Tweeting the Night Away: Enhancing Social Presence with Twitter

Thursday, November 05 | 4:55PM–5:45PM | Meeting Room 401-403
Session Type: E09 Hybrid
To be truly effective, online learning must provide opportunities for students to engage in the social process of learning. In this presentation, we will describe our use of Twitter—a Web 2.0 microblogging tool—to enhance social presence in online courses by providing a mechanism for persistent social interactions.


  • Joni Dunlap

    Associate Professor/Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado Denver
  • Patrick Lowenthal

    Professor, Boise State University