Engaging Learners In The 21st Century: Tweeting Sociology: A Dynamic Approach To Teaching & Leartning

  • Showed how he uses Twitter with classes
  • Some in room don't use Twitter because they thought it was about "gossip"
  • Students reluctant at first, but then engaged on their own with prof and each other (I am sure that process will sound familiar to my students)
  • Tries to engage students in social consciousness via tweets and retweets
  • Need to remember not everyone has smart phone or web at home. Still access issues...which is why i don't require it
  • I have had students tweet their paper thesis. must narrow down until fits 140 characters