Monthly Archives: August 2015

Digital Citizenship: Why both proactive AND experiential knowledge are important

I came across this book after reading an article on Edutopia by Vicki Davis, an inspirational educator known on Twitter as @coolcatteacher. Vicki’s article is about Digital Citizenship and she shares her 9Ps for proactive knowledge. Within the book (which I have … Continue reading

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Using Periscope (a live streamimg app) in Higher Education

What is it? Periscope is a live streaming app that lets you share and experience live video from your mobile phone. When connected to Twitter, Periscope users can allow other users to see links tweeted in order to view the live-stream. … Continue reading

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Understanding the concept of thick and thin Tweets (inspired by @BonnieZink)

  The slide deck above was created by Bonnie Zink a fellow social media enthusiast and Hootsuite Ambassador. I first connected with Bonnie about 3 years ago when participating in the weekly #HSUchat (a tweetchat exploring the use of social media … Continue reading

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Nettiquette and appropriate use of Web 2.0

Definitions of netiquette The informal code of behaviour on the internet Rules about the proper and polite way to communicate with other people when you are using the Internet The etiquette of the Internet; polite online behavior A breach of … Continue reading

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12 simple tips to get started on Twitter

1 – Your Username Choose a name that is easy for others to remember and use Don’t make it too long as this will eat into the 140 characters if others retweet your posts 2 – Your Avatar Don’t be … Continue reading

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