SOCIAL MEDIA




I want to put together a presentation on why and how I got into it and how others can do likewise.

Here is what a top executive does to keep up with what's going on in the world.

Admiral James Stavridis: What I Read
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2012/08/natos-supreme-allied-commander-europe-james-stavridis-what-i-read/55626/



Get More Out Of Google | HackCollege
http://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html

Blogs and Google Reader
http://thelearningprofessor.wikispaces.com/Integrating+Technology

"All My Blogging Advice in One Place" (Richard Byrne in his Free Technology for Teachers blog)
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/03/all-of-my-blogging-advice-in-one-place.html

How to Learn the Basics of Digital Technology (ProfHacker blog in The Chronicle of Higher Education)
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/how-to-learn-the-basics-of-digital-technology/38885



10 Types of social media updates [good]
michaelhyatt.com/10-types-of-social-media-updates.html

How to correctly size images for social networks
http://edudemic.com/2013/01/how-to-correctly-size-images-for-social-networks/

Why do you blog?
theedublogger.com/2013/01/24/why-are-you-blogging-guest-post/


PD Personal Development
PLN Personal Learning Network


Can Twitter replace traditional professional development?
http://hechingered.org/content/can-twitter-replace-traditional-professional-development_5315/

50 Great Ways to Grow Your Personal Learning Network
http://www.onlinecollege.org/2011/10/26/50-great-ways-to-grow-your-personal-learning-network/

The 4 Best Ways To Personalize Your Professional Development
http://edudemic.com/2012/09/the-4-best-ways-to-personalize-your-professional-development/

25 Ways To Use Twitter To Improve Your Professional Development
http://edudemic.com/2012/09/25-ways-to-use-twitter-to-improve-your-professional-development/

Academics and Colleges Split Their Personalities for Social Media (Chronicle of Higher Education)
http://chronicle.com/article/AcademicsColleges-Split/127936/

Guidelines for Evaluating Work in Digital Humanities and Digital Media
http://www.mla.org/guidelines_evaluation_digital

The Challenges of Digital Scholarship - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/the-challenges-of-digital-scholarship/38103




TWITTER

It is considered to be an example of micro-blogging.

Here is an example of the tweets I have done lately (@LearningProf)
http://thelearningprofessor.wikispaces.com/My+Latest+Tweets

Here is good article with which to start:
"The Beginner's Guide to Twitter." (Michael Hyatt)
http://michaelhyatt.com/the-beginners-guide-to-twitter.html

6 Steps to Becoming a Better Twitter User
http://edudemic.com/2013/02/6-steps-to-becoming-a-better-twitter-user/

A College Student’s Guide to Getting Started with Twitter [this is good]
http://publicrelationsmatters.com/2011/10/05/a-college-students-guide-to-getting-started-with-twitter-2/

A Twitteraholic’s Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter [start with this]
http://theedublogger.com/2010/07/08/a-twitteraholics-guide-to-tweets-hashtags-and-all-things-twitter/

How to Start Tweeting (and Why You Might Want To) (Chronicle of Higher Education)
http://chronicle.com/blogPost/blogPost-content/26065/

Mom, This is How Twitter Works
http://www.jhische.com/twitter/

College Student’s Guide: Twitter 101
http://www.commcognition.com/blog/college-students-guide-twitter-101/

Tip of the Week – 65 History Twitter feeds
http://historytech.wordpress.com/2010/12/17/tip-of-the-week-65-history-twitter-feeds/

Managing Twitter Favorites
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/managing-twitter-favorites/26119

Steve Anderson series on Twitter
http://blog.web20classroom.org/2011/09/twitter-series-new-kind-of-twitter-pd.html
http://blog.web20classroom.org/2011/09/twitter-series-what-i-wish-i-knew.html
http://blog.web20classroom.org/2011/09/twitter-series-my-super-top-secret-tips.html

Michael Hyatt's post on the basics of Twitter

It's All About the Hashtag (Steve Anderson)
http://blog.web20classroom.org/2011/11/its-all-about-hashtag.html

Twitter to help writing

Tweetchat [has hashtags pre-set]
http://tweetchat.com/

Use of hashtags

The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags
http://edudemic.com/2012/06/2012-twitter-hashtags/

50 Education Twitter Hashtags Perfect For Parents
http://edudemic.com/2012/07/edu-twitter-hashtags-parents/

32 Twitter Hashtags New Grads Should Know About
http://edudemic.com/2012/08/32-twitter-hashtags-new-grads-should-know-about/

