Friday, August 23, 2013

Using Twitter in lectures

I've been thinking a lot lately about how to integrate social media into my teaching practice. I've written a little set of tips based on what I have learnt so far from using Twitter in my Mobile Cultures class this semester.

This site is also very useful: 100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty

My students seem to genuinely enjoy live-tweeting video presentations embedded in the lecture. I wonder what kinds of other activities we can explore to keep them awake!


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