By Faculty Request…Pollak Library & the FDC Present Workshop on Twitter for Classroom Instruction

Twitter for Classroom Instruction

Did you know that many faculty on our campus successfully use Twitter to promote discussion and enhance learning by connecting classroom content to real world situations?

By faculty request! Join us for a hands-on workshop this coming Monday.

About the Workshop

  • What: Getting Started with Twitter for Classroom Instruction
  • When: Monday, November 9, 2015 (2:30pm – 3:45pm)
  • Where: Pollak Library North, Room 103

The workshop is 1 hour, with an extra 15 minutes scheduled for more Q&A or lab time.

Overview

Designed for faculty who would like a more in-depth hands-on introduction to using a Twitter presence to enhance classroom instruction and discussion. Format: Hands-on (lab computers are available, but feel free to bring your iPad too).

Participants will learn:

  • How to create and/or customize your Twitter profile
  • How to monitor and control privacy and security settings
  • How to use basic Twitter features: finding and following other Tweeters, sharing links, photos and videos; and communicating with others
  • How to use and manage class-specific hashtags (keywords) and lists
  • How to access Twitter from your mobile devices.

Registration

Register online through the CSUF portal, via the FDC.

About the Instructor

Colleen GreeneColleen Greene, MLIS, CSUF’s Marketing and Web Systems Librarian, has been using Twitter professionally and personally since 2007. As a web developer, communications specialist, and educator, Colleen explains that she could not do her job or scholarly work effectively without Twitter. She regularly teaches and presents on social media, digital history, and emerging technologies topics, and welcomes opportunities to assist other faculty and academic programs with training and consultation.

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