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Study: Twitter helps students improve grades

November 19, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A new study shows that social networking platforms, such as Twitter, can increase university students' engagement in the learning process and improve their grades.In the study, published in the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, students used Twitter for various academic discussions.

Researchers said Twitter increased students' contact with instructors and with one another.