Using facebook for learning: a case study on the perception of students in higher education

Pérez Morales, María Teresa y Araiza Vázquez, María de Jesús y Doerfer, Claudia (2013) Using facebook for learning: a case study on the perception of students in higher education. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 106 (10). pp. 3259-3267. (Entregado)

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Facebook is essentially a successful online social network site, in which individuals can share information; the company was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes as a way to support the communication of Harvard University. This network was successful used within the Harvard community, and then was quickly spread out to other institutions. Site was opened to the public in 2006. Nine years later, when the company was established and it became into the most popular social network in the world, more and more users are being added every day, coming to already be millions around the world, including students in higher education. This paper shows the results of a study conducted in one a Mexican University, in order to explore the potential benefits that might have this social network in the learning process. Data were obtained by the survey was analyzed and commented upon using the SPPS program with the percentage, frequency, and mean statistical analysis techniques. The results indicated that students will benefit from this interaction tool. The potential benefits of Facebook for students are not only limited to the improvement of learning process used as a communication and a interaction tool, but also as a tool useful to help students in their professional development.

Tipo de elemento: Article
Palabras claves no controlados: Persepetion, Education, Student interaction, Learning porcess, Facebook
Divisiones: Contaduría Pública y Administración
Usuario depositante: Lic. Jesús E. Alvarado
Creadores:
CreadorEmailORCID
Pérez Morales, María TeresaNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Araiza Vázquez, María de JesúsNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Doerfer, ClaudiaNO ESPECIFICADONO ESPECIFICADO
Fecha del depósito: 20 Nov 2015 21:51
Última modificación: 20 Nov 2015 21:51
URI: http://eprints.uanl.mx/id/eprint/8166

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