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  • 1. Leveraging Online Social Networks For Effective Collaborative Learning - A Students’ PerspectiveBy :Mohamed Firdhous, Junriana, Shahril Budiman,Raja Abumanshur Matridi, Mohd Amar Aziz,Izaan Shazwan bin Sharif, Noor Hadzlida Ayob College of Social and Political Sciences
  • 2. PRESENTATION OUTLINE News Feed Literature Review Research Methodology Demographics Results Findings ConclusionLeveraging Online Social Networks For Effective Collaborative Learning- A Students’ Perspective | ICOIS 2013
  • 3. OUTLINE NEWS FEED... Every nature human beings like to live in groups rather than individuals in almost every aspect of life HUMAN BEING ⇒ SOCIAL GROUPS ⇒ HUMAN LIVES
  • 4. WELCOME TO Firdhous - Moratuwa UniversitySOCIAL GROUPING HASUNDERGONE AREVOLUTIONARYCHANGE WITHINTRODUCTON OFONLINE SOCIALNETWORKS
  • 5. Literature reviewOnline social networks have become very popular among usersespecially students in the recent past(Hamat, 2012)Trends of using social networks by college students basically forcommunication and entertainment(Sponcil & Gitimu, 2013)Facebook is the one of the most popular SN students accessedafterward, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Blogs & LinkedInBeck and Scheel (2011), defined Virtual communication throughsocial networks and media is successful model of e-learningstrategicInnovative model of learning reach by improving knowledge andinformation by online collaboration (Giani, 2010), WhereasBlumcke and Paas (2011) ) have studied the use of interactivesocial media for informal learning and empowerment though theuse of ISABEL an EU project implemented for promoting lifelonglearning
  • 6. Literature reviewOnline social networks have become very popular among usersespecially students in the recent past(Hamat, 2012)Trends of using social networks by college students basically forcommunication and entertainment(Sponcil & Gitimu, 2013)Facebook is the one of the most popular SN students accessedafterward, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Blogs & LinkedInBeck and Scheel (2011), defined Virtual communication throughsocial networks and media is successful model of e-learningstrategicInnovative model of learning reach by improving knowledge andinformation by online collaboration (Giani, 2010), WhereasBlumcke and Paas (2011) ) have studied the use of interactivesocial media for informal learning and empowerment though theuse of ISABEL an EU project implemented for promoting lifelonglearning
  • 7. Literature reviewOnline social networks have become very popular among usersespecially students in the recent past(Hamat, 2012)Trends of using social networks by college students basically forcommunication and entertainment(Sponcil & Gitimu, 2013)Facebook is the one of the most popular SN students accessedafterward, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Blogs & LinkedInBeck and Scheel (2011), defined Virtual communication throughsocial networks and media is successful model of e-learningstrategicInnovative model of learning reach by improving knowledge andinformation by online collaboration (Giani, 2010), WhereasBlumcke and Paas (2011) ) have studied the use of interactivesocial media for informal learning and empowerment though theuse of ISABEL an EU project implemented for promoting lifelonglearning
  • 8. Literature reviewOnline social networks have become very popular among usersespecially students in the recent past(Hamat, 2012)Trends of using social networks by college students basically forcommunication and entertainment(Sponcil & Gitimu, 2013)Facebook is the one of the most popular SN students accessedafterward, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Blogs & LinkedInBeck and Scheel (2011), defined Virtual communication throughsocial networks and media is successful model of e-learningstrategicInnovative model of learning reach by improving knowledge andinformation by online collaboration (Giani, 2010), WhereasBlumcke and Paas (2011) ) have studied the use of interactivesocial media for informal learning and empowerment though theuse of ISABEL an EU project implemented for promoting lifelonglearning
  • 9. Literature reviewOnline social networks have become very popular among usersespecially students in the recent past(Hamat, 2012)Trends of using social networks by college students basically forcommunication and entertainment(Sponcil & Gitimu, 2013)Facebook is the one of the most popular SN students accessedafterward, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Blogs & LinkedInBeck and Scheel (2011), defined Virtual communication throughsocial networks and media is successful model of e-learningstrategicInnovative model of learning reach by improving knowledge andinformation by online collaboration (Giani, 2010), WhereasBlumcke and Paas (2011) ) have studied the use of interactivesocial media for informal learning and empowerment though theuse of ISABEL an EU project implemented for promoting lifelonglearning
  • 10. Literature reviewOnline social networks have become very popular among usersespecially students in the recent past(Hamat, 2012)Trends of using social networks by college students basically forcommunication and entertainment(Sponcil & Gitimu, 2013)Facebook is the one of the most popular SN students accessedafterward, YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, Blogs & LinkedInBeck and Scheel (2011), defined Virtual communication throughsocial networks and media is successful model of e-learningstrategicInnovative model of learning reach by improving knowledge andinformation using online collaboration (Giani, 2010), WhereasBlumcke and Paas (2011) ) have studied the use of interactivesocial media for informal learning and empowerment though theuse of ISABEL an EU project implemented for promoting lifelonglearning
  • 11. @Research Place#Universiti Utara Malaysia@Methodology#Quantitative with Descriptive analysis#Questionnaires were answered immediately, whileresearchers waiting to ensure questionnairesadministered were answers and returned#Emphasizes on Behavioral Patterns@Sample#Students are pursuing Undergraduate + Post Graduatedegree#Total Sample Size 131#Convenience Sampling
  • 12. DEMOGRAPHICS PERSONAL EDUCATION BACKGROUND EMPLOYMENT STATUS INFORMATION Program being followed Status 41.22 58.78 Undergraduate % 8.40% % Employe PostGraduate d, 26.72 Diploma % 39.69% 50.38% Masters Not Employe GENDER PhD 1.53% d, 73.28 % Age Highest Qualification 1% Type 3% 1% 8.40% 10.69% High School < 20 STPM 8% Part 20-25 Matriculation 26-30 Time, 3722% 24.43% GCE (A/L) 31-35 40.46% .24% 65% Diploma Full 36-40 > 40 Undergraduate Time, 62 10.69% Masters .86% 3.05% 2.29%
  • 13. Reasons for Collaboration Results FindingsSocial Network Usage Preferred Method for Collaboration
  • 14. Results Findings (Cont) NO 5% Preference for Using Social Networks for Collaboration YES 95%Reasons for Using Social Networks for Collaboration Issues with Social Networks
  • 15. Conclusion University students use the advanced technologies such as internet applications, social networks and email for collaborative learning presently. Even many preferred to use social networks for collaborative learning, they also concerns about the effectiveness and issues of using social networks for the same. This study proposed to carry out more depth analysis of the data for identifying the factors that that make students to choose social networks for collaborative learning or otherwise.Leveraging Online Social Networks For Effective Collaborative Learning- A Students’ Perspective | ICOIS 2013