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Twitter as a formal and informal language learning tool: from potential to evidence

Rosell-Aguilar, Fernando (2018). Twitter as a formal and informal language learning tool: from potential to evidence. In: Rosell-Aguilar, Fernando; Beaven, Tita and Fuertes Gutierrez, Mara eds. Innovative language teaching and learning at university: integrating informal learning into formal language education. Research-publishing.net, pp. 99–106.

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Abstract

Twitter can be used as a language learning tool and this potential has been identified by a number of scholars. This chapter presents an overview of the identified potential of Twitter as a language learning tool and presents an overview of different studies carried out to provide evidence of language learning using Twitter in different contexts. It concludes that, although there is evidence of language acquisition in formal contexts, more research is needed to inform how Twitter is used in informal settings.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2018 Fernando Rosell-Aguilar
ISBN: 2-490-05709-X, 978-2-490-05709-2
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Languages and Applied Linguistics > Languages
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Languages and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 55315
Depositing User: Fernando Rosell-Aguilar
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2018 08:54
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 00:26
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/55315
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