Twitter can promote more active student engagement in class — even large classes

Ellyn Angelotti showed The Twitter Experiment that has teachers and students talking about how they are using Twitter to ask questions and share information in class.

After the video, she encouraged us to just do it. Once we identify a social media that could have journalism implications, we should make a class assignment to try it out. We can ask students to try out a social media application for 30 minutes and then prepare a report on what they’ve learned.

She’s sharing ideas…

Sree Sreeivasan at Columbia University has students select a beat and then identify Twitter feeds to follow and then seeing how

In the discussion of how Twitter can be used, we’ve agreed on #sjd2012 as our hashtag for the meeting this weekend.


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