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Twitter Cohort Lite

Participants must register:  Register now for the Personal Finance Twitter Cohort Lite (if the registration link does not work for you, try this one, https://ndstate.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6teQqdv8i9QPF2J .) You’ll be signing up to receive a daily email from 5/18-5/31. Each email will include tips and links to resources to help you get comfortable with Twitter and figure out how to use it for your purposes. Participants will tweet with the #twittercohort hashtag throughout the two weeks to connect to and learn from each other. You will need to have or create a Twitter account before you register, here's how to get one.

The Twitter Cohort is a preparatory event for the Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event. This 3-day learning event will include daily hour-long Twitter chats.

The Twitter Cohort Lite is a free learning experience presented by the Military Families Learning Network Personal Finance team and eXtension Network Literacy Community of Practice that takes a new approach to introducing people to the social network Twitter by:

  • Immersing participants in the culture to build a sense of social comfort

  • Creating a community of learners to build a sense of social presence and promote social learning

  • Providing “guides” to help learners find their way

In the Twitter Cohort Lite, you will learn by doing. Over the course of 2+ weeks:

  • You’ll build your Twitter personal learning network centered around your interests.

  • You’ll engage in conversations with a Twitter community that starts with your fellow cohort members and reaches across the world.

  • You’ll start online relationships that will last into the future.

  • You’ll begin to see how Twitter can be used for teaching, learning, and connecting.

Our “guides” and your fellow Cohort participants will provide support throughout the session. You can ask for help and get advice by tweeting using the hashtag #twittercohort.

Created by Molly Herndon

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