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10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture

10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture | Integrating Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Continuing our theme of using Twitter in education this week, we bring you a look at the ways Twitter is causing the current lecture model to evolve. The following analysis is brought to you by our content partners over at Online Universities.

 

Gone is the time when PowerPoint was the most impressive communication technology in the lecture hall. These days, students and professors enjoy the power of Twitter, a tool that allows for digital discussions to supplement and even guide lecture sessions. So how exactly is Twitter changing the college lecture as we know it?

 

Read on to find out about 10 different ways.

 

- Mobile devices are welcome in the lecture hall once again

- Lectures become a conversation

- Bashful students are speaking up

- More students get connected in large lectures

- Students stay engaged beyond the lecture

- Dorm discussions don’t happen as much anymore, and that’s OK

- There’s more information saved now than ever before

- Students think about lectures even when they’re not at school

- Review sessions happen anywhere

- Fewer classroom disruptions exist

 

Read more:

http://edudemic.com/2012/07/twitter-college-lecture/

 

 


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Do Not Track Plus

Do Not Track Plus | Integrating Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

Abine, the online privacy company. How to protect your online privacy, surf privately, Internet privacy. Get privacy browser add-on or plugin for Firefox or Internet Explorer...

 

Ad companies and social networks are tracking everything you do on the web. They know what sites you visit, when you visit them and how often you do...and they know who you are. DNT+ blocks the tracking so you can browse freely and safely.

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Gust MEES: I took the decision to bring in this "Tool" here in the learning section as Privacy is ALSO a need to get thaught in Education, very IMPORTANT!

 

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http://www.abine.com/dntdetail.php?

 

 


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12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about

12 Twitter Tools Every Educator Must Know about | Integrating Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it

12 TWITTER TOOLS EVERY EDUCATOR MUST KNOW ABOUT

 

 

 

 

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/07/12-twitter-tools-every-educators-must.html

 


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