A Study on the Role of Facebook in E-Learning

Sana Khan, Sheikh Tahir Bakhsh
2015 International Journal of Education and Management Engineering  
This study basically investigates the current motivation to use Facebook as a supportive tool for e-learning in a higher education institute of Pakistan. Faculty interviews are conducted to collect the opinions about Facebook as learning and teaching tool. Also statistics on a subject based Facebook page and a group designed for undergraduate students are presented. It has been concluded that Facebook can play its role to facilitate elearning as more than a social networking website. It is
more » ... sed that participation and engagement of students on Facebook page and group is quite optimistic to use it as a supportive tool in future. Results can also help learners and teachers to understand the importance and effects of using social networking website for e-learning.
doi:10.5815/ijeme.2015.05.01 fatcat:4qjd6fpsajalveuhugdqkpolkm