Full Text: (2012). Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice. The Educational Forum: Vol. 76, New Literacies, New Learning, pp. 464-478.
This article defines Twitter tm ; outlines the features, affordances, and common uses; and conceptualizes “tweeting” as a literacy practice, comprising both traditional and new literacies, and impacting both informal and formal learning settings. Also provided is an overview of traditional and new literacies, and insights from a scan of the research literature to date on tweeting as a literacy practice. The authors outline areas for inquiry and the challenges to conducting such research.
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