All About Twitter Hashtags
http://primarytech.global2.vic.edu.au/2011/06/30/all-abouttwitter-hashtags/

300+ Educational Twitter Hashtags Being Used Right Now
http://edudemic.com/2012/09/twitter-hashtags-now/

Cybrary Man's Educational Hashtags
http://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html

Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites
http://cybraryman.com/edchat.html

#Edchat: Join the Conversation
http://shellyterrell.com/2009/08/18/edchat-join-the-conversation-/

The Top 50 Education Twitter Chats (And How To Use Them)
http://edudemic.com/2012/09/the-top-50-education-twitter-chats-and-how-to-use-them/

Encouraging a Conference Backchannel on Twitter
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/encouraging-a-conference-backchannel-on-twitter/30612

NATO Commander Admiral Stavridis: What I Read
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2012/08/natos-supreme-allied-commander-europe-james-stavridis-what-i-read/55626/

Twitter is microblogging

Blogging is the new persuasive essay
http://shelleywright.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/blogging-is-the-new-persuasive-essay/


TWITTER

What interests me
What interests my students
What interests other teachers

Ask questions

Be a one-person Stumbleupon

ABL=Always Be Linking


Some introductory phrases to my tweets:

What do you think of this?
Don't miss this one!
Check this out!
Here is one you will like.
Bookmark this one.
Put this into your Idea folder.
Follow this person
The Art of
How to

Here is a good example—from Library of Congress blog of how I should add to my tweets:
LofC blog looks at political cartoons: [URL] Check it out--& check out our guide to using cartoons, too!: [URL]


When should I use either Tweetdeck or Hootsuite?

TWEETDECK

http://www.tweetdeck.com/

Getting started with Tweetdeck
https://support.twitter.com/articles/20169620-getting-started-with-tweetdeck#

Why Twitter’s TweetDeck Is Worth A Second Look
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/twitters-tweetdeck-worth/

How to Schedule Tweets On Twitter Using TweetDeck
http://webtrends.about.com/od/howtoguides/ss/How-To-Schedule-Tweets-On-Twitter-Using-Tweetdeck.htm

Hands-On: TweetDeck Wants to Be Your Pro Twitter Client Again
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/03/hands-on-tweetdeck-wants-to-be-your-pro-twitter-client-again/

Twitter (Common Craft)
http://www.commoncraft.com/video/twitter



Use Twitter to link to blog posts:
Do like Larry Ferlazzo:
New Post: Website Spotlight--Salem Witchcraft (plus URL)
Addition to: Website Spotlight--Salem Witchcraft (plus URL)
List of all Website Spotlight posts (separate page on wiki)

Hashtags: edchat, comments for kids, edtech, highered, 4thchat, profdev, socialmedia

Retweets example:

1. Initial tweet by Richard Byrne at Free Technology for Teachers (@rmbyrne) New Post: Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom [shortened URL of that post]

2. First retweet: by Steve Anderson @web20classroom
RT @rmbyrne New Post: Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom [shortened URL of that post]

3. Retweet by Larry Ferlazzo
RT@web20classroom: @rmbyrne New Post: Interesting Ways to Use an iPad in the Classroom [shortened URL of that post]




GOOGLE DOCS

Wissahickon School District eToolBox: Google Docs
http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/Google+Apps

Jennifer Dorman
https://sites.google.com/site/cliotech/google-docs



PICASA

Jennifer Dorman
https://sites.google.com/site/cliotech/picasa



VIDEO CONFERENCING

Reasons for use

Bring the outside world IN & break down the walls of your classroom
Listen to and interact with real world experts
Collaborate and communicate with people from all over the world
Virtually visit museums, universities, NASA, and may more places without having to leave school

Wissahickon School District eToolBox: Video Conferencing
http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/Video+Conferencing



QR Codes

QR Codes (Common Craft)
http://www.commoncraft.com/video/qr-codes

Five Reasons I Love Using QR Codes in My Classroom
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/using-qr-codes-in-classroom-monica-burns

QR codes Edutopia Google Search
https://www.google.com/search?q=qr+codes+edutopia&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

1 Tool at a Time: Build Your Toolbelt: QR Codes
http://1toolatatime.wikispaces.com/QR+Codes

How to make a QR Code using Google
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRrhbsZ9BS8&feature=youtube_gdata_player

QR Codes (Shambles)
http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/qrcode/

QR Codes in Education (Steve Anderson/LiveBinder)
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/51894

