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Author Lalonde, Clint
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Abstract There is a growing interest in Personal Learning Networks (PLN) and Twitter among educators. In this phenomenological research study, seven educators were interviewed about their experiences using Twitter within a PLN to try to understand if Twitter played a unique and specific role within their PLN. While a PLN does not require Twitter, this research shows that Twitter does play a significant role in the PLN, and that there are unique characteristics of Twitter which makes it a powerful platform to connect and collaborate with a PLN.
Description Affiliation: Royal Roads University (Lalonde, Clint)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-09-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal eLearn (ELERN)
Volume Number 2012
Issue Number 9

Source: ACM Digital Library