Twitter


Twitter

Twitter is a ‘micro-blogging’ tool and social networking site where users post short 140-character ‘tweets’, follow other Twitter users and follow ‘hashtags’ to see conversations and information on a particular topic or event. Many educators use Twitter to network with other teachers and education professionals or use it with their students as part of their teaching.

Twitter is an unsupported tool so be sure to note our guidance on the usage of unsupported tools before use.

If you’re completely new to Twitter, the best place to start is the Twitter Help Pages (link below). The Researcher Development Team run training on Twitter and social networking for research staff and students and there is no shortage of advice on the web about using Twitter for learning and teaching.

Guides

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s