Twitter for Learning Professionals: Resources shared at #ASTDTK13

Twitter1At the 2013 ASTD TechKnowledge conference, Anne Scott and I are conducting a Creation Station entitled Twitter 101 for the Learning Professional. The session is taking place twice on Wednesday January 30th (at 10:45am and 1:15pm) so if you’re attending the conference, please feel free to attend.

This blog post is being set up a follow-up resource for those that attend one of our sessions. It may also serve as a resource for anyone that wants to learn more about how to use Twitter.

Specific Session Resources
Session Slides

Twitter Study – Pear Analytics
Ann Curry’s Haiti tweet ranked most powerful of 2010 by TODAY

What is Twitter?
About Twitter
Twitter on Wikipedia

Filtering the Twitter Feed
Take Advantage of Twitter Search Operators by Dawn Foster
Twitter Advanced Search

Comprehensive Resources
The Twitter Guidebook (from Mashable.com)
Twitter Basics (from the Twitter Help Center)

Books
Social Media for Trainers by Jane Bozarth
Gettin’ Geeky with Twitter by Gina Schreck
The Backchannel by Cliff Atkinson

Twitter for Learning Professionals
Twitter for Trainers: What Can You Do in 140 Characters? slide by Jane Bozarth
How to use Twitter for Social Learning from The Social Learning Centre
The Effects of Twitter in an Online Learning Environment by Logan Rath
Nuts and Bolts: Social Media for Learning by Jane Bozarth
App Fusion: 30 Twitter Apps for the Learning Pro by Terrence Wing
Marc My Words: OMG, I’m Tweeting by Marc Rosenberg
App Fusion: Twaining in Twitter by Terrence Wing
Cybraryman: Twitter by Jerry Blumengarten
Using Twitter for Role Plays by Lisa Neil Gualtieri
Creating a Training Course in Twitter (YouTube playlist)
This series of videos explains how you can build a training program directly within Twitter, using the  media playing capability of the service. While Twitter recently changed some of the features and the structure of it’s webpage, the principles of these videos still apply. It also provides an opportunity to share some of the work of the late Terrence Wing, who was a strong voice of the use of Twitter and social media for training professionals.

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