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Uluslararası Online Eğitim Bilimleri Dergisi

Yıl 2012 , Cilt 4 , Sayı 3

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Online social networking: a synergy for learning

Yazar kurumları :
Near East University, Faculty of Education, North Cyprus, Mersin 10 Turkey1
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Online communication tools and social networking create an atmosphere of sharing, exchanging ideas and information among people, provide adult learners with motivation for learning, and a guide for further learning experiences. The present research has undertaken a case study approach in order to evaluate the impact of online communication tools on developing social networking. In other words, the present research aimed to investigate the perceptions and experiences of 37 pre-service teachers, who were enrolled in a master degree program and actively engaged with social networking through online communication for enhancing productive learning. Thus, self-reports and focus groups were employed as data collection methods. The data were analyzed through thematic analysis regarding themes about social networking, online communication within the frame of social networking wheel, and cultural historical activity theory. The results revealed that online communication tools created an environment of developing socialisation and communication. Networking skills have been found to provide motivation and synergy for learning.

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