Even if you are not a Twitter fan, Twitter has quite a lot benefits when it comes to reaching your e-learning students. eLearning Industry provides the following tips on how to use Twitter for social learning:
1. Create An Informative List of Resources
Before you start, make a list of things you want to provide as information to your students. Consider what will be interesting and engaging. Chunk it and post regularly, so you keep the interest of your learners.
2. Create Learning Hashtags
Come up with a #hashtag with the help of which learners will be able to feedback and communicate on your materials.
3. Create Learning Lists
You can create your own learning lists which basically is a curated group of Twitter users. This way you and your learners will be able to see the stream of your group’s tweets.
4. Follow The Influencers
Get in touch and follow interesting people from your field of study – eLearning Developers, Instructional Designers, Subject Matter Experts, Professors and other experts – see what they share and what gets re-tweeted. Think about the things your learners will find interesting and will want to re-tweet.
5. Re-Tweet and Favourite
Re-tweet and share everything you want your learners to know. Don’t forget to encourage them by liking, re-tweeting and commenting on relevant tweets they share.
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