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The TagsExplorer provided a view of ocTEL-related questions on Twitter, as well as an experimental visualisation of all tweets.
The ocTEL programme was organised by the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and funded by HEFCE and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education through the Innovation and Transformation Fund (note 1).
This is a MOOC in which:
A key innovation was the open platform used for the MOOC. One of the features was the TagsExplorer which provided a view of ocTEL-related questions on Twitter, as well as an experimental visualisation of all tweets. Using this web-based tool, participants could experience the digital interactivity with social media as it happened.
The materials will remain available for the next few months.