Module 7 ‘Twitter’

Twitter is a concise form of communication thanks to the 140 character limit, so can be somewhat like a media release with a link to some great resources or at the other extreme it can be abbreviated babble. I think that similar to the forwarding of emails, twitter has developed a fresh way of circulating or sourcing information and allowing people to subscribe and comment on the opinions and resources of others. In my bumbling through Twitter I stumbled upon a blog by Tom Whitby “Lets End the Social Media Debate” which I found compelling. It is food for thought and would make for interesting discussion, which is what I believe is the essence of a valuable educational tweet.

And here is some more Twitter food for thought for uses in education:

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