How to display public tweets on a webpage

If you used Twitter’s feed to display public tweets in WebLearn, you may notice that it has stopped working. This is not caused by WebLearn but by a change in Twitter which no longer supports RSS feeds. This blog post … Continue reading

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How to maximise the benefit when studying a MOOC

So far these are my reflections on studying the OLDS MOOC (http://www.olds.ac.uk/) -week 1 * Studying MOOC is fun and hard work; * A MOOC aims to attract massive participants, therefore, you may not get as much attention as you … Continue reading

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How to gather feedback from your audience about your podcasts

You have made the effort to produce podcasts. How do you know whether your podcasts have benefited your target audience? Apart from gathering quantitative feedback which may be achieved using a number of methods including Google Analytics, let’s briefly talk … Continue reading

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How to write a good blog post

Planning to write a blog post?  Pay attention to what you write.  Quality rather than quantity please. According to Technocrati (http://technorati.com/), there are more than 100,000,000 blogs out there in the world (http://thefuturebuzz.com/2009/01/12/social-media-web-20-internet-numbers-stats/).  And the number of new blogs is … Continue reading

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