In recent years, several FSU instructors have incorporated Twitter into their classroom. The visual below represents hashtags that are currently active in the Department of English’s courses.


Referring to the chart above, the blue line represents #fsu1145‘s activity on Twitter, and the red line represents #fsuwepo‘s Twitter activity.

As part of a larger pedagogical strategy referred to as #teachwithtwitter, this teaching strategy has two goals. [1] #teachwithtwitter seeks to bridge students’ existing and developing literacies, and [2] #teachwithtwitter fosters a community of collaboration and participation both inside and outside the classroom.

Example of #teachwithtwitter

This example of a #teachwithtwitter pedagogy comes from Molly Daniel’s WEPO course. Tweets were compiled and arranged with the Storify platform.