NOTE FOR EDITOR: Twitter As An Educational Environment


Selami AYDIN


ABSTRACT
The purpose of the study is to present a review of Twitter as an educational environment, as research is relatively new. The reviewed studies have been categorized into three sections: Ø Reasons to use Twitter, Ø Twitter as an educational environment, and Ø some drawbacks. Twitter and language teaching and learning and Twitter and libraries were subtitled under the section of Twitter as an educational environment. To conclude, current literature reflects that Twitter has a positive impact on education, while there has been a very serious lack of research on Twitter as an educational environment. Finally, the study ends with practical recommendations for researchers and educators.


KEYWORDS: Twitter, Education, Educational Environment.

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