Twitter
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Seeking Patterns and Making Meaning: Digital Life in the Tangerine Era
Digital Literacy
Sherri Spelic
How do we as citizens, educators, parents, neighbors and consumers deal with the flood of political messaging in a polarized and polarizing phase in our society’s history? Amid the concerns about the
The Pretense of Neutrality: Twitter, Digital Literacy, and First-Year Writing
Politicizing Pedagogy CFP
Trevor Hoag
“You can’t be neutral on a moving train” — Howard Zinn As universities go, the ethos of my home institution is relatively conservative. Conservative parents believe their children will maintain conservative values by
Twessays and Composition in the Digital Age
Composition
Donna M. Alexander
While written assignments are typically growing in length in line with the ever-expanding volume of resources available to student writers, platforms like Twitter demand more succinct approaches to writing and offer a range
Beyond Academic Twitter: Social Media and the Evolution of Scholarly Publication
Academic Labor
Leila Walker
“What should academics do on Twitter?” At a recent roundtable workshop on developing a professional academic digital identity, I heard the first four speakers address that question which I have heard so many
On Social Media, Silence, and Things That Matter
Lee Skallerup Bessette
This piece first appeared on Educating Modern Learners. I want to talk about Ferguson. We need to keep talking about Ferguson because if these past 12-24 months have taught us anything (if we
A Careful Approach to Digital Scholarship
Profession
Laura Gogia · Simon Warren
The Twitter format lends itself to excitement, leaping out, connecting with people over content, not into content, and offers opportunities for people to make what they want of out of journal article reading.
In Public: The Shifting Consequences of Twitter Scholarship
Twitter
Bonnie Stewart
The idea of publics is central to scholarship. Scholarly pursuits are financed in part through public purses, and scholarship — in its idealized form, at least — contributes back to publics. Research. Knowledge.
Twitter Pedagogy: An Educator Down the Twitter Rabbit Hole
Digital Pedagogy
Kelsey Schmitz
How do we know if the new ‘it’ technology will work in our classroom? Will it create meaningful learning for our students, or even for ourselves as educators? As an educator whose research
The Rules of Twitter
Digital culture
Dorothy Kim
Twitter is an incredibly dynamic digital tool that can create spaces of flattened hierarchies. These spaces can fuel inclusive pedagogy. But before teaching with Twitter, instructors have to think about how to use
Hashtag Classroom
Community
Charlotte Frost
Hashtags are taxonomic and pedagogical tools (with citation standards to boot). The Twitter hashtag was born in 2007. Invented by Chris Messina (then with the consulting firm Citizen Agency, now an open web
The Threat of Scholarly Openness: Twitter and Its Discontents
Open Education
Pete Rorabaugh
I was roused from my teaching this week by the cacophony of tweets and blog posts on the merits and pitfalls of tweeting another scholar’s ideas (the most cited ones authored or
The Twitter Essay
Digital Pedagogy
Jesse Stommel
Consider the tangible violence technology has wrought upon grammar. We rely on automated grammar and spell-check tools in word-processing software (so much that they’ve become a crutch). E-mail shorthand fails to live
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