Each day we will hold a Twitter Chat between 8-9pm to discuss the topic of the day. These are
What is a Tweet Chat?
A TweetChat is a virtual meeting or gathering on Twitter to discuss a common topic. The chat usually lasts one hour and will include some questions to stimulate discussion. Questions will be preceded with Q1, Q2, Q3 etc
For example: Q1 What apps or services do you use to connect? #BYOD4Lchat
Where will I find the TweetChat?
Create an account on Twitter and then use the search facility to find #BYOD4Lchat Depending on your Twitter tool you may be able to save this.
How do I take part?
If you wish to respond to a question include the hashtag #BYOD4Lchat within your tweet and precede your tweet with A1, A2, A3 etc.
For example: A1 I have made new professional connections through using LinkedIn #BYOD4Lchat
Do I have to tweet to take part?
No you don’t though your contributions will be valued! By following the hashtag #BYOD4Lchat you can simply read the questions raised and answers by those who respond.
If I can’t make the time slot can I follow the TweetChat later?
Yes you can view the discussion by searching for #BYOD4Lchat
Will there be a summary of the session made available afterwards?
Yes – we will use Storify to summarise the conversations that each question gives rise to, and post the results back to #BYOD4Lchat
When will the #BYOD4Lchat take place?
Every day between 8-9pm for the duration of this course (14-18 July).
Part of the team is carrying out research linked to the BYOD4L Tweetchats. If you would like to complete this short survey after participating in one of the planned chats, we would be very grateful. Thank you in advance. Here comes the link.
Check out Peter Reed’s draft commentary and BYOD4L tweetchat visualisations using Martin Hawkey’s TAGs explorer.