Using Twitter in University Research, Teaching and Impact Activities

How is twitter relevant to universities and academia? Can anything of academic value ever be said in just 140 characters?

Amy Mollett, Danielle Moran and Patrick Dunleavy published “Using Twitter in University Research, Teaching and Impact Activities: A guide for Academics and Researchers” through the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Read their guide to find the answers to these questions, to see how you can get started on Twitter and to discover how Twitter can be used as a resource for research, teaching and impact activities.

Twitter is a form of free micro-blogging which allows users to send and receive short public messages called tweets. Tweets are limited to no more than 140 characters, and can include links to blogs, web pages, images, videos and all other material online. You can start tweeting in 10 minutes, anytime, from your computer, smart phone or tablet.

By following other people and sources you are able to build up an instant, personalized Twitter feed that meets your full range of interests, both academic and personal. Thousands of academics and researchers at all levels of experience and across all disciplines already use Twitter daily, alongside more than 200 million other users.

Get started on Twitter today! Click here.

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