Embed Twitter Widget Into Moodle
If you are using Twitter for Teaching, Learning or Assessment, then you may want to embed a Twitter Widget into your Moodle course, so that students who aren’t using Twitter can see what is happening.
Embedding Twitter into your Moodle course involves two steps:
- Create the Twitter widget
- Paste the code for your widget into Moodle
This short screencast will talk you through the process, and you can find a PDF version of the instructions below:
Below are some examples of how Twitter can be used in conjunction with the 3E element of the TEL Quality Framework:
Adopting technology in simple and effective ways to actively
Further use of technology that facilitates key aspects of students’
Developed use of technology that requires higher order individual
|Tweet links to articles, reading lists, presentations, lecture recordings, people to follow, and other materials.||Provide hashtag to facilitate ongoing module backchannel (#MOD101), arrange ‘Talk to an Expert’ Twitter sessions, encourage reflections, research & formative evaluation, and share own learning.||Encourage students to share own learning. Allow students to plan, create, and facilitate a scheduled Twitter chat, or ‘Journal Club’ (where staff & students meet online in Twitter to discuss a journal article they all read beforehand!).|
What kind of Twitter Widget would you embed into your Moodle course? Timeline? Favourites? List? Search?