Year 2012, Volume 3 , Issue 2, Pages 42 - 53 2012-02-01

Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment

Ahmet Naci ÇOKLAR [1]


Taking cognizance of the transformation experienced in education technologies, the concept that comes into prominence in integration of ICTs to education process at present is web 2.0. The main philosophy of web 2.0 technologies is its contribution to content formation of users and high-level interaction between users. One of web 2.0 technologies used widely is social networking sites. In this study, educational use of Facebook, which is a social networking site, was assessed in terms of student views. To that end, 27 students were inserted to an interaction in Facebook environment as a part of a formal lesson for 2 months. The students appraised Facebook positively in aspects of dissemination of information, arousing interest, motivation, presenting interaction opportunity, whereas negatively in terms of being nested with entertainment, problem of control mechanism, excessive informational convergence. The students made suggestions about Facebook in terms of educational usage, providing teacher supervisions, introducing education in Facebook environment and including student performance in this environment into academic assessment process
Social networking sites, SNS, Facebook, Web 2.0, facelearning
Primary Language en
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Ahmet Naci ÇOKLAR

Dates

Publication Date : February 1, 2012

Bibtex @ { tojqi229370, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-6591}, address = {}, publisher = {Abdullah KUZU}, year = {2012}, volume = {3}, pages = {42 - 53}, doi = {10.17569/tojqi.98583}, title = {Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment}, key = {cite}, author = {ÇOKLAR, Ahmet Naci} }
APA ÇOKLAR, A . (2012). Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment. Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry , 3 (2) , 42-53 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tojqi/issue/21395/229370
MLA ÇOKLAR, A . "Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment". Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry 3 (2012 ): 42-53 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tojqi/issue/21395/229370>
Chicago ÇOKLAR, A . "Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment". Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry 3 (2012 ): 42-53
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ISNAD ÇOKLAR, Ahmet Naci . "Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment". Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry 3 / 2 (February 2012): 42-53 .
AMA ÇOKLAR A . Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment. TOJQI. 2012; 3(2): 42-53.
Vancouver ÇOKLAR A . Evaluations of Students on Facebook as an Educational Environment. Turkish Online Journal of Qualitative Inquiry. 2012; 3(2): 53-42.