To Tweet or Not to Tweet, That Is the Question
David M. Becker
Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law
September 13, 2012
Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09-02
Twitter and tweets are now the rage among people in the world of sports, entertainment, media, government, and lately academia as well. They have even entered the world of law schools and law professors. This essay examines how twitter and tweets are being used by law teachers and whether it is wise to tweet at all. More specifically, this essay critically examines the risks and dangers inherent in twitter use and, further, whether it is the most effective, efficient, and desirable form of pedagogic communication between law teachers and their students.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 26
Keywords: tweet, twitter, social networks, education, legal educationworking papers series
Date posted: September 14, 2012
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