办事指南

Pass, retweet or fail whale? Teacher tweets tell tales

点击量:   时间:2017-06-23 07:01:12

By Paul Marks STUDENTS who “tweet” during class might not be ignoring the lecturers’ untold wisdom – they might be assessing the quality of the teaching. The micro-blogging website Twitter turns out to be a useful, hassle-free way for academic institutions to gather course data as a term progresses. Stefan Stieger and Christoph Burger at the University of Vienna in Austria wondered whether there was a better way to assess teaching quality than end-of-term polls. So they recruited 26 students and polled their views weekly via tweets,