Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
In this study, we investigated the effect of using the social network site Facebook for discussions in an online course. Data were collected from concurrent offerings of an introductory educational psychology course, one using Facebook discussion boards and the other Moodle forums. We measured student perceptions of social presence and the frequency and length of their discussion interactions. Evaluation of this data indicated that there were no differences in our measures. We discuss why the potential benefits of Facebook for online teaching may not have emerged in this study and provide suggestions for further research in this area.
DeSchryver, M., Mishra, P., Koehleer, M. & Francis, A. (2009). Moodle vs. Facebook: Does using Facebook for Discussions in an Online Course Enhance Perceived Social Presence and Student Interaction?. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 329-336). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Achieving Complex Learning Outcomes Through Adoption of a Pedagogical Perspective: A Model for Computer Technology Delivered Instruction
Breshanica Bellard, University of North Texas, United States
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 5–23
Nathaniel Ostashewski, Curtin University, Australia; Doug Reid, Wayfinder Education Group, Canada; Jon Dron, Athabasca University, Canada
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 2199–2204
George Veletsianos & Cesar Navarrete, University of Texas at Austin
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan 17, 2012) pp. 144–166
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