Earlier today, re/code reported that Twitter is working on a service that will allow users to tweet more than its current allotment of 140 characters.
The popuar social media site is also considering modifying how the 140-character limit is measured, for example, excluding links and user handles, Re/code said, citing people familiar with the service.
more at re/code
Join TTG+PARTNERS for a Twitter conversation about:
“Supporting First-Generation Students in the College Classroom”
A #ttgpchat about the experiences of students who are the first in their family to go to college with:
Associate Director, Student Programs
Center for Student Opportunity + I’m First!
Dean of School of Education, Psychology, & Interdeisciplinary Studies +
Associate Professor of Eduacation Virginia Union University.
And First Generation Student, Brenda Angulo, @Slemo5
Trinity Washington University (Washington, D.C.)
This conversation will examine the experiences and challenges facing first-generation students in college that go beyond academics.
We will explore:
How do first-generation students support one another at college?
Do first-generation students of color require different supports?
Do these students receive enough guidance from faculty, administration, and family to be academically successful?
How does the college ratings debate impact first-generation students’ experiences?
How will the new Parent PLUS Loan requirements impact first-generation students of color?
Follow the conversation on Twitter. Send in questions and comments using the hashtag #ttgpchat.