Eric A. Silva

Embedding a Twitter Feed in your Blackboard Course

Twitter has become a popular tool in education, so why not implement it in your Blackboard course?

    1. From Twitter, click your profile picture then Settings.
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    2. Click Widgets from the menu.
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    3. Click Create New.
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    4. Select your feed type: User timeline, Favorites, List, Search, Collection
    5. Click Create Widget.
    6. Copy the Embed Code.
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    1. From a content area click Build Content > Item. Twitter feeds can be embedded anywhere a text editor is available.
    2. Within the text editor click the HTML icon.
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    3. In the pop-up window paste your embed code and click update.
    4. Edit any additional Blackboard settings and click Submit.

    Example:
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      Eric Silva

      Eric is an Instructional Designer at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and a Graduate Student at Boise State University. Learn more about me.

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