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‘Reassembled resemblings’ of teachers’ learning...: Ingenta Connect. Some teachers claim Twitter has become a useful source for their professional development and learning.

‘Reassembled resemblings’ of teachers’ learning...: Ingenta Connect

As a social media platform, Twitter constitutes a heterogeneous ensemble of humans and things. However, research has yet to allow the nonhuman participants in Twitter to speak for themselves, reveal what they do and present the webs of relations that they enact. I offer here an approach to address that issue by drawing upon actor-network theory and interviewing objects, whilst evoking the spirit of the Parisian flâneur.

I begin by untangling a tweet to identify each of the human and nonhuman actors, what they do and how they assist in performing teachers’ learning activities. I then ‘Gather Anecdotes’ describing how two other heuristics – ‘Following the Actors’ and ‘Studying Breakdowns’ – were appropriate for this study, how they were deployed, what fresh knowledge they produced and how a new research avenue was opened. No Reference information available - sign in for access. Has Twitter transformed the PhD experience? Just a few weeks after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the platform’s first tweet in March 2006, the social media network gained its first PhD student.

Has Twitter transformed the PhD experience?

Indiana University computer science student Andrew Keep (@andykeep), now a software engineer at Cisco, is listed among the first 100 people to have signed up to the fledgling site, which now has 320 million monthly users. Dr Keep is still an occasional tweeter, broadcasting his thoughts on everything from home baking and everyday irritations to computer coding formulas, much like the hundreds of thousands of PhD students to have embraced the medium since then. But some advocates of Twitter, which celebrates its 10th anniversary on 21 March, believe its influence on PhD candidates has been more profound than just providing a way for them to let off steam or catch up with friends.

For many, Twitter has transformed the PhD experience altogether, they claim. FE Bloggers. Linoit for Collaborative Learning. Twitter Archiver - Save Tweets in a Google Spreadsheet Automatically. Social media analytics: analysis and visualisation of news diffusion using NodeXL. Social media network Analysis: Further visualisation. Publications – George Veletsianos, PhD. Books Veletsianos, G. (2020).

Publications – George Veletsianos, PhD

Learning Online: The Student Experience. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. Veletsianos, G. (2016). Social Media in Academia: Networked Scholars. Edited Books Veletsianos, G. (2016). Veletsianos, G. (2013). Veletsianos, G. (2010). Journal Articles & Book Chapters Childs, E., Axe. Veletsianos, G. & Houlden, S., (2019). Veletsianos, G., Johnson, N., Belikov, O. (2019).

Houlden, S., & Veletsianos, G. (2019). Veletsianos, G., Houlden, S., Hodson, J., Gosse, C. (2018). Hodson, J., Gosse, C., Veletsianos, G., Houlden, S. (2018). Veletsianos, G., Kimmons, R., Belikov, O., Johnson, N. (2018). Latest Tweets / Twitter. Social media and student performance: the moderating role of ICT knowledge. TAGS – Twitter Archiving Google Sheet. A Beginner’s Guide to Mastodon. Women abused on Twitter every 30 seconds - new study.

New research reveals the staggering level of abuse against women journalists and politicians from the UK and US on Twitter last year Largest ever study into online abuse against women 'These results back up what women have long been saying – that Twitter is endemic with racism, misogyny and homophobia' - Kate Allen 1.1 million abusive or problematic tweets were sent to women last year - an average of one every 30 seconds - Amnesty International revealed today (17 December), as it as it released a ground-breaking study into abuse against women politicians and journalists from the UK and US on Twitter.

Women abused on Twitter every 30 seconds - new study

More than 6,500 volunteers from 150 countries signed up to take part in Amnesty’s 'Troll Patrol', a unique crowdsourcing project designed to process large-scale data about online abuse. Volunteers sorted through 228,000 tweets sent to 778 women politicians and journalists in the UK and USA in 2017. Politicians included in the sample came from across the US and UK political spectrums.