Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice

  title={Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice},
  author={Christine Greenhow and B. Gleason},
  journal={The Educational Forum},
  pages={464 - 478}
  • Christine Greenhow, B. Gleason
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • The Educational Forum
  • Abstract This article defines Twitter tm ; outlines the features, affordances, and common uses; and conceptualizes “tweeting” as a literacy practice, comprising both traditional and new literacies, and impacting both informal and formal learning settings. Also provided is an overview of traditional and new literacies, and insights from a scan of the research literature to date on tweeting as a literacy practice. The authors outline areas for inquiry and the challenges to conducting such… CONTINUE READING
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