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Using hashtags

4.1    

Hashtags have become one of the most useful ways of finding and contributing to communities of practice.

This module looks at what they are, how to use them and some sector groups clustered around particular hashtags.

Aim

To introduce hashtags

Objective

After completing this module you will be able to:

- understand what a hashtag is and how to use it to find content on social media
- be able to use hashtags to track communication with learners or colleagues
- explore some of the more commonly used hashtags to support your professional development

Digital Teaching Professional Framework

This module covers the DTPF component - D1 : Subject and industry-specific teaching

  • Go online to update your subjectspecific competencies.
  • Go online to learn about new teaching methods and strategies.
  • Go online to search for and identify digital resources which support professional development within your subject specific area or industryrelated field.
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3rd March 2019
Jane Tomlinson

This simple but effectively explains how teachers can use hashtags in their T&L. Wakeletcom is a great tool for curating hashtags. Here is one I made earlier http://wke.lt/w/s/vdenD  Report this review

Our Response: Thanks! Always helpful for us and your peers to read your recommendations.
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3rd March 2019
Matthew Gordon

Some might be sceptical on the use of hashtagging in general, especially for teaching and learning use...but give it a try and you'll be pleasantly surprised is my bet! #EdTech  Report this review

Our Response: Your comments are appreciated and will be helpful in serving and building our community of practice.
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3rd March 2019
Jo Byrne

I completely understand the use of hashtags know  Report this review

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15th April 2019
Alexandra Brown

Our Response: Thank you for the positive feedback!
8th April 2019
Lesley Beckwith

Our Response: Appreciated!
1st April 2019
FIONNA MORTIME

OK  Report this review

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23rd March 2019
Chelsea-Brogan Kirchner

Our Response: Great thanks!
7th March 2019
heather field

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6th March 2019
Susanna Brandon

Our Response: Glad this module met your expectations!
5th March 2019
Adrian Capstick

Our Response: Great thanks!
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