higher education working for a number of national advisory services and is currectly affliated to the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). His current work covers multiple aspects of open education and digital scholarship, his knowledge of social networks and analytics being applied in a number varying contexts including open online courses.
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Martin regularly develops ad hoc tools for collecting and analysing data shared on his personal blog MASHe.
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