Share Paper: Twitter + Voxer: Educators’ Complementary Uses of Multiple Social Media

  1. Jeffrey Carpenter, Elon University, United States
  2. Tim Green, California State University Fullerton, United States
Friday, March 30 10:15-10:45 AM Bell

Abstract: Social media such as Facebook and Pinterest have become sites of self-directed professional learning and networking for some educators In this paper, we describe how educators combine the use of two specific digital tools, Twitter and Voxer, for professional learning We gathered data from 240 educators via an electronic survey that was primarily focused on their professional use of Voxer However, we uncovered that almost all of the participants also engaged in professional activities via other social media In particular, almost all of the participants reported using Twitter professionally, and a number of respondents explained connections between their Voxer and ...