Eleanor Dommett discusses how students use online forums and Twitter in undergraduate learning. She demonstrates that more students use forums than Twitter but that both tools provide support for learning outcomes aimed at increasing knowledge and understanding and key skills. Eleanor Dommett is a Senior Lecturer and the e-learning tutor for the BSc Psychology programme. She is the module convenor for a number of modules, including the core first year module Psychology and the Brain and a second year optional neuroscience module. Her primary research interest is in distractibility and its basis in the brain.
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