QR stuff
http://www.qrstuff.com/

QR code generator
http://www.qurify.com/en/

10 ways to use QR Codes in a History classroom (Kerry Turner)
http://www.kerryjturner.com/?p=365

10 ways to use QR Codes in your history classroom (History Tech)
http://historytech.wordpress.com/2011/08/18/10-ways-to-use-qr-codes-in-your-history-classroom/

Five Reasons I Love Using QR Codes in My Classroom (Edutopia)
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/using-qr-codes-in-classroom-monica-burns

Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes (Edutopia)
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/QR-codes-teaching-andrew-miller

Using QR Codes in the Classroom (Edutopia)
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/qr-codes-education-mary-beth-hertz

2 Simple Ways to Use QR Codes in Education
http://edudemic.com/2013/02/qr-codes-in-education/



LiveBinders

Learning about LiveBinders (Steve Anderson)
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?present=true&tab_layout=top&id=85631

Steve Andeson's LiveBinders Shelf
http://www.livebinders.com/shelf/search_author?search=&start=30&terms=steven.anderson



LinkedIn

http://www.linkedin.com/

Responding to LinkedIn requests
http://speakernetnews.com/post/linkedinresponse.html

How to Accept or Decline LinkedIn Invitations
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-accept-or-decline-linkedin-invitations.html



DIIGO

Diigo
http://www.diigo.com/
http://www.diigo.com/learn_more
http://groups.diigo.com/group/educators

Free Upgrades to Diigo Education Edition
http://www.diigo.com/teacher_entry/educationupgrades

Social Bookmarking with Students (Sue Waters)
http://theedublogger.com/2012/02/10/social-bookmarking-with-students-quality-not-quantity/

Wissahickon School District eToolBox: Diigo
http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/Diigo

Dig Deeper with Diigo
http://www.slideshare.net/cliotech/dig-deeper-with-diigo-presentation?type=powerpoint

Jennifer Dorman
http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/diigo

Social Bookmarking In The Classroom (Steve Anderson LiveBinder)
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?present=true&tab_layout=top&id=9665

Diigo (Teaching History.org)
http://www.teachinghistory.org/digital-classroom/tech-for-teachers/23471

Diigo Teacher Accounts (Richard Byrne)
www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/02/diigo-teacher-accounts.html

Social Bookmarking (Common Craft)
http://www.commoncraft.com/video/social-bookmarking

Public Library:
Julie Lindsay
http://www.diigo.com/user/julielindsay

Kristin Hokanson
http://www.diigo.com/profile/khokanson

Tom Daccord
http://www.diigo.com/user/thomasdaccord

Vicki Davis
Pastors
Leadership People
Others I follow on Twitter



Use Diigo for Research and Writing course

Use librarian to help: Kimberley Stephenson

APU library guides
http://www.apu.edu/library/help/guides/general/

http://nkogan.wordpress.com/2009/07/11/this-topic-is-impossible-students-research-and-technology-part-i/
http://nkogan.wordpress.com/2009/07/12/this-topic-is-impossible-social-media-as-research-panacea-part-ii/



SKYPE

Inspiring Students to Learn Beyond Classrooms (key for me)
http://cit.duke.edu/blog/2011/03/inspiring-students-to-learn-beyond-classrooms/

Around the World with Skype (great)
http://langwitches.wikispaces.com/Around+The+World+With+Skype
http://langwitches.org/blog/2009/12/16/k12online09/

Skype (The Edublogger)
http://theedublogger.com/tag/skype/
http://theedublogger.com/2008/12/16/quick-start-tips-for-new-skype-users/
http://theedublogger.com/2011/04/03/the-complete-educators-guide-to-using-skype-effectively-in-the-classroom/

Skype (Teaching History.org)
http://teachinghistory.org/digital-classroom/tech-for-teachers/23569
Finding Skype Collaborators (Teaching History.org)
http://teachinghistory.org/digital-classroom/ask-a-digital-historian/23884

All About Skype (Steve Anderson LiveBinder)
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?present=true&tab_layout=top&id=82222

Facebook and Skype
What is the deal with signing in with your Skype name or Facebook name

Skype in the Classroom (Facebook)
https://www.facebook.com/skypeintheclassroom?v=wall

Skype in the Classroom (Skype)
https://education.skype.com/

Web Cam if I need it
YouTube - Logitech C910 1080p HD Pro Webcam Unboxing & Demo



GLOGSTER

Wissahickon School District eToolBox: Glogster
http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/Glogster

Jennifer Dorman
http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/Glogster

Creating Effective (Hard Copy) Poster Presentations
http://www.ncsu.edu/project/posters/

