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Research finds Twitter app in the classroom increases involvement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A pilot study of a new technology that lets students use Twitter and text messages during and after class has found that it increases student engagement and is used more often by higher-performing students. The technology, called Hotseat, was developed by Purdue University in 2009 to increase student engagement in large […]

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Twitter tool shows hot tweets when people meet

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The first Twitter tool that ranks the popularity of individual messages plans to make the backchannel conversations at conferences and meetings more interesting. Need4Feed, a new Twitter tool developed at Purdue University, ranks Twitter messages in several ways, allowing users to see what is being said outside of the meeting rooms […]

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Purdue students find ways to utilize Web 2.0 in K-16 classrooms

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Teams of Purdue University students have created an online teacher resource for utilizing Web 2.0 technologies like Facebook, Google Docs, Flickr and Twitter in K-16 classrooms. Timothy Newby, professor of educational technology, charged the students of the “Introduction to Educational Technology and Computing” class with investigating 34 different Web 2.0 technologies […]

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