PEDAGOGICAL USE OF FACEBOOK TO TEACH SPANISH TO FOREIGNERS
Universidad de Colima (MEXICO)
About this paper:
Appears in: ICERI2013 Proceedings
Publication year: 2013
Conference name: 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 18-20 November, 2013
Location: Seville, Spain
Abstract:Nowadays, education is being watched from the side of technology. To talk about technology in education is an enormous field in research. However, there is a specific part that is revolutionizing education in all levels, this part are social network. Social network is changing the way to teach and the way to learn because those are growing up in a fast way and are connecting people getting them closer. For that reason, this research part from the interest to provide alternatives that help students to take advantage to offer those tools, social networks. That is the principal objective of “Pedagogical use of Facebook to teach Spanish to foreigners”. This research project is focusing on the social network Facebook because actually it is the most use for the students, and it has the majority of users than the others. The principal proposal of this project is to design activities to present them to the teacher could use in classes and the students take advantage to learn through the different alternatives that this tool offer to their users. The proposed activities are design to students could develop the four skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. In this way, students could learn in their free times and in a reliable environment.
Keywords: Education, technology, social network, Facebook.