Top Ten Tweets for Thursday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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Educators worry about using technology effectively without looking like idiots. Students? bit.ly/1D2G54N #dpc2015 @timbuckteeth
@timbuckteeth – thinking of the flipped classroom as flipping roles, not just content. Teacher becomes student. #dpc2015 @tel_st_a
Fantastic use of video example in the presentation by Ben Hartshorn and Simon Stevenson. #dpc2015 t.co/pHbVHTBcsV @ucdoncaster
“Why blogging works in academia” — @Write4Research t.co/gsRWzOpbf3 @StA_Classics
Using Twitter for research. It’s a thing, now. bit.ly/1CqZMbr @DevilleSy
Course approval processes changing to respond to needs of online learning at Glasgow Uni #elesig @vhmdale
No separate elearning strategy @GCU – technology is a
key enabler of the L&T strategy #elesig
@lcreanor
Teaching staff not engaging w/ elearning. We’ve been talking about this since the start of this century. Why is it still an issue? #elesig @tel_st_a
@ClareJK talking about @unilincoln student partnerships – students “buddying” SMT members – two way mentoring #uogapt @tel_st_a
Technology is now “disappearing into use”, and we can focus on the why and how rather than the what and when #uogapt @daveowhite
@nickbknickbk talking about convergence between science and design – publication titles as evidence. #uogapt @tel_st_a

 

Top Ten Tweets for Thursday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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Disconnect project: what happened when a class of teenagers gave up their #smartphones t.co/GlQdkDS8Lg @WHOCCStAndrews
Responses to @Educause white paper (bit.ly/1LwmJwX) on next gen learning environments: bit.ly/1QRgIyx #highered #edtech @tel_st_a
Staff with digital expertise are the key to unlocking institutional investment in IT infrastructure & systems t.co/YyHA0fVh0K #edtech @Jisc
Developing Effective Bite Sized Staff Development Through
Thematic Analysis t.co/QdD9TtPLHV
@elearningColin
“It is time we started letting adults be adults and accept that students can also be our friends” bit.ly/1e7wUda #highered @tel_st_a
Open Content Licensing: A Three-Step Guide for Academics #OA #OER t.co/WjqoNEqAa0 @eLearninged
Free 2 week online course on How to Use Open Educational Resources starting Monday, July 6 t.co/XtZyxKo6As #OER #ukoer @GOGN_OER
Microsoft marches on… bit.ly/1LxI0FJ – implications for VLEs? #edtech #highered #analytics @tel_st_a
The research-teaching nexus is taken for granted, but not well-understood or developed in practice. t.co/vn4AkRXg5M @LSEImpactBlog
6 useless things foreign language teachers do – interesting/controversial, esp. on creating blogs in class: bit.ly/1T0fa2F #edtech @tel_st_a
Three Ways to Organise your Apps t.co/a0KSqe4TLN via @shuTechBlog #take5us @SussexTEL

 

Top Ten Tweets for Tuesday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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Special issue – British Journal of Educational Technology on #MOOCs : ‘disrupting’ teaching and learning
bit.ly/1SFBJtk #edtech
@tel_st_a
We ask “Did people watch this video?” rather than, “What did people learn from watching this video?” #edtech #mooc bit.ly/1e121XN @cbthomson
Create an effective online presence – Create an about me/profile page #digitalfootprint @UoEDigitalFoot #UoEDF t.co/pimixojc9b @UoEDigitalFoot
Teacher Guides – bit.ly/1CnfzCR – flipped classroom, Twitter, badges and more.
#edtech #flipclass #opened #socialmedia
@edudemic
Illuminating manuscripts for the digital age t.co/uV1eCHPFDL via @timeshighered @StA_Classics
Great infographic – Mapping Digital Skills in Irish Higher Education bit.ly/1BIZEEc @allaboardHE
@univofstandrews’s Light Box project, bringing together poetry, photography & science is now free online: t.co/54cxYqryAB @staenglish
Awesome virtual reconstruction of how St Andrews Cathedral might have looked in 1318! #edtech #virtualworlds bit.ly/1HaKk5x @tel_st_a
Tech-savvy cheats beware: Universities are banning smart watches t.co/2JETfelzlb via @mashable @jiscdigital
#highered institutions’ approach to tech is crisis driven – conflicts w/ that of potential “customers” bit.ly/1Lk8KXZ @tel_st_a
“Lecture videos. Isn’t that what the flipped classroom is all about?” #edtech #flipclass #highered bit.ly/1TzTThw @derekbruff

 

