Welcome to #ARU10DoT for Library and Student Services staff!

#ARU10DoT, the online programme to help you master Twitter in 10 minutes a day, over 10 Days, launches on the 11th November for Library and Student Services staff. The programme will be run through this blog, where I’ll be posting each day.

Over the next couple of weeks, you’ll be:

  • learning the basics of using Twitter, such as setting up an account and sending a tweet,
  • understanding the conventions around interacting effectively on Twitter, such as hashtags and RTs,
  • building an online network of other professionals and practitioners supporting learning in Higher Education,
  • identifying tools for dealing efficiently with the wealth of information which Twitter will bring to you.

We’ll be learning from scratch, so don’t worry, there’s no need to do anything until Day One, when we’ll be setting up a Twitter account! If you’ve already experimented with Twitter, there will still be plenty here to help you enhance your use with tips and hints.

In the meantime, you can find out more about the format of the course and how it works, and also have a look at what we’ll be covering over the Ten Days. If you have any questions, do feel free to post them in the comments here.

I look forward to seeing you here on the blog, and on Twitter next week!

Helen (aka @scholastic_rat)


One thought on “Welcome to #ARU10DoT for Library and Student Services staff!

  1. Spent most of today trying to decide whether to use my existing twitter account or set up a new one – decided on the latter! – @SarahPackardARU

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