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John McCarthy
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Teacher, researcher, singer, whatever-below-novice-is philosopher
Teacher, researcher, singer, whatever-below-novice-is philosopher

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I use Twitter in my undergraduate course on Introduction to Communication Disorders at Ohio University. It's a great way to get feedback during class and to have continued discussions outside of class. Students can react to media shown during class or media I have on our LMS. Students tweet under #csd1080go
I did a storify example at: https://storify.com/sayitanywayou/csd1080go-snapshot

I don't force anyone to use Twitter though. Students have the option to Blog in the LMS if they don't want to use Twitter. About 80% elect to use Twitter.


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Thank you to my friend and colleague JW Smith for his rendition of We shall overcome
A great song for dealing with adversity and for a any stressful time of year!  

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This is the class we missed when I was out.

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Some nice applications for people who use AAC 

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Don't always need to get too far out of town. Plenty of fun walking around the neighborhood today!
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This week I am curating #WeSpeechies  and am very happy to do so.  The topic will be Twitter in (and out of) the classroom.  Please participate in the Twitter chat at 10pm Eastern time on Tuesday, September 9 through @WeSpeechies +WeSpeechies OnTwitter 

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Had to laugh at this one...
This is just silly. But these are the kinds of things that literally make me laugh out loud.
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I recommend students get "receipts" of scores they get from Blackboard or other LMS's.  No LMS is perfect.  A screenshot of a score helps to reduce disagreements.

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Now... To get some #Chromebook capacity

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Chromebooks (9 Tutorials) http://zite.to/VWTg8f

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