Educational Technology/Social Networking
Social networking services are platforms to build relationships among people who, share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.
- Provides a social presence and opportunity for engagement based on the Community of Inquiry learning model.
- 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.