Study on Evaluating the Utilization of Social Media Tools (SMT) in Collaborative Learning Case Study: Faculty of Medicine, King Khalid University

Vasanthi, Muniasamy and Intisar Magboul, Ejalan and Anandhavalli, M. and Gauthaman, k (2015) Study on Evaluating the Utilization of Social Media Tools (SMT) in Collaborative Learning Case Study: Faculty of Medicine, King Khalid University. International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, 9 (1). pp. 317-322.

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Abstract

Abstract—Social Media (SM) is websites increasingly popular and built to allow people to express themselves and to interact socially with others. Most SMT are dominated by youth particularly College students. The proliferation of popular social media tools, which can accessed from any communication devices has become pervasive in the lives of today’s student life. Connecting traditional education to social media tools are a relatively new era and any collaborative tool could be used for learning activities. This study focuses (i) how the social media tools are useful for the learning activities of the students of faculty of medicine in King Khalid University (ii) whether the social media affects the collaborative learning with interaction among students, among course instructor, their engagement, perceived ease of use and perceived ease of usefulness (TAM) (iii) overall, the students satisfy with this collaborative learning through Social media.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Pharmaceutical Sciences
Divisions: College of Pharmacy > Pharmacy
Depositing User: GAUTHAMAN Karunakaran
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 09:14
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 09:14
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/482

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