Category Archives: Tools and Services

Micro-Blogging – How to Use Twitter for Teaching and Learning

I gave two Initial-Workshops about “Micro-Blogging for Teaching and Learning” at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts on September 6, 2011. This 30 minutes workshop gave an overview on the micro-blogging service Twitter and focused on the usage … Continue reading

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eduhub Webinar – Social Media in Education

Donnerstag, 29. September 2011, 11:00-12:00 Uhr This webinar focuses on the usage of Social Software and Web2.0 for teaching and learning. The webinar gives an overview on available web-tools and services that are useful for teaching and learning. The broad … Continue reading

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Do you know Scoop.it?

Scoop.it! is a social web service that enables you to create your own topic-centric media by collecting gems among relevant streams. You can publish it to your favorite social media or to your blog. “Be the curator of your favorite … Continue reading

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How to use Twitter for Social Learning (C4LPT)

The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT) created a good overview how to use Twitter for social learning. Thanks to Jane Hart for the collected information and the educational scenarios! Getting Started Getting started with Twitter Accessing and using … Continue reading

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Presentation – Social Web im Studium (Social Web for Students)

At the University of Zurich Stefan Keller and I had a presentation about Social Web im Studium (German) in the seminar “Internet Communication” from Prof. Dr. Christa Dürscheid (Deutsches Seminar). See the presentation here: Social Media on Prezi The students … Continue reading

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Springpad – quick and easy to take notes and save anything you want to remember

“Springpad is a free application that makes it quick and easy to take notes and save anything you want to remember in one place – from tasks and lists to products, places, movies, recipes and more.” [chrome web store] Video: … Continue reading

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My top 10 tools and services for teaching and learning

My top 10 social web tools and services are: Blogger (Blogging) Wikispaces (Collaborative Writing) Twitter (Microblogging) Delicious (Social Bookmarking) GoogleDocs (Collaborative Writing) WordPress (Blogging) Mindmeister (Collaborative Idea Development) Facebook (Social Networking) Dropbox (File Sharing) Flickr (File Sharing) Find more about … Continue reading

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