Faculty Publications and Presentations

Publication Date

2011

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Education

Comments

Published in Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011 (2011): 360-364. Used by permission of AACE.org.

Abstract

Social media such as Twitter helps engage learners and promotes interaction with 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.