ERIC Number: EJ1144115
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Students' Perceptions of a Twitter-Based Assignment in a Graduate-Level Instructional Technology Course
Nygard, Shanda; Day, Micah; Fricke, Gretchen; Knowlton, Dave S.
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v15 n4 p1-14 2014
This article examines Twitter as an innovation to enhance student learning within an online graduate-level course. Specifically, this article includes 3 narratives from students who were charged with using Twitter as a medium for sharing photographs and accompanying analysis. Within each narrative, students' experiences and opinions are explicated. This article concludes that professors should consider the strains of new media-based interactions and the relationship between media and method.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Graduate Students, Educational Innovation, Photography, Information Dissemination, Social Media, Web 2.0 Technologies, Student Experience, Assignments, Mass Media Use, Personal Narratives, Student Research, Interaction, Computer Mediated Communication
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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