The digital scholar
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1.10  Making use of Twitter

In this activity you will consider how one academic has used Twitter as part of his digital scholarship.

Activity 3  Twitter as part of your personal learning network

Timing: Allow about 10 minutes

The following video was produced by Steve Wheeler in 2013 and discusses his personal learning network and the role Twitter plays in it. He also provides some tips on how to succeed with Twitter. Steve is Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at Plymouth University and is an advocate of the use of web 2.0 technologies in teaching, learning and research.

Watch the video and reflect on whether Steve’s practice matches your own or whether you might find his tips useful should you start using Twitter.

Write some notes or a blog post about your reflections.

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