Beyond the Classroom Walls: Role of Social Media in Information Transfer

Leeladharan, M and Sudalai, S Beyond the Classroom Walls: Role of Social Media in Information Transfer. Asia Pacific Journal of Library and Information Science, 2013, vol. 3, n. 1. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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Teaching is the creative process of imparting knowledge and skills. Data and information are required to substantiate the teaching process and the effectiveness depends on the individual’s creativity. The technological development in information sharing has created tremendous changes in education. The ability to search any specific information with less time, customized reproducibility of information, significant reduction in space requirement for carrying information and realistic audio visual form of information has grounded a strong foundation for modern education process. The arrival of social network sites which incorporate all above mentioned features has further simplified the teaching process. The present article deals with the role of social media in facilitating improved access to information.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Blogs, Education, Facebook, Internet education, Online learning, Social media, Virtual classrooms
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Leeladharan M
Date deposited: 15 Apr 2015 14:19
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 14:19
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/24925

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