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K-State Today

April 5, 2012

iTAC offers free Twitter class

Submitted by Cathy Rodriguez

The Information Technology Assistance Center is offering a free, online course, Getting Started with Twitter. This four-week course begins Tuesday, April 17, and is designed to introduce K-Staters to the fundamental concepts and uses of Twitter. The course requires preregistration.

Learn how to network and share short bites of information with others. This course covers:

  • Signing/setting up a Twitter account
  • Sending and reading Twitter updates (tweets)
  • Sharing content
  • Interacting with others
  • Organizing your Twitter account
  • Using Twitter tools

Each week, participants will be required to do the readings and exercises assigned. Assignments can be done at the participant’s convenience, but must be completed prior to the start of the next week’s assignments. You can expect to spend one to two hours a week on the course. Questions about the course can be sent to Cathy Rodriguez.