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Social network sites (SNS) utilization in learning landscape - systematic literature review

Zulkanain, N. A. and Miskon, S. and Syed Abdullah, N. and Mat Ali, N. and Bahari, M. (2019) Social network sites (SNS) utilization in learning landscape - systematic literature review. In: International Conference of Reliable Information and Communication Technology IRICT 2018: Recent Trends in Data Science and Soft Computing, 23-24 Jun 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99007-1_89


Social network sites (SNS) have been widely used around the world to facilitate communication and engagement in the education landscape. The availability of various SNS types and their different functions have provided instructors and students with options in adding value to their learning process. However, there still lack of guidance on how to choose and strategize SNS utilization in learning. This paper explores SNS utilization by instructors and students in supporting the learning environment. The resources of the data are taken from four digital databases and analyzed using thematic analysis. The findings show the current types of SNS most used for learning purposes are Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp. The main uses of these SNS are identified as being for communication, collaboration, sharing information, enhancing learning and social connection.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:social network sites, education, thematic analysis
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
ID Code:90145
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Mar 2021 14:00
Last Modified:29 Mar 2021 14:00

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