Live-tweeting or collaborative note-taking during a film, lecture, or even political debate can encourage students to engage more deeply with a text, with each other, or with a larger community. Give your students specific parameters for their tweets, for example by encouraging¬†“thick tweets, addressing specific topics or themes (e.g. races, space, gender), and responding to or retweeting their peers.

Sample Prompt for Live-tweeting H4, ENG 326, Jonathan Burton

Live-tweeting and Paper for Cowboys in Paradise, by Adeline Koh (Stockton University)