Tag Archives: Using Twitter in the Classroom

Using social media to find your academic voice

Following on from my blog post on using Twitter as a student and as an educator, I wanted to talk about the ways in which social media helps students at every level of study, in every subject, develop a stronger sense of their own academic voice. Academic voice is something that many students really … Continue Reading ››

Classroom Twittering: An Introduction

This is the first in a series of guest posts on social media for students and teachers by Emily Bowles. Emily used to work in marketing but is now studying a PhD on representations of Charles Dickens 1857-1935 at the University of York. You can follow her on Twitter  @EmilyBowles_ and read her blog … Continue Reading ››

Student guidelines for using twitter

For two years I've been using twitter with students on two undergraduate modules:  my third year undergraduate module Writing Lives and my second year undergraduate module Prison Voices. While some students are more enthusiastic and confident in their use of social media than others, for most students it's been a revelation. … Continue Reading ››