THE APPRAISAL OF THE USE OF SOCIAL NETWORK PLATFORM FACEBOOK AS A SUPPORTIVE LEARNING TOOL FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND, AS A COLLABORATIVE EXPERIENCE FOR THE TURKISH STUDENTS
Marmara University (TURKEY)
About this paper:
Appears in: INTED2009 Proceedings
Publication year: 2009
Conference name: 3rd International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 9-11 March, 2009
Location: Valencia, Spain
Abstract:This study is aiming to present if the present education and training of ICT-Information and Communication Technologies- in Turkish Universities reach their goals or not by comparing users who are in social network platforms. On this regards the study will focus on Facebook platform on the appraisal of the entertaining and the learning environment in Facebook as a support tool. Therefore, one measure to counter the difficulties to transfer ICT learning to daily matter obtains some problems and to see the solving of it could be in web based environment. Information literacy rate among university student is not sufficient enough. Social networks like the Facebook has attracted popular interest which could increase the number of people who are information literate.
Keywords: information literacy, social network, web 2, 0, ict, facebook.