Text Messaging and Implications for its use in Education

@inproceedings{Tomita2009TextMA,
  title={Text Messaging and Implications for its use in Education},
  author={Dean K. Tomita},
  year={2009}
}
In schools across the country, digital natives born after 1980 seamlessly integrate technology into many aspects of their lives. This researcher investigated one particular method of communication referred to as text-messaging, and focused on Twitter, a relatively new form of text-messaging called microblogging, and its implications for education. Do tools like Twitter affect a student's ability to read and write? How do tools like Twitter support the formation of communities of practice? Is… CONTINUE READING

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