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10 Days of Twitter: Join the Online Scholarly Conversation

10 Days of Twitter

Join the online scholarly conversation.

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Date: Feb. 6-17 - Twitter in (mostly) 10 minutes/day

Workshop format:

  • Day 1: Monday, Feb. 6, 12:10-1:00 - in-person class

Location: Robarts Library, e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions.

  • Day 2-5: Feb. 7-10 - Twitter exercises done on your own schedule, approx. 10 minutes/day
  • Feb. 11-12 - weekend off!
  • Day 6-9: Feb. 13-16 - 10 minutes/day
  • Day 10: Feb. 17, 12:10-1:00 - live chat via Twitter

Audience: graduate students (the course is eligible for credit in the Graduate Professional Skills program)

 

Description:

Twitter is a platform for scholarly conversation. It’s used for sharing and discussing research at all stages of the process (even peer review via Tweet!); for current awareness; for networking; for conference participation; and for teaching.

Learn about Twitter and its uses in higher education together with a community of learners, through hands-on practice, class discussion via Twitter, and guided engagement with the public scholarly conversation on Twitter.

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Be able to navigate the technical aspects of Twitter
  • Understand the breadth of platforms, applications, and devices that can be used with Twitter e.g. Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Storify
  • Communicate succinctly, framing a point using only 140 characters
  • Understand what it means to be a part of a scholarly conversation in public
  • Begin building a Twitter network of scholars, and gain followers of your own
  • Reflect on your own use of Twitter going forward: in the classroom, at conferences, and throughout the research process

Workshop facilitators:

Eveline Houtman is Coordinator of Undergraduate Library Instruction at Robarts Library and a PhD candidate at OISE. She has published on social media in higher education.

Jesse Carliner is Communications and Reference Librarian, Robarts Library.

 

Questions? Contact Eveline Houtman

 

Date:
Monday, February 6, 2017
Time:
12:10pm - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Robarts Library
Campus:
St. George (Downtown) Campus
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Eveline Houtman