Friday, June 26, 2009

To Twitter or not to Twitter?

Professor: Twitter teaches students to write concisely
One educator says that using Twitter in the classroom teaches students to write concisely, using only 140 characters, and also allows students to collaborate and share resources. However, even as more educators use Twitter, others worry about privacy, say the Web site actually harms learning and see no valuable use for the technology in academia. The Washington Post (6/26)
Taken from ASCD SMART Brief. For the complete article see: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/06/25/AR2009062504027.html
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