The role of Social Networking Sites in e-learning

@article{Li2012TheRO,
  title={The role of Social Networking Sites in e-learning},
  author={Xiaosong Li and Kathiravelu Ganeshan and Guorong Xu},
  journal={2012 Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-6}
}
This paper explores the role of Social Networking Sites (SNS) in e-learning by investigating the attitudes, behaviors, knowledge and views of computing students towards the use of SNS in e-learning. Data was collected from an online survey and interviews, and analyzed to discover the practices, tendencies and the current status of the use of SNS in e-learning as well as how these can be improved. Major factors that facilitate the usage of SNS in e-learning were identified as collaboration… CONTINUE READING