Ok, this weeks activities are fairly straightforward. The second one is optional.
1. Set up an account with Ning and join the Learning 2.0 Ning network
Create your own page. Try to build in some features you have discovered so far in the Learning 2.0 programme. You will receive an invitation to join the network via your hotmail address.
2. Create a Twitter account and tweet for a week (Optional activity)
Twitter is a social networking site (that is also referred to as a microblogging service) that enables you to update your contacts on what you are doing at any moment in time. It works in a very similar way to your status update in Facebook.
In this activity you are asked to post updates for a week and find some people to follow. Try different ways of using Twitter – from your personalised homepage (e.g. Netvibes), from your phone, from your desktop or from a Twitter client.
Twitter in plain English from Commoncraft
As a start to this activity try following Jenny – you can find her via email (email@example.com) or by her username jennye