to the MLA '11 Annual Meeting Twitter Exercise
Twitter will be heavily used at the MLA '11 annual meeting to create
discussion and connect with colleagues. Attendees will be engaged in
dialogue following each plenary session on Twitter. Want to know more about Twitter? Check out the video below.
This exercise will
provide a basic understanding of Twitter so that attendees can make the
most of the annual meeting. Support for this exercise will be provided
April 25–29. Attendees who complete this exercise by 11:59 p.m. PST
on April 29 will receive a free drink ticket to the tweet-up to be held on Tuesday,
May 17, at 6:00 p.m. A tweet-up is a time to meet in person with all
the attendees you will have been tweeting with during the conference.
At the tweet-up attendees will come together and meet in person people they
have interacted with on Twitter.
Disclaimer: This exercise will require a computer and Internet
connection that can reach certain social networking sites. If your
organization blocks these sites, you will need to complete this exercise
at a location with open Internet access.
Step 1: Create
If you already have a Twitter account, please go to step 2.