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TwitVid (Click link to return to the main WIKI page)


Brief Project Description:

This project was developed for the following reasons:

  • To get students to examine, explore, and investigate various types of Web 2.0 technologies, as well as discover ways to use those tools to enhance teaching and learning.
  • To have students work on a real-world, team-based problem where they need to develop skills of communication and cooperation in order to create and deliver the needed wiki repository outcome.
  • To have students gain a more global perspective, by including team members from universities around the world.
  • To develop a practical tool that helps anyone at any time and location review, compare, and select effective Web 2.0 tools.

Group Member Introductions:

*Please provide a brief introduction about yourself. Feel free to include a picture!

My name is Mark Dirksen and I am the Project Manager for the Twitvid group. I am a freshman here at Purdue and I am majoring in math education. I am from Winchester Indiana and love to play sports, my favorite is basketball. I am very excited for this project and look forward to the finished project.

Hi my name is Abby Gratz and I'm also a Freshman at Purdue. I'm majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish. I'm from Valparaiso, Indiana. I love to travel and have been to many different countries; I've played the violin and piano for 10 years and love listening to all types of music. I'm also looking forward to our finished project, and I hope we can work well as a team. 

My name is Chelsey Bolin and I am from Otterbein Indiana.  I am a sophomore in Elementary Education.  In my free time I enjoy playing sports and scrapbooking.  I am involved in the Phi Mu sorority here on Purdue's campus.  I am interested in this project because I currently do not know much information about Twitvid and I am excited to learn all that this program can do to enhance education in today's world.

My name is Rebecca Lorenz and I am from Eau Claire Wisconsin.  I am a sophomore at Purdue University studying Elementary Education.  I am in Phi Mu Sorority on campus and I am really interested in photography and traveling.  I am headed to India this summer to take education classes.  I am excited to work on this project with students from other countries and find out more about TwitVid and how it can be used in everyday life. 

My name is Tori O'Dea and I'm from Wilton, Connecticut. I'm a freshman here at Purdue, majoring in both History and Social Studies Education. I am a member of the Reamer Club here on campus, which means I'm part of the group that takes care of the two Boilermaker Specials and helps to spread spirit around campus. I think it'll be interesting to work with international kids on this project and it'll be interesting to compile information about TwitVid, an application I'm sure a lot of people don't know too much about. 

My name is Gonca Tufan and I am from Ankara, Turkey. I am a junior at Middle East Technical University, majoring in Elementary Math Education. Actually I have no idea about TwidVid so far. So I hope that I will learn much more about it and find out benefits of using it in education while working on this project.

Hi, my name is Betül Korkut. I'm also a junior here at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Türkiye and I'm majoring in Elementary Education. I'm interested in this project because I believe  the indeniable importance of technology on education. I'm sure that this project will enhance our educational perspective, positively.


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  1. Unknown User (cbolin)

    My name is Chelsey Bolin and I am from Otterbein Indiana.  I am a sophomore in Elementary Education.  In my free time I enjoy playing sports and scrapbooking.  I am involved in the Phi Mu sorority here on Purdue's campus.  I am interested in this project because I currently do not know much information about Twitvid and I am excited to learn all that this program can do to enhance education in today's world.

  2. Hi, my name is Betül Korkut. I'm also a junior here at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Türkiye and I'm majoring in Elementary Education. I'm interested in this project because I believe  the indeniable importance of technology on education. I'm sure that this project will enhance our educational perspective, positively.