How to create a (hard copy) poster that graphically communicates your message
http://www.bio.miami.edu/ktosney/file/PosterHome.html

Online Interactive Posters with Glogster (Mark Morton)
Center for Teaching Excellence
http://cte-blog.uwaterloo.ca/?p=1507

Digital posters: Composing with an online canvas
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/6542

Glog on! [slideshow of 46 slides]
http://www.slideshare.net/jmcgee/glog-on-presentation

Edublogs Glogster Challenge [good]
No Autosave
http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/2011/03/31/go-get-glogged-with-glogster/

Glogster Training Videos (Russell Stannard)
http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/glogster/index.html

Glogster Tutorial (Traci Blazosky)
https://docs.google.com/document/edit?id=1BU_XoC2JS3uGcXnTFau5qq8kpWWGGH9k0mOoee7Ccc4

How to create a Glog and insert it into a wiki
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gabva5N075g

Google Search: Sample research posters
http://bit.ly/WoCfQW

Glogster
http://toolkit4blogwalker.wikispaces.com/Glogster

Glogster widget (Wikispaces)
blog.wikispaces.com/2010/09/new-glogster-widget.html

The Glogster Resume
http://careertipster.com/careerdev/the-glogster-resume/

Glogster Tutorial (Minnesota State University, Moorhead)
http://appserv.mnstate.edu/instrtech/its/main.php?id=1&menu=1&show=web20&page=tut4

Teaching With Glogster: Using Virtual Posters in the Classroom
http://www.readwritethink.org/professional-development/strategy-guides/teaching-with-glogster-using-30790.html



VOICE THREAD

Using VoiceThread to Give Students a Voice Outside the Classroom (ProfHacker)
http://chronicle.com/blogPost/blogPost-content/26367/

How to make a Voice Thread
www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/01/great-wiki-how-to-make-voicethread.html
http://howtovoicethread.wikispaces.com/Home

Voice Thread Digital Library of Examples
http://voicethread.com/about/library/

Voice Thread: Conversations in the Cloud Tutorials
http://voicethread.com/#q

Voicethread4Education Wiki
College examples
http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/College
Best Practices
http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/Best+Practices

Using VoiceThread to Build Student Engagement (Faculty Focus)
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/asynchronous-learning-and-trends/using-voicethread-to-build-student-engagement/

Wissahickon School District eToolBox: Voice Thread
http://etoolbox.wikispaces.com/Voicethread

Jennifer Dorman Voice Thread wiki
http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/voicethread

Teaching History.org
http://teachinghistory.org/digital-classroom/tech-for-teachers/21844

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
http://voicethread.unc.edu/
http://voicethread.unc.edu/examples/demonstrate.php
FAQs [great]
http://voicethread.unc.edu/faqs.php#5

Penn State
http://tlt.its.psu.edu/category/collaborative-platforms/voicethread/

Effective strategies for teaching with emerging tech from Michelle Pacansky-Brock.
http://www.teachingwithoutwalls.com/2010/02/voicethread-effective-design-strategies.html

Using Voicethread for Digital Conversations
http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/w/page/17791585/Voicethread



VOICE THREAD

Basics
http://voicethread.com/support/howto/Basics/

Introduction
Do I need a microphone to comment?
What are the network requirements for using VoiceThread?
How many voices can a VoiceThread contain?
How many slides can a VoiceThread contain?
Can I allow other people to download the content from my VoiceThread slide?
How much does VoiceThread cost?
How do I register for a VoiceThread account?
How do I sign into my VoiceThread account?
What if I've forgotten my password?
How do I sign out of my VoiceThread account?
How do I purchase an upgrade for VoiceThread?

Higher Ed Administrator Guide
https://voicethread.com/media/misc/HigherEdAdministratorGuide.pdf

Higher Ed Instructor Guide
http://voicethread.com/media/misc/HigherEdProfessorQuickStartGuide.pdf

Higher Ed Student Guide
http://voicethread.com/media/misc/HigherEdStudentQuickStartGuide.pdf

Creating a VoiceThread
http://voicethread.com/media/custom/site/docs/CreatingaVoiceThread.pdf

Viewing and Commenting
http://voicethread.com/media/custom/site/docs/ViewingandCommenting.pdf

Sharing
http://voicethread.com/media/misc/sharing_voicethreads.pdf

Group Creation
http://voicethread.com/media/misc/group_creation_guide.pdf

Single Instructor License
http://voicethread.com/products/highered/instructor/