By JEFFREY R. YOUNG, April 10, 2009; The Chronicle of Higher Education
On the microblogging service, professors and administrators find work tips and new ways to monitor the world
Twitter is quickly becoming a global faculty lounge. Sure, it’s easy to waste a lot of time on the Internet-based microblogging service reading mundane details about people’s days. But you can also pick up some great higher-education gossip, track down colleagues to collaborate with, or get advice on how to improve your teaching or research.