Great Higher Education Technology Expert Accounts to Follow on Twitter

When Twitter started, its contribution in the social media platform was narrow, but today no doubt it is one of the most popular social media platforms. Twitter has become one of the valuable tools for every industry including education.

This micro blogging platform enables people to involve in the meaningful dialogues with the top leaders of society, technology and education.

Twitter has not just been used only for networking but for teaching students and promoting technology across the globe. Here is a list of Twitter handles of higher education technology enthusiasts and organizations that are worth following.

@marksmithers:  Web/IT/HigherEd Tech artisan for the last 25 yrs. Founder of Red Dog Learning. It is an educational technology and e-learning consultants, developers and service providers.

@kevin_corbett: E-learning program developer, Kevin Corbett is interested in mobile learning, game-based design & social media in education.  

@EmergingEdTech: Kelly Walsh is founder of Emerging Edtech CIO & Adjunct Instructor at The College of Westchester.

@jselingo:  Jell Selingo is a writer & speaker on future of higher ed | Author 'College (Un)Bound,| Contributing Editor, @chronicle | Professor of Practice, @ASU

@educause: Nonprofit association and foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher ed.

@insidehighered: Higher education news, views, and job opportunities. Tweets, retweets, and occasional typos by associate editor @SerenaEGolden.

@EdTech_HigherEd: Focus on Higher Education helps IT leaders at colleges and universities evaluate and deploy technology to help their institutions attract and retain students and graduate them on time.

@HigherEdOutcome: This Twitter handle is for those interested in #highered, #studentsuccess, #edtech, #elearning, #graduation, #edpolicy, #edreform, #innovation.

@Yale: News, events and updates from Yale University.

@wires_crossed: WC is a student-led project about #edtech @Yale. Our likes include @TEDTalks@khanacademy, and productive procrastination. A project by @yaleitg.

@ITBill: Dean of Learning Technologies, Lakeland Community College; Thinking about openness, accessibility, sustainability, interactivity, usability, design, innovation.

@ltlatnd: The blog aims to inspire readers to explore new ways of integrating technology into teaching and learning.

@Megan_Ura: Texas expat, web/design/social/edtech geek and bookworm with a passion for tech/info literacy and yoga.

@dukecit: Center for Instructional Technology at Duke University

@ProfHacker: Official Twitter handle of Prof Hacker to find tips, tutorials, and commentary on pedagogy, productivity, and technology in higher education.

@rclemmons: VP & CIO @ St. Norbert College, Frye Fellow; interests in gender equity & diversity, higher ed, edtech, VDI, social media, photography.

@sidneyeve:  Associate Professor of Media at Queen's University. She research and teach about digital culture, communication, and commerce.

@mrichwalsky: Senior creative guy at John Carroll University and WordPress and Higher education veteran.

@mbohlmann: Director of IT at College of Media at the University of Illinois. New media, higher ed, IT leadership, Open Source.

@uwblearningtech: Learning Technologies department at the University of Washington Bothell. Providing technology support for UWB faculty and teaching staff.

@WVUTech: Throughout the years, WVU Tech has striven to offer our community a quality education to build the industry and economy of West Virginia.

@MollyELindsay: Working to change higher education. 

@CiscoEDU: It is a global community of educators from schools, colleges and universities, working together and sharing best practices solutions that improve the education industry.

 @TheHigherEdCIO: The Higher Ed CIO Blog, CIO, CEO/CIO adviser, IT turnaround artist. Micro-volunteer

About the Author
Author: Prasanna Bharti
Prasanna is a blogger by profession, and loves to write about education technology. Her write-ups intend to provide a deep insight about enormous resources and ideas available to make learning better and effective with the use of technology.
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