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Twitter has become a de facto communication and media tool. Not only can you stay up to date with cutting edge news and events, you can also create a powerful network for learning and sharing. This workshop will give you a hands-on introduction to using twitter for personal and professional purposes.

What will be covered:

  • Why we should be twittering on a personal and professional level
  • Getting to grips with the basics
    • Creating an account
    • Following your favourite topics for cutting edge updates
    • Lurking, tweeting, retweeting, sharing useful information
  • Using it as a communication tool
  • Creating a learning network on the fly
  • Going mobile
  • Privacy for newbie twits

When and where
Johannesburg

DATE:
Thursday 14 June 2012
VENUE:
The Hyatt Regency, Rosebank, Johannesburg
TIME:

07h00 – 07h15 Registration
07h15 – 08h00 Breakfast
08h00 – 10h00 Twitter for Beginners
COST: R595 excl vat

Facilitator

A passionate maths teacher in a country where those skills are in desperate short supply, Robyn Clark teaches at a school for formerly disadvantaged children and is carving out a niche for herself as an expert on the use of mobile technology and social media in the classroom. Robyn believes that twitter is fast becoming an essential tool for communicating and engaging within the emerging field of social media

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