Engaging Higher Education Students Through Tweeting
Amanda Szapkiw, Michael Szapkiw, Liberty University, United States
Global Learn, in Melbourne, Australia ISBN 978-1-880094-85-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Social media such as Twitter helps engage learners and promotes interation wth course content. Twitter allows learners and educators to interact via “tweets” via Smartphones, laptops, or any device with internet access. This presentation will demonstrate how to use Twitter as a platform for discussion, polling, question and answer sessions, and other collaborative interactions in a higher education classroom. It will step educators through the process of setting up a twitter account and the process of planning a lesson with Twitter applications.
Szapkiw, A. & Szapkiw, M. (2011). Engaging Higher Education Students Through Tweeting. In S. Barton, J. Hedberg & K. Suzuki (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 360-364). Melbourne, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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