Following Michelle and me at Blackboard World 2012


Michelle Taylor and I will be attending Blackboard World 2012 in New Orleans July 9-13, 2012.  We will be tweeting about our time at the conference.  Feel free to follow us, retweet our comments, and tweet questions to us.  Below are instructions on how to use Twitter to follow our adventure.

If you already have a Twitter account

  1. Using Twitter.com
    1. Open your web browser to http://www.twitter.com
    2. Login using your username /email and password
    3. Locate the search box
    4. Search for RCUOnlinePD or RCUBbTech or CraigJackson or #BbW12
    5. Using Tweetdeck
      1. Open Tweetdeck
      2. Login using your Twitter username and password
      3. Locate the search box
      4. Search for RCUOnlinePD or RCUBbTech or CraigJackson or #BbW12
      5. When the results window appears, left click on Add Column
      6. View results for recent tweets in the new column

Most other Twitter apps such as Tweetcaster, Hoostsuite and Seesmic  are similar to Tweetdeck.  You can use the same instructions as listed above.

If you do NOT have a twitter account

  1. Open your web browser to http://www.twitter.com
  2. Create a Twitter account.  For instructions, click https://support.twitter.com/articles/100990-how-to-sign-up-on-twitter#
  3. Follow the instructions for “If you already have a Twitter account”

 

For information on how to effectively use Twitter in the classroom, be sure to contact Michelle Taylor (Michelle.Taylor@rcu.msstate.edu )at the RCU and sign up for her online class on Twitter in the classroom.

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