Social networking in education of the former Soviet states

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Social networking in education of the former Soviet states

  1. 1. Social networking in education of the former Soviet states Daniyar Sapargaliyev, PhD International Academy of Business, Kazakhstan Social Media 2014 15-17 April
  2. 2. Introduction
  3. 3. The characteristic feature of post- Soviet states is the high level of adult literacy, but the low level of digital literacy.
  4. 4. Russia has more than 61.472.000 Internet users or 44% of penetration. The process of implementation social networking in education of Russia and post-Soviet states has been intense in recent years.
  5. 5. Social media faces many challenges in post-Soviet states, in particular the prohibition of international sites and services (Facebook, YouTube and Twitter).
  6. 6. Today many educational institutions have limited access to global and regional social networks, such as www.odnoklassniki.ru and www.vk.com.
  7. 7. Methodology
  8. 8. Source Description Web address Scientific electronic library eLIBRARY.RU Russia's largest information portal in the field of science, technology, medicine, and education, which contains abstracts and full text of over 14 million scientific articles and publications. www.elibrary.ru Scientific electronic library DISSERCAT.COM The largest catalog of publications in the Russian language Internet. Fund has more than 750,000 dissertation and abstracts. www.dissercat.com Russian State library RSL.RU An electronic version of the Russian State Library. This is unique collection of domestic and foreign documents. The amount of its fund exceeds 43 million items. www.rsl.ru The most popular scientific resources in Russian language We have analysed three popular scientific resources in Russian language.
  9. 9. Results
  10. 10. The use of social networks in higher education Many scientists compared Russian and international experiences in the use of social networking in higher education.
  11. 11. Pedagogical and psychological aspects of using social media The use of social networks as a tool for development the intercultural communicative competence of students.
  12. 12. Social networks in teacher professional development It is need to develop technological tools for teacher development in educational social networks.
  13. 13. Problems and opportunities of using social media in education Social networking site is a good tool for interaction, collaboration, dissemination of ideas in the professional educational communities.
  14. 14. Conclusion
  15. 15. Further study of using social networks in higher education helps to better understand the educational possibilities for teachers and students. The main function of social media in universities is spread of open educational resources.
  16. 16. Thank you for your attention! Daniyar Sapargaliyev, PhD International Academy of Business, Kazakhstan daniyar.sapargaliyev@iab.kz dsapargalieff@gmail.com

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