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Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice
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Educational Forum Volume 76, Number 4, ISSN 0013-1725

Abstract

This article defines Twitter[TM]; outlines the features, affordances, and common uses; and conceptualizes "tweeting" as a literacy practice, comprising both traditional and new literacies, and impacting both informal and formal learning settings. Also provided is an overview of traditional and new literacies, and insights from a scan of the research literature to date on tweeting as a literacy practice. The authors outline areas for inquiry and the challenges to conducting such research.

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Greenhow, C. & Gleason, B. (2012). Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice. Educational Forum, 76(4), 464-478. Retrieved January 25, 2020 from .

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