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Micro-blogging & quick discussion

This micro-blogging and link-sharing platform is a very simple yet highly versatile tool for use in teaching. Its 140-character limit means all posts need to be quick, clear and concise. See 100 ways to use Twitter in education

Desktop, mobile
Users should be aware that content they post on this site is not held on a university-owned server. If material posted here is used for formal assessment, this material should also be submitted via a university-owned platform (preferably duo). Staff should make alternative arrangements for students who have reason not to use this site.

Users should ensure that they understand who will be able to see content they post, and how to change privacy settings. Staff must adhere to the university's information security policies. Students should review the university's guidance on Online safety

Both staff and students should ensure that content posted adheres to copyright law; see the university's guidance on Copyright Licensing. Third-party materials should be referenced as they would be in traditional academic work.

Light touch: The Educational Development Unit can support Business School staff in getting started with the basics.

Polling with Twitter

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