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E-Learning and Digital Media

2016 Volume 13, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. What the Tweets Say: A Critical Analysis of Twitter Research in Language Learning from 2009 to 2016

    David Hattem & Lara Lomicka

    This study presents an overview and critical analysis of the literature related to Twitter and language learning published from 2009 to 2016. Seventeen studies were selected for inclusion based on ... More

    pp. 5-23

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  2. An Investigation of State Educational Twitter Hashtags (SETHS) as Affinity Spaces

    Joshua M. Rosenberg, Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Matthew J. Koehler, Erica R. Hamilton & Mete Akcaoglu

    Affinity spaces are digital or physical spaces in which participants interact with one another around content of shared interest and through a common portal (or platform). Among teachers, some of... More

    pp. 24-44

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  3. Teaching and Learning 24/7 Using Twitter in a University Classroom: Experiences from a Developing Country

    Winner Dominic Chawinga

    It is understood that microblogging (tweeting) which is a form of Web 2.0, has been a centre of attraction in some institutions of higher education. However, despite its hype and pomp as reported... More

    pp. 45-61

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  4. Microblogging in Higher Education: Digital Natives, Knowledge Creation, Social Engineering, and Intelligence Analysis of Educational Tweets

    Simon Cleveland, Barcus C. Jackson & Maurice Dawson

    With the rise of Web 2.0, microblogging has become a widely accepted phenomenon for sharing information. Moreover, the Twitter platform has become the tool of choice for universities looking to... More

    pp. 62-80

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  5. For All Intents and Purposes: Twitter as a Foundational Technology for Teachers

    Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Joshua M. Rosenberg & Leigh Graves Wolf

    Twitter is increasingly accepted as an important educational technology and has been shown to serve a range of purposes. In fact, this variety suggests that Twitter has the potential to serve as a ... More

    pp. 81-98

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  6. Becoming a Doctoral Researcher in a Digital World: Reflections on the Role of Twitter for Reflexivity and the Internal Conversation

    Jon Rainford

    Twitter and other social networking sites have much to offer doctoral students, especially given that models for doctoral education are increasingly becoming more diverse with more students... More

    pp. 99-105

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