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QR Codes, Bitly, Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, and PollEverywhere

Emerging Technologies in Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley

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Welcome Emerging Technologies in the Adult Education Classroom Nell Eckersley Literacy Assistance Center nelle@lacnyc.org @lacnycnell 3

http://lincs.ed.gov 44

Introductions  What do you know about Emerging Technologies?  What would you like to learn?  What is one thing would you like to take away from this session? 5

Agenda  Why use technology?  Web 2.0 and Social Media  Tools  QR Codes  Twitter  Facebook  Pinterest  Blogs  PollEverywhere  Other Resources 6

Objectives  List reasons to include technology in your teaching  Describe ways to think about integrating technology into your teaching  Explain what a personal learning network is and consider ways to develop or enhance your own  Define what social media is  List social media tools 7

What is Social Media  Social media includes web-based and mobile based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities, and individuals. --Wikipedia 8

Components of Social Media 9  Web 2.0

Why Use Social Media in Adult Ed?  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyZRS0BnpAI&featur e=youtu.be 1010

Personal Learning Network 11



Why Use Social Media  Cloud Computing  performing computer tasks using services delivered entirely over the Internet.  movement away from applications installed on an individual's computer towards the applications being hosted online.  The "cloud" refers to the Internet and was inspired by technical flow charts and diagrams, which tend to use a cloud symbol to represent the Internet.  http://mobileoffice.about.com/od/workin gontheroad/f/cloudcomputing.htm 14

Why Use Social Media  Mobile Learning  The use of common handheld hardware, wireless networking and mobile telephony to facilitate, support, enhance and extend the reach of teaching and learning.  https://mobilelearningi nfokit.pbworks.com/w /page/41751137/What %20is%20mobile%20 learning15

Tagging 16


Myths about Social Media  Only young people use Social Media  Social Media; just a waste of time  Fears about security & privacy  Hierarchy of needs; technology comes after literacy18

QR Codes 19

What are QR Codes  Q R stands for  Developed in Japan to track Toyota car parts in 1994 20 • You scan a QR Code and then you are taken to a tech based experience

How Would You Get to Here? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztFo&feat ure=share&list=FLEqfU4INXfYY58eh5Ynm5vA 21 Shortened URL http://bit.ly/19wbpyV QR Code

How do I read QR Codes?  QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has a built in camera and access to the internet  The device must have an QR Code reader app (also called scanner) installed  There are many apps to choose from.  Scan for Apple devices  QR Droid for Android devices NOTE: QR Code Readers should be FREE & should not require any personal information 22

QR Code Readers The QR Code Reader app uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 23

Why Use QR Codes  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10C6qi7- gECHc2s9Uynlh4fXmZyob_7vIyJyWLNSapV4/vi ewform  http://bit.ly/1gM5ftX  http://bit.ly/NEvaluation 24

Why Use QR Codes?  Helps everyone get to the same place online at the same time  Supports using video, audio, visual resources inside and outside the classroom  Teachers and students can create them  Feels like Magic 25

QR Codes in Real Life 26 A B C D E F G

Steps to Using in Education 1. First consider what is the learning goal 2. Make sure you and your students have devices that can read QR Codes 3. If devices do not have QR Code Readers, take time out to download the appropriate app some days before you plan to use QR Codes in class 4. Create the QR Codes you need 27

QR Codes in Education 28

Image with Narration  To hear about this photo, go to this link http://bit.ly/17nx5bO  or scan the QR Code Tools used to create this:  https://www.google.com/voice  https://www.dropbox.com/ https://vimeo.com  http://bitly.com/ 29

Make Your Own QR Code 30  Bitly https://bitly.com/  Google http://goo.gl/  ZXING http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/  Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/  ScanLife http://www.scanlife.com/en/

Shortening Links for Your Tweets 31 You can use BitLy to shorten URL’s without creating an account. https://bitly.com/ 31

Make Your Own QR Code And with or without an account you can make any of the shortened URLS into a QR Code by adding .qr at the end 32

Uh oh, Bitly doesn’t make QR codes anymore…. now what? 33

QR Codes from KAYWA  http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ 34

Twitter 35

What is Twitter?  Microblogging;140 characters maximum  http://twitter.com/  Hashtag #AdultEd  Unlike most social media, just because I “follow” you, you don’t have to “follow” me 36

Why Use Twitter  Practice summarizing & paraphrasing  Accessible from many places  “Snackable” education  Follow people you can learn from 37

Twitter.com 38

What Can You Say in 140 Characters? 39

@cookbook Rhubarb Upside Down Cupcakes: Beat1/2c sug&mltdbuttr/2egg/c yogurt, +2c flr/2t bkgpdr/t salt. Buttr12cup; +T sug/2T rhubarb, batter e. 25m@350 F 40

Retweeting  RT @Username 41

HashTags  #AdultEd  # EdTech 42

Hashtags vs Mentions  Hashtags have # in front of them (no spaces allowed)  Hashtags are like signposts to content  Mentions start with @ followed by a person or organization’s twitter name (no spaces allowed)  Mentions help connect people who tweet (tweeple?)  Mentions are like sign posts to other people who tweet 43

Hashtags are Ephemeral  Hashtags lose their value if they are not used often.  If using a hashtag for a short term event it’s a good idea to archive the content so it can be found later  Two tools  http://www.tweetarchivist.com  http://paper.li/LACNYCnell/1320940472 44

