Social media for learning is one of the best resources available to us. I’m a fan of the access to content that supports our growth for learning. Active participation, or even being an elegant lurker, allows for the engagement that can trigger ideas, inspiration, connections, and possibility. The chance to explore ideas connected to current … Continue reading The 101 of Tweet Chat participation
In the week that has just gone I have had the pleasure to attend to Museums and the Web Asia conference held in Melbourne. I have been inspired by the ideas, perspectives and openness of presenters both local and national, and reminded of why I find working with the GLAM sector so enjoyable. I was delighted … Continue reading Museums and social media – sharing pedagogies of practice
Over the past few months I’ve been working with the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in Sydney as a Visiting Research Fellow. We have been exploring how we can engage education audiences with learning and social media (you can read more here and here on initial thinking). It has been such an exciting adventure … Continue reading #MuseumEdOz is launched
A fellow passionate social media user for professional connections pinged me a great blog post that made me think about the value of tweets and how we critically read them. Jan (@Janpcim) and I have regularly talked about the value of social media for us as educators. We are both advocates of this way of working and … Continue reading The 9 commandments of Tweets that add no value
Collaboration, community building, participation, and sharing are key outcomes and drivers of social media use (Lemon, 2012). For higher education the collection of Internet websites, services, and practices that support these outcomes can be achieved through use of social networking. The parallels that can be drawn to Twitter to engage and motivate academics as teacher … Continue reading Is there a place for Twitter in pre-service teachers lives? Introducing social media into Teacher Education
Dr Narelle Lemon (@rellypops) 12/06/12 11:18 AM Great hints RT â€œ@teachfine: 10 Education Hashtags to Follow on Twitter #cdwedtechmagazine.com/k12/article/20â€¦ via @EdTech_K12 This Tweet and subsequent blog post by @teachfine inspired some thinking about what hashtags I follow for inspiration and connections in learning and teaching. I like these streams as they are an initial contact point to current … Continue reading Education Hashtags – Which ones inspire you?
This post is a refereed paper that I have co-written with colleagues about Twitter and the place it can have in Teacher Education as a way to support personal learning networks. The paper is made available to contribute to the field and can be referenced as follows: Lemon, N., Thorneycroft, S., Jones, D., & Forner, … Continue reading Project #pstn: engaging pre-service teachers in the Twitterverse