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The application of using social networking Sites with available online tools for teaching and learning management

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1 Author(s)
Treepuech, W. ; Fac. of Inf. Technol., Rangsit Univ., Pathumthani, Thailand

Social networking sites (SNSs) have been gaining popularity and influence in everyday. The application of using SNSs in an education field is likely to provide more benefits to teacher and student. Especially when used in the teaching and learning management. Therefore, the author who works in the educational career has decided to write this article to offer guidelines about the application of using SNSs with available online tools for teaching and learning management. The author made a comparison of SNSs: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Schoology in various features that related to the use and application for teaching and learning management. Application of using SNSs with available online tools: YouTube, Skype, Dropbox, Google Docs, and Google Calendar to assist in teaching and learning management are presented in this article. From the information that the author provides, the author has commented. The applying of Schoology that designed for “especially when used in the teaching and learning management is suitable to work together with online tools and can support the teaching and learning management more perfectly.” Moreover, if using the popular SNSs such as Facebook and Google Plus for helping to publicize information that related with teaching and learning management, it allows easy access to the user.

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IT in Medicine and Education (ITME), 2011 International Symposium on  (Volume:1 )

Date of Conference:

9-11 Dec. 2011