Anatomy of a Good Tweet 45

Shortened URLS  http://ipadeducators.ning.com/profiles/blogs /preparing-your-school-for-an (73 characters)  Bit.ly/3FjhpX (13 characters) 46

Search Twitter  Search on http://Twitter.com for people, keywords or hashtags  Search on http://Search.Twitter.com for keywords or hashtags even if you don’t have a Twitter account  Track hashtags and tweet from http://tweetchat.com/ 47

Finding People to Follow  In Twitter.com search hashtags and words like #COABE13 #AdultEd  See who experts follow  Look for Twitter links on websites you like 48

Sending and Receiving Tweets  Twitter.com  Texts via your cell phone  Applications on computers & smart phones  Tweetdeck  HootSuite  PaperLi  TweetChat 49

TweetDeck 50

Before You Join Twitter  Come up with possible Twitter names  Have options incase your first choice is taken  Shorter is better  Develop a list of five people/places to follow  Have a picture to upload as your avatar 51

Once You Join  Follow at least five people  @theLACNYC, @LACNYCNell, @NCLAdvocacy for example  Search for people using #AdultEd  Search for your favorite hobby, writer, singer, actor, comic, political figure, tv show, magazine, organization  Retweet one tweet and create one of your own tweets. Remember to use hashtags 52

What to Do in the Next Few Weeks  Spend 15 minutes on Twitter every morning (or some other time)  reading Tweets  retweeting  following new people  Try TweetDeck or receiving tweets as sms text messages on your cellphone 53

Examples Comedy  https://twitter.com/PlioceneBloke  https://twitter.com/DothTheDoth  https://twitter.com/FakeMTA Useful Tips  https://twitter.com/nycgov  https://twitter.com/MTAInsider  https://twitter.com/NY1noticias 54

Facebook 55

What is Facebook?  Originally a form of online yearbook  Now a social media platform for sharing all kinds of information 5656

Why Use Facebook?  Public or Private platform  Share information about your program, about your students, about yourself  http://www.facebook.com/educatio n  Teach people how to use it for Good 5757

Facebook Tools  Pages  Groups  Events  Causes  Notes  Photos  “Like”  Many other Apps Security and Privacy  Don’t do on facebook what you wouldn’t do in “real life”  Unfriend as you need  Set up groups to control who sees what  Review privacy settings frequently 5858

Facebook Profile  http://www.facebook.com 5959

Facebook Page 6060

Facebook Group 6161

Facebook  Groups  Classes  Small group projects  Pages  Organization  Agency 62 https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqvGpEsx6NZUdE9namRoa08xYml1dW lRVnByVkZ2UVE#gid=062

Groups and Pages  http://basicblogtips.com/facebook-groups- or-pages.html  http://forumone.com/blogs/post/table- facebook-pages-vs-facebook-groups-vs- linkedin-groups  http://www.facebook.com/blog/blog.php?po st=324706977130 6363

Pinterest 64

What is Pinterest?  Online version of an “inspiration” board  Visual bookmarking tool  Collaboration tool 6565

Pinterest 6666

Boards 6767

Pins 68 http://pinterest.com/nelightful/adult-education-ideas/ 68

Repinning, Liking, and Following 6969

Pinterest in Education 7070

Pinterest in Education  Is Pinterest a Teacher’s New Best Friend in the Classroom?  25 Great Educators To Follow On Pinterest  TechChef4U Pinterest  In The Pinterest Of Education 7171

Blogs 72

What is a Blog?  Coming from term “Weblog”  Originally a tool for online journaling  Now a robust tool to create websites  Various blogging tools  Consider  Skills and roles of participants  Type of content want to create  Level of access to hardware and internet 7373

Why Use Blogs?  Collection of single posts containing text, photos, videos, and links. Most often in reverse chronological order.  General public or specific audience (by invitation or accepted upon request)  Various levels of users from reader to admin  Self-reflection, chronological updates 7474

Blog platforms  Tumblr  Wordpress  Blogger  Posterous 7575

Using Blogs with Students  http://galwayvoice.wordpress.com/ 2012/05/30/letters-to-america-2/  http://level6esl.blogspot.com/ 7676

PollEverywhere 77

PollEverywhere 78

PollEverywhere in Education  Increasing classroom participation and attentiveness  Encouraging risk-taking with anonymous student responses  Eliciting diverse opinions when there isn’t a correct answer  Gauging student comprehension of material immediately  Grabbing students with thought-provoking opening questions  Assessing last night’s reading with a quick quiz 79 http://novemberlearning.com/resources/handouts/real-time-assessment-with-poll-everywhere/

PollEverywhere in Education  Best of Web 2.0: Using Poll Everywhere  QR and Poll Everywhere  Upcycled Education: PollEverywhere  SMS Education: Poll Everywhere Is Making the Mobile Pop Quiz More Affordable  Our Poll 80

82 http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MTE3NDI5NTcyOQ

More Resources 83

Media Literacy & Digital Citizenship  Center for Media Literacy  5 Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages  Connecting the Digital Dots: Literacy of the 21st Century  Center for Digital Literacy  Digital Citizenship: Using Technology Appropriately  Flickr Creative Commons 8484

Top 100 Tools for Learning 85

86 Adult Educations & Technology Paperli

Technology Tools For Teaching & Learning 87

Go2Web20 88


Questions? 9090

Nell Eckersley  Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group  https://community.lincs.ed.gov/  Email: nelle@lacnyc.org  Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nell.eckersleylac  Blog: http://nelightful.wordpress.com/  Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/nelleckersley 91

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