SOCIAL MEDIA IN EDUCATION: THE ABSENT ATTENDEE

TitleSOCIAL MEDIA IN EDUCATION: THE ABSENT ATTENDEE
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsAlabdulkareem, SA
JournalProblems of Education in the 21st Century
Volume76
Issue5
Start Page583-586
PaginationContinuous
Date PublishedOctober/2018
Type of ArticleEditorial
ISSN1822-7864
Other NumbersE-ISSN 2538-7111
KeywordsICT, learning environments, social media applications, social network
Abstract

Interaction and Information technologies have reshaped our live today, and nowadays' students and teachers have a massive use of smart phones, iPads and other portable devices; moreover, they are continually looking for cutting edge technologies. But often the use of these devices is not in ways anticipated by technology proponents. All these smart phones and other portable devices are equipped or ready for social media applications like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, Telegram, and Instagram, Snapchat, which are part of what is known as Social Web 2.0, best characterized by the notions of social interaction, content sharing, and collective intelligence.

URLhttp://oaji.net/articles/2017/457-1540319805.pdf
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