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dc.contributor.authorMaclean, Fiona
dc.contributor.authorCarin-Levy, Gail
dc.contributor.authorJones, Derek
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-29T21:41:35Z
dc.date.available2018-06-29T21:41:35Z
dc.date.issued2013-06
dc.identifierER3139
dc.identifier.citationMaclean, F., Carin-Levy, G. & Jones, D. (2013) Understanding Twitter, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, vol. 76, , pp. 295-298,
dc.identifier.issn0308-0226
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.4276/030802213X13706169933021
dc.identifier.urihttps://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/handle/20.500.12289/3139
dc.description.abstractThis opinion piece introduces, defines and considers the application of Twitter within occupational therapy research and education. It defines what this social networking tool is and examines its potential for use in occupational therapy education, its use by students and within research. It raises critical issues that the profession must address in relation to the responsible use of Twitter. This opinion piece strongly advocates for the use of Twitter, as a form of social media that needs to be better used and understood by educators, researchers and practitioners within occupational therapy.
dc.format.extent295-298
dc.publisherCollege of Occupational Therapists
dc.relation.ispartofBritish Journal of Occupational Therapy
dc.titleUnderstanding Twitter
dc.typearticle
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dc.description.volume76
dc.identifier.doihttp://10.4276/030802213X13706169933021
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