Educational Technology/Social Networking
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Social networking services are platforms to build relationships among people who, share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.
Pros[edit | edit source]
- Provides a social presence and opportunity for engagement based on the Community of Inquiry learning model.
Cons[edit | edit source]
- According to Pew Research, only Facebook is used by a majority of adult learners. Other social networking services have less than 25% penetration among this audience.
- Many adult learners are uncomfortable mixing their work, personal, and educational social networks.