A Comparative Study on Student’s Perception Towards Learning Using Social Media and Learning Management System

ADELINE ANAK ENGKAMAT, SATRIA ARJUNA BIN JULAIHI, SITI NURSARJANA BINTI MALIM, ABDUL HADI BIN ABDUL TALIP

Abstract


Nowadays, using technology in academic purpose has helped in harnessing young people's interest and engagement in classrooms. Blended learning has been realized using different platforms such as learning management system, online meeting/conference applications, two-ways audio/videos, and currently, social media has gained its popularity among educators. This study compares the students' feedback on using learning Management System (LMS) and social media in learning a theoretical subject. Pre and post questionnaires were distributed to the students to analyse their prior and current knowledge on using LMS and social media in learning activities. The analysis from the questionnaires shows that students have better knowledge and experience in using social media in real life. They also prefer to use social media in learning.

Keywords


Social Media; Learning Management System (LMS); e-Learning; Teaching and Learning; PerspectivesText


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/ICEdDE2019/33704

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