Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

9-2015

Abstract

Social media are dramatically changing the way welive and make social relationships with others. While students areso immersed in social media in their daily life, social mediaadoption in classroom has been slow. Educators who wish toexperiment with social media for CSCL struggle to find ways toincorporate the expected benefits and advantages of social mediato teaching lessons. This paper reports on the experiences ofusing social media for a business case simulation activity in ahigher learning context. Drawing on a qualitative feedback andsocial media log data of 27 teams of 135 undergraduate students,this paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of socialmedia as a CSCL tool in classroom, especially

Keywords

computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL), social media, Facebook, Google Docs, information sharing, socialinteraction, simulation activity

Discipline

Higher Education | Social Media | Technology and Innovation

Research Areas

Corporate Communication

Publication

2015 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL): 20-24 Sept. 2015, Firenze, Italy: Proceedings

First Page

809

Last Page

814

ISBN

9781479987078

Identifier

10.1109/ICL.2015.7318132

Publisher

IEEE

City or Country

Piscataway, NJ

Copyright Owner and License

Authors

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://doi.org./10.1109/ICL.2015.7318132

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