Twitter as an extension of the classroom
           Lora Helvie-Mason, Southern University at New Orleans, LA
           Jennifer T. Edwards, Tarleton State University, TX
Twitter, a micro-blogging service, has the potential to function as a teaching 
tool which can bring students and professors together in real time applying 
classroom content to current events. By using such Web 2.0 technology purposefully 
and incorporating it into pedagogical design and course learning objectives, 
professors can foster a sense of community and collaboration, even in hybrid 
and online courses. This article focuses on several ways professors could utilize 
Twitter in hybrid classroom environments.

		Academic Exchange Quarterly  Spring 2010: Volume 14, Issue 1  
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