You might remember various Technology in Higher Education posts exploring:
“Creepy Treehouse”? Friending Your Professors or Students
New Technology and Academic Research
Who do you trust? Google and information gathering
What Tools Do You Use?
Should we not leave Twitter out as a tool for a new generation of academic conversation? A brief piece from The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on how Ed Techie, an education blogger, finds On Twitter, Academic Debates Fall Short. Note: Comments on the The Chronicle of Higher Education post, include suggestions for sharpening the use of Twitter for such excercises. Read all about it (and more) on Ed Techie’s blog.
What do you think of Twitter as a tool for educational conversation AND creating virality in education? Something you’d be interested in trying w/ESN?