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Community Connect “Twitter as a Tool in Teaching Literature in English”

April 18, 2012

Join Mutuota Kigotho and Helen D0yle from UNE as they take the reigns this April 19 th Thursday night at 8pm on Community Connect.

Social Media – Using Twitter as a tool in the teaching of literature in English.

The growth of technology has led to an explosion in the use of social media by people across all age groups. People already trained as teachers might be asking the question” “Where do we fit in the picture?”  Data indicates that Twitter is one of the most common social media tools used by the 25 – 54 age group. There are compelling reasons for one to feel motivated to learn how this tool can be used for educational purposes. This presentation looks at the history of Twitter and illustrates how it is used in classrooms around the world particularly with secondary schools.

This is a presentation for everyone in education.

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