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Using Twitter and blogs in online learning

A chat with some online educators using #HumanMOOC, on their experiences of using social media and blogging in parallel with online courses


  1. First, I asked if anybody had actually tried using Twitter with their online courses:
  2. That's not a good start...
  3. So there seems to be a gap between student's use of social media for personal and professional reasons:. There is also the issue of digital literacy, or rather 'social media literacy' - Twitter is quite tricky to get the hang of:
  4. How should we approach this? Perhaps by 'modelling' good practice:
  5. Getting students to share tips and dos/donts is also a good idea:
  6. Maybe we could even use Storify to model good Tweets/conversations?