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Twitter in the classroom: a lesson for business

Twitter in the classroom: a lesson for business

by Lee Hopkins on September 27, 2011 · 2 comments

in academic research,tools

DR MONICA RANKIN from the University of Texas at Dallas introduced Twitter into her history classroom a couple of years ago.

Here she talks about how successful the idea has been, even though, in her words, “it was going to get messy”.

Dr Monica Rankin: Twitter in the classroom

The lesson for business is clear: if staid organisations like academia can utilise this new technology and have success with it, why can’t your less-than-staid company?

Hat tip to Kim Flintoff for the video.


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    This is a great way of getting students to contribute to the lesson plan and an excellent way of sharing large amounts of information in a short space of time.

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    I wonder what my kids will be growing up with in the classroom! Hopefully kids won’t end up relying too heavily on this form of communication.

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