Post Graduate Students’ Attitude Towards Adopting Facebook as An E-Learning Platform

  • K Thiyagu Assistant Professor, Dr. Sivanthi Aditanar College of Education, Tiruchendur
Keywords: e-learning, Attitude, Facebook, Post graduate students etc

Abstract

The use of social networking services like Facebook, orkut etc in education has been shown to benefit education a number of ways by supporting social learning, constructivist teaching practices, authentic instruction, student centered learning, and on demand access to learning. The main aim of the study is “Attitude towards adopting Facebook as an e-learning platform among the post graduate students”. The investigator used a survey method for doing this research. The investigator used the self prepared questionnaire for collecting the data. The investigator has collected 250 samples in Tirunelveli District, Tamilnadu using random sampling technique. The investigator has used percentage analysis, t-test and chi-square test for analyzing the data. The findings of the study were there is no significant difference in the mean scores of attitudes towards adopting Facebook as an e-learning platform among the postgraduate students with respect to their Gender, Course of Study and Year of studying. There is no significant difference in the mean scores of attitudes towards adopting Facebook as an e-learning platform among the postgraduate students with respect to their staying location.

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2014-03-29
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Thiyagu, K. (2014). Post Graduate Students’ Attitude Towards Adopting Facebook as An E-Learning Platform. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2(2), 8-18. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2850
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