Immersion of Social Media in learning


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Technology has a very big role now in our society as pandemic is being happened. Technologies helps us to be still educated even in the midst of this pandemic. Technologies helps us to our job even we’re in our own house. Technologies is one of the important things that we need in the middle of the suffering of our world in the middle of our suffer. Most of us uses technologies and media’s to be still educated, to earn money for our family.

When it comes to social media, schools tend to adopt different positions. It’s a general consensus that they’re useful when it comes to sharing information or organizing the school tasks. And at the same time, the social networking is blamed for the lack of attention in students during classes.

But an increasing trend of adopting social media in school is starting to show. And since students already devote a lot of time for social media and connecting with others outside school hours, why not do it during school as well?

It’s a matter of practicability, really, because it makes perfect sense to use the online universe to communicate with your students since they’re already there most of the time. There’s no need for another case study about the usage of social media in schools. You simply need to walk through the hallways of any school or colleague to see kids of all ages totally immersed in their smartphones. Browsing their news feed, sharing photos on Instagram of sending Snapchat messages has become a part of their daily routine.

Social media has been criticized a lot because of the effect it has on the way to students gaining & retaining information. It offers plentiful opportunities for interaction as well as learning. There are several reasons for using internet-based media as a positive tool for children.

Social media provide & fetch a lot of information, communicating with friends, classmates, teachers & colleagues have become an easy-fit option. Students & teachers now get connected while making better use of this platform for gaining & providing education, respectively.

It has become an invaluable tool not only for communication & marketing but also in the field of education as well. Generally, students use social media to share & get instant quick information, reviews & solutions to their problems.

Many schools & education institutions are adapting these developments into their frameworks and depending on group assets and systems to improve the life of students. The utilization of social media in education helps students, teachers, and parents for getting more valuable information while connecting with learning groups and other educational systems.

Social network sites & websites provide with lots of chances to improve their techniques of learning & teaching to students and schools, respectively. Through these networks, you can join social media modules or plugins that empower sharing and collaboration. Students can benefit themselves through online tutorial exercises through YouTube. Online courses are also offered by colleges abroad through Skype and a full cluster of assets that are shared through social communities.

Social media is a new media technology in education that can expand your point of view on different subjects and gives a highlight to the original content. It gives you an opportunity of engaging with specialists to find solutions on topics that you may need assistance.  Social media has gained plausibility as a definitive source of information. Hence, it is an excellent platform where organizations can interact with their audiences in large no’s.

The main thing about utilizing social media for learning is that you soon realize who the specialists are in various fields and subjects. When you begin following these experts, you find out more and additional help from them. This enables you to deliver incredible results.

Many schools, colleges & universities have begun the facility of interconnecting with a large no. of students through the means of social media networks, for example, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

These channels can be utilized to impart & to communicate school news, educational info, make declarations, and provide students with more valuable data. This creates involvement between the school and students, which help handle several student-related issues through the group associations.

Social media is a big part of our day-to-day life and there’s no point of keeping it away from the education process. School, college and university staff should be encouraged to make use of technology for student and parent communication. This could easily turn into an argumentative essay topic for college. But the benefits are obvious, starting with healthier parent-teacher relationships and all the way to permanently changing the way our children will learn.

By Roselyn Lao-ing Dao-wan

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