Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-21

  • @RonaldArendse nice, who made it? #
  • RT @engadget: Neuroscientists develop game for stroke rehabilitation, give the Wii a run for its money http://t.co/TX6Un7bB #
  • Giving iPad PowerPoint Presentations Just Got a Lot Better http://t.co/YLBI0WLM via @zite #
  • Knowledge Graph A Great New Service from Google http://t.co/EskrzxDU via @zite #
  • @RonaldArendse congrats on your mention in the paper. Good work with cellphones for T&L in large classes πŸ™‚ #
  • @RonaldArendse where’s the link? #
  • TED: BrenΓ© Brown: Listening to shame (2012) http://t.co/Amo1VBwm. Great follow up to the 2010 talk #
  • @HENNAWP U can export the map as an image & embed it / link to it, u can also link to the Cmap file & allow others to download it #checet #
  • “Information” is fragmented, “knowledge” is integrated. Concept mapping helps to turn information into knowledge #checet #
  • @sam_a19 initially it would take some time but thereafter it only requires refinement #checet #
  • @AatikaValentyn The Cmap file can be emailed. It only needs the software to be installed on the machine you use to open the file #checet #
  • Using concept maps to articulate & externalise conceptual understanding can also improve essay writing #checet #
  • Here is the presentation i gave this morning on PLEs http://t.co/TBDrR8ke #checet #
  • @KarienJooste you can embed a twitter feed (from a person, hashtag, or search) into a wiki #checet #
  • David Gelernter: Time to start taking the Internet seriously http://t.co/lDR62M5K. Great piece that changed my thinking #checet #
  • @dgachago17 “getting the story out there” also a process, no emphasis on product. If product is “poor”, has learning happened? #checet #
  • @dgachago17 the “purpose is to give students a voice”…isn’t that a process…the “giving” of the voice? #checet #
  • @IvalaEunice The devices are mobile, and because it’s wireless the students can respond from anywhere? #checet #
  • @waldoweimers Switch to pencil & paper. It’ll save on the “battery” concern, but cost you time #checet #
  • @jpbosman talks about using cellphones & wireless for audience response systems, instead of clickers which are expensive #checet #
  • @AatikaValentyn U can argue that digital literacy is as NB as reading & writing. And, they are an aspect of digital communication #checet #
  • Ethical aspects of recording and sharing encounters, while relevant, are not prohibitive. Obtain informed consent from participants #checet #
  • @dgachago17 I think that “process” is way more valuable than “product” πŸ™‚ #checet #
  • @JonathanMarks3 “Learning the technology” should be an essential component of learning in a connected society #checet #
  • Vodcasting requires students to draw on / develop multiple skillsets that are not necessarily a formal part of the curriculum #checet #
  • @Phudsical backchannels are easier if you have an assistant who is familiar with the course to manage the background conversation #checet #
  • @waldoweimers Twitter constrains you by limiting the message to 140 characters. So, shorter, more concise expressions than blogging #checet #
  • @drekpo Thank you, hopefully today will also be useful πŸ™‚ #
  • Students using vodcasts at Pollsmoor Prison to document their fieldwork skills and submit for assessment in Social Work degree #checet #
  • Neal Henderson talks about his students using video podcasts: visual experience / communication adds value to the assessment #checet #
  • RT @NicSpaull: When I read CS Lewis quotes I imagine him sitting in an old armchair smiling, and chuckling lightly just before he says it… #
  • RT @NatGeo: What makes us human? http://t.co/QEa9e2hn (via @NatGeoEducation) #
  • “Lurking” = listening to the background conversation without actively contributing = a form of legitimate peripheral participation #checet #
  • Think of a hashtag as a record of the background thoughts and feelings of an event like #checet #
  • @dgachago17 kicks it off at #checet integrating Twitter into practice, “the distance between people becomes smaller” #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-13

  • Web 2.0: Reflective and Critical Practices http://ow.ly/1rXGcC. Its not a crusade, its about raising awareness #
  • Research Examines What Motivates People to Comment Online http://ow.ly/1rXG9n. Emotion & negative opinion cause thread deterioration #
  • College Students Admit To “Shocking” Text Messaging Habits in Class http://ow.ly/1rXG96. Ban phones, or integrate them? #
  • Thought Leader Β» Why are South Africans so violent? http://bit.ly/hTD4Hv. Interesting post, comments also worth a read #
  • @carinavr Thanks. It’s nice to know someone might actually be reading this stuff every now and again πŸ™‚ #
  • @ronaldarendse Congrats to you too πŸ™‚ You’ve been keeping a low profile lately, what department are you in now? #
  • @amcunningham thank you πŸ™‚ #
  • Just found out that my contract post in the physio department has been made permanent. I’m finally official. Yay me! #
  • @dean_jenkins XWiki looks like it has nice integrated features. Would love to hear about your experiences with it #
  • Bridge to Learning – Educational Research: Vygotsky and PLEs. Short essay by 18 year old student http://bit.ly/gfNknh #
  • @Realmdigital I feel special πŸ™‚ #
  • @realmdigital Can I come too? #
  • Neuro Myths: Separating Fact and Fiction in Brain-Based Learning | Edutopia http://bit.ly/geTeLX #
  • RT @oldaily It’s time to transform undergraduate education ~ Stephen’s Web http://bit.ly/gzTEqI #
  • The Role of the Educator ~ Stephen’s Web http://bit.ly/eBxMDW #
  • A top-down approach to social and collaborative learning/working isn’t going to work http://bit.ly/etDNQW #
  • Open Educational Resources Β» Blog Archive Β» Eight things that I took away from OpenEd2010 http://bit.ly/eT85WH #
  • RT @sbestbier: RT @MadamMichelle: Facebook is the people you went to school with. Twitter is the people you wish you went to school with #
  • Moving beyond description: Research to improve teaching and learning | African Journal of Health Professions Education http://bit.ly/fNhyMt #
  • Swift Kick Central: Valedictorian Speaks Out Against Schooling in Graduation Speech http://bit.ly/f8YjxB #
  • xkcd: Genetic Analysis http://bit.ly/hDG3YX #