Texas State University-San Marcos

Type-a-Day: Achieving Continuous Engagement with Graduate Students used to 140 Characters

Reading and writing has changed little throughout history, and as such have been the cornerstones of academia for centuries. The recent advent and evolution of mobile computing technology has brought changes to these basic elements of communication that rival the invention of movable type printing. The influence of technology continues to change literacy – effective teaching therefore requires an adaptation to those channels by means of the same technologies.

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