Top Ten Tweets for Tuesday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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Technology must be driven by purpose – applicable to education as well as business! http://linkd.in/1Bk4EP8 @briansolis
Feedback doesn’t always help? bit.ly/1GqtxaW #highered @tel_st_a
In case you missed it: QAA reviews ‘could be abolished’ t.co/joEOeygfpn @timeshighered
@StADoRep something to think about for next year? bit.ly/1KW08J4 @tel_st_a
Great post challenging a lot of received wisdom about #edtech #EDEN15 http://hackeducation.com/2015/06/10/eden2015/ @audreywatters
Are openness and privacy the same thing? http://tcrn.ch/1JVi5GK #edtech #openedu #openaccess #diglit @tel_st_a
If UK loses freedom of panorama, many images on Wikipedia, many photos on Facebook, would become breach of copyright t.co/obQCV9d8WV @wikimediauk
Want to be “mayor of a conversation”? Creating pictures of virtual crowds: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDiGl-2m868 #edtech #socialmedia @mhawksey
“If I asked you a question right now you’d google it and look it up. If a kid does that you call them a cheater.” @gcouros #r2scms15 @alicekeeler
Altmetrics – measuring the online impact of published work – www.altmetric.com/ #research #diglit #highered @tel_st_a
Primary HT sets ‘digital detox’ challenge to his pupils & their folks Deficit framing of tech in that phrase? t.co/QhWWvtcLe0 #UoDEdu @derekrobertson

 

Top Ten Tweets for Tuesday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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A teenager’s view on education technology –
t.co/0iXF6U57bF #edtech
@babyshock
What should we call non-academic skills? n.pr/1Rqvk4M
#edtech #diglit #highered
@tel_st_a
Help build a #MagnaCarta for the digital age. With 500 clauses from across the globe, vote for your favourite now! t.co/kTNzPeqhMm @McDawg
Devices in the classroom – yes or no? Some interesting approaches here: bit.ly/1SOSEuz #edtech #socialmedia @notanna1
Don’t kill Powerpoint – just use it better: bit.ly/1KmzAQT  #edtech @tel_st_a
7 researched ways ‘tablets’ can inhibit learning t.co/cOMrAwBFFn @DonaldClark
Flipping the classroom – an approach using Storify and Twitter in mental health nursing. bit.ly/1T8KDRe @sheilmcn
Social media is like learning a foreign language, so take advantage of training: bit.ly/1ALRB9c #edtech #socialmedia @tel_st_a
Great use of video & image w. audio to tell stories in history – simple and not needing specialist software #edtech bit.ly/1IseXQZ @anthkris
We’re too laissez-faire with our data – how to balance this side of digital literacy w/ creativity? bit.ly/1MEiwFf #edtech #diglit @cbthomson
Great presentation tip – especially if you’ve never thought about it before: bit.ly/1FpPIdJ #edtech #presentationskills @tel_st_a
Traditional higher education structures are about who controls learning/ systems. Students learn using multipleopen channels. #FutureEdTech @EricStoller

 

Top Ten Tweets for Tuesday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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“Confessions of an academic on Twitter” – great summary and resources too: bit.ly/1Jj9T2R  #socialmedia #edtech @Researcher_Kate
Facebook, email and TV are dying out as #hashtag becomes children’s word of the year t.co/sNjJMIlacy @Jisc
Academic writing and wikipedia – t.co/Jm3mOxzFeq @sharonflynn
How flipped learning works in (and out of) the classroom | @scoopit via @NikPeachey t.co/sLb98Y6qzy @OzMark17
What’s an open badge really worth? flic.kr/p/sbUcTH
#openbadges #edtech
@tel_st_a
Why technology will never fix education: bit.ly/1FuZT3Q #edtech @hannahwhaley
Average academic article read by about 10 people – start publishing on social media? bit.ly/1IVVTJT @notanna1
Summer of V’s: Visualising movement by Urska Demsar – t.co/Z0YInue5aH @StAndrewsIDIR
 “Student Engagment” – buzzword or fuzzword? bit.ly/1ct8f1
#edtech
@tel_st_a
Report on the possible futures for digital credentials & #openbadges t.co/zmLHIQPNpy #edtech @Benjaroome

 

Top Ten Tweets for Tuesday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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“My teaching is in the comments” – bit.ly/1Hm1N7E good points on systems, content v dialogue bit.ly/1L4U9ip #edtech @tel_st_a
Yes! Here’s nearly 50 examples collated by@Jisc of effective practice in support of the
#digitalstudentexperience t.co/pDF7aKMNIy
@sallyheroes
It’s every digital citizen’s job to THINK. t.co/dDyo7plrjo @edutopia
Digital students are different – really? Is what “I want” and “I expect” the same as “what I really need”? #edtech http://bit.ly/1FqKumm @tel_st_a
@rbancroft: Berkeley to Stop Adding Lecture Videos to YouTube, Citing Budget Cuts t.co/e5Z4ja4GPI via@chronicle @sheilmcn
More “problems” with #YikYak? First death threats wapo.st/1cr36Im, now cheating on exams: bit.ly/1EXnMSD #edtech #socialmedia @tel_st_a
Can Google search data predict an election victory? The story behind the story: t.co/ICWWvFmUed (spoiler: no) @undertheraedar
The Next Generation Digital Learning Environment goes beyond the #LMS to support new models of learning: t.co/v0r65qPpv0 @educause
 Is the ‘closed’ mindset of the Open Educational Resources community its own worst enemy? t.co/E3uI25MlXi @DonaldClark
Can police learn from #bigdata t.co/TotmJeajb3 “if it’s at the low end, 50 percent to 70 percent, then let’s not divert people to it” @dazybelle

