SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HIGHER EDUCATION FROM STUDENTS' PERSPECTIVES


Celik I.

7th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), Barcelona, İspanya, 6 - 08 Temmuz 2015, ss.6676-6682 identifier

  • Basıldığı Şehir: Barcelona
  • Basıldığı Ülke: İspanya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.6676-6682

Özet

Social media has received a worldwide adoption over the last decade for various purposes from communication to exchange of ideas, marketing, networking, following news or celebrities, and even to utilization as a trigger for social movements. Hence, the potential use of this medium for education needs exploration. This study presents Turkish higher education students' current practices and perceptions towards social media, and its potential use for learning in higher education. An online survey was administered to undergraduate students in order to discover their perceptions, awareness and concerns and to investigate their current tendencies, beliefs and opinions regarding social media use and education amalgamation.