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ERIC Number: EJ1103728
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2333-4851
Health Education in the Twitosphere: Will You Follow?
Fettrow, Elizabeth A.
Journal of Health Education Teaching, v7 n1 p15-22 2016
Data concerning the prevalence of adult internet and social networking use confirm that Twitter use among adults ages 18-29 years old is greater than any other adult age group. The purpose of this article is to describe how the popular social media platform Twitter can be used as an electronic library, specifically a means of organizing and storing health-related information for professional use. Additionally, this article will outline the processes and procedures of an assignment incorporating Twitter, explain how the assignment was integrated into health education teacher education, and how it can be adapted to suit the needs of other target groups.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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