 

Top Ten Tweets for Thursday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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My post on sentiment analysis and the UK General Election bit.ly/1dNroMW #GE15 @mia_out
“The role of students in pedagogical research projects: Subjects, participants, partners, consultants?” @YSJADD bit.ly/1AE4Wuy @philvincent
Free course content anyone can download and import into their own #Moodle courses
t.co/mExOeb68UE via @moodlenet #edtech #OER
@moodle
When professors tweet. US context – conflict between academic freedom, “civility” and provocation.
bit.ly/1IdkEEQ via @AcademeBlog
@tel_st_a
Challenges and pressures of reading online, and some strategies (using @Pocket) to manage these:
bit.ly/1EQiO8V #edtech
@tel_st_a
Inspirational (?) quotes for our students writing their #thesis @PhDForum @GradElitism
t.co/mSxgorO1vo
@StAndrewsBSRC
Great post in response to RIN’s assertion that technology is killing map-reading skills.
bit.ly/1PoT3PO
@cbthomson
Let’s ban PowerPoint in lectures – it makes students more stupid and professors more boring’
t.co/PkW4HGaMn6 (via @bent_meier)
@jisc
@StADoRep PP is just a tool, but not originally designed for teaching and can be used well or badly.
A goodworkman doesn’t blame his tools!
@tel_st_a
Good response to this http://bit.ly/1DPhDnH by @samkinsley bit.ly/1zMKpcw @tel_st_a
Five Fables app, based on research by our own Ian Johnson and Chris Jones has won best app at @CelticMediaFest! More: t.co/ObAZblaUtY @staenglish

 

Top Ten Tweets for Thursday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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What do students want from a learning analytics app? Insight from @unilincoln t.co/0Uj8woVNWV #edtech @Jisc
“The more you share, the more it belongs to you”
bit.ly/1bQPd5K
@timbuckteeth
Interesting perspective – MOOC student on”stealing” ideas for own online course.
bit.ly/1Ozp6kW #edtech #MOOC #instructionaldesign
@tel_st_a
Content creation using storify as a formative assessment
t.co/uUWHeuHQ1G
@trixiebooth
Does it really take longer to create an online course? Finally some data from Univ. of
Michigan-Dearborn bit.ly/1zM5pKG #edtech
@tel_st_a
Shall we take bets on when the first post about “why the Apple Watch is perfect for classrooms” appears? @rmbyrne
France to give free MOOC access to jobseekers –bit.ly/1Hzr9Qy
on the OpenClassrooms platform bit.ly/1v95jd5 #edtech #MOOC
@tel_st_a
Facebook’s weird state of denial about news #digitalliteracy t.co/vBMckVOr1q RT@georgeprof @cbthomson
Flipping beautiful: news and digital curation on your mobile devices t.co/LAUHeK6fBz @burrblog
#Students: we want your big ideas to boost learning! Enter Summer of Student Innovation 2015 by 18 May t.co/UsCMq6LSQK #studentideas @Jisc
Learning styles – “the walking dead of pedagogy” – good post and debate in the comments: bit.ly/1QAuB1l #edtech #highered @tel_st_a

 

Top Ten Tweets for Thursday

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Here is a selection of our favourite tweets and retweets from the TEL_St_A Twitter feed this week – just in case you missed them!

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What does Facebook know about you? Find out by accessing your ‘Digital Shadow’ – digitalshadow.com @tel_st_a
Citations are not enough” – because popular media presence influences practitioners more, argued here- bit.ly/1Ne0SvW  @tel_st_a
7 surprising dark secrets you may not know about TED talks t.co/wsvcWesM6Y  @DonaldClark
Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 | @scoopit t.co/YQCjMu4vpW  @OzMark17
New from Library blog: Open Access and content mining t.co/WYNcs4aaZN  @StAndrewsUniLib
Very exciting – Teaching in a Digital Age is now available to download and read t.co/LOkEUpaFFz #GCUBlend  @sheilmcn
Excellent post on the use of Cogi – an audio capture app that even goes back in time to record – can’t wait to try! bit.ly/1btqwMA @SussexTEL
Interesting read on VLE minimum standards – preventing dissatisfaction rather than leading to dissatisfaction? bit.ly/1Qi02NQ @reedyreedles
The question you dread being asked in the pub – so what exactly IS an instructional designer? bit.ly/1bts35t  @tel_st_a
Handwritten notes involve active listening, note-taking on a device is just transcribing. Interesting study from UCLA bit.ly/1klFvcB  @tel_st_a
Actually not just another list, but some useful Google tips for book lovers: bit.ly/1Ja0UlK  @tel_st_a