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How do "Twitter Chats" add to your PLN?

How do "Twitter Chats" add to your PLN?

Recently there has been a growth in the use of weekly "Twitter Chats" ... these are usually one hour sessions at a fixed time each week on a theme decided using a poll ... and it all runs on Twitter.

The key feature is that all posts during an individual discussion should include a specific hashtag.

For specific details visit http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/infolit/tagging/ which also lists many of the hashtags now used in chats relevant to teaching and learning.

I've also done several screencasts to cover this subject ... they can all be accessed at the above url ... but here is the first embedded.


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Comment by Thomas Whitby on September 7, 2010 at 1:03am
#Edchat has gone far beyond what we originally envisioned it to be.
Comment by Shamblesguru on September 7, 2010 at 12:38am
Tom .... thanks... have linked to your post at http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/infolit/tagging/ .... you must be feeling very good about how #edchat has evolved ... congrats>
Comment by Thomas Whitby on September 6, 2010 at 11:32pm
Thanks for the screencast. I thought a post I did on #Edchat might be helpful. Here is the Link.
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