EMPOWERING GOOGLE, YOUTUBE, AND FACEBOOK (GUF) IN THE TEACHER EDUCATION CLASSROOM
Mahasarakham University (THAILAND)
About this paper:
Appears in: INTED2014 Proceedings
Publication year: 2014
Conference name: 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 10-12 March, 2014
Location: Valencia, Spain
Abstract:The age of information and communication technology is now revolved to educational paradigm, especially creation of electronic instructional materials and social networking had been introduced into diverse classroom by various kinds of learning channels. This study employ GUF in which referred to Google, Youtube, and Facebook, are suggested for instructional strategy when it occurs at home and schooling relied on modern classroom. The purpose of this study aims to empower GUF in the teacher education classroom, 35 preservice teachers enrolled course principles and philosophy of education course. Data were collected through descriptive explanation about instructional strategy and learning satisfaction to GUF. They enjoyed classroom activities, learn to use of examples from a variety of learning materials, and imply ICT for learning and discussing with role of philosophy of education in teacher education program. Results and suggestion of the study will be noted for future use in teacher preparation program.
Keywords: Empowering, Facebook, instructional materials, instructional strategy, Google, preservice teacher, social networking, teacher preparation, Youtube.