Twitter: a short introduction

Course Dates: 16/11/22
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
An introduction to Twitter, the social networking and online news service. The course provides a base understanding of the channel for personal and professional use.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00

Course Code: CTWB04

Wed, eve, 16 Nov - 16 Nov '22

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

Twitter is one of the most commonly used social network. It is not only a fantastic tool to communicate with a broad range of audiences but also a mean to curate news and information relevant to its users. This course will provide you with key understanding and knowledge to operate and navigate on this channel.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• A short introduction to Twitter
• Setting up your Twitter profile
• Communicating effectively with your community
• Aggregating news on Twitter
• Growing your follower base.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Know the various functionalities Twitter offers
• Create engaging tweets
• Interact with various types of contacts
• Track and collate desired information.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

No prior knowledge of Twitter is required, but you should have general computing and internet skills. You should be able to follow spoken instructions, read written instructions and information, and discuss work with your tutor in English.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course consists of practical activities, discussions and demonstrations. One to one guidance and support will be given throughout.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You should have access to your existing social media account(s) and remember to bring with you the log in details. If you don’t have existing account(s) you will need to bring a valid email address and its password to sign up for a new account. This will help you to practice the course content during the class and gain valuable hands-on experience.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please click here to view all our Digital marketing and Social media courses.

Amber Raney-Kincade

Amber moved to London from Texas in 2001 to complete her MBA in International Marketing. As an Account Director for a student marketing agency, she was an early adopter in using social media in campaigns with high success. After the recession in 2009, she started teaching adults how to use social media to promote their business, often working with career changers who were switching gears after being made redundant to start their own businesses. Her approach is dynamic and engaging, vowing to make the scary world of social media accessible to everyone from the tech-savvy to the technophobe!

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.