The London School of Economics and Political Sciences‘ Public Policy Group and their school’s Impact of Social Sciences blog have posted a complete guide that explains the basics on how to use Twitter as an academic/teaching/research tool:
Using Twitter in university research, teaching and impact activities:
A guide for academics and researchers
They give us in this guide an overview of the terminology used in this tool and the different styles of tweeting, along with many other hints and tips. Worth reading indeed!
Information via | The Chronicle of Higher Education