Friday, 15 March 2013

The Power of Twitter for Education

The Power of Twitter for Education:

 "Twitter is a crowd-sourced micro blog. Messages (posts) can include photos and links but they are limited to 140 characters or less, so they are short and often use txt speak. According to GlobalWebIndex Twitter is the fastest growing social platform on the planet. In Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice, Greenhow and Gleason, conceptualize “tweeting” as a literacy practice, comprising both traditional and new literacies, and impacting both informal and formal learning settings. You can find out how and where people use Twitter in this article and infographic from Edudemic."

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