What is Twitter?
"Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting." Quote
Who uses Twitter?
Academic, support staff and students
Why should I use Twitter?
How do I use Twitter?
- Twitter 101 is a great place to start.
- Online tutorial Twitter 101 (Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc).
- Twitter guide for online educators (onlinecolleges.net)
How do I access Twitter?
You access Twitter from your web browser visit or through an app installed on your mobile device.
You can also embed Twitter feeds into your Blackboard course by creating a Widget for your Twitter account. Visit the Blackboard support forum for instructions on how to do this.
or use search term Widget in the Twitter help site.
Support for Twitter
Twitter is not supported by ITS, please visit the Twitter support site
Individualised support using this technology in your teaching is available from the CATs (Contacts for Academic Technology). Visit this page to find out more and contact your CAT.