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Huay Lit Woo
National Institute of Education
5Publications
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Qiyun Wang14
Estimated H-index: 14
,
Huay Lit Woo4
Estimated H-index: 4
,
Choon Lang Quek9
Estimated H-index: 9
The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceived usefulness of Facebook in education and possible ways of using Facebook for teaching and learning from the perspective of student teachers. One hundred seventy-three student teachers participated in this study. They were tasked to explore various components of Facebook and write reflections on the potential usefulness of Facebook for their subject teaching. Their reflections were analysed by following a qualitative research method. Resul...
Published on Sep 1, 2012
Qiyun Wang14
Estimated H-index: 14
(NIE: National Institute of Education),
Huay Lit Woo4
Estimated H-index: 4
,
Choon Lang Quek9
Estimated H-index: 9
Facebook is a popular social networking site, which has potential for teaching and learning. In this study, we explored different ways of using Facebook in three cases at a teacher training institute. In these cases, teachers used Facebook as an interactive learning management system to put up announcements, organize weekly sessions, and share resources with students; students used Facebook to support their collaboration in a group assignment; and students explored Facebook apps to identify pote...
Published on May 1, 2012in British Journal of Educational Technology 2.59
Qiyun Wang14
Estimated H-index: 14
(NIE: National Institute of Education),
Huay Lit Woo4
Estimated H-index: 4
(NIE: National Institute of Education)
+ 2 AuthorsMei Liu1
Estimated H-index: 1
(LYU: Linyi University)
Facebook is a popular social networking site. It, like many other new technologies, has potential for teaching and learning because of its unique built-in functions that offer pedagogical, social and technological affordances. In this study, the Facebook group was used as a learning management system (LMS) in two courses for putting up announcements, sharing resources, organizing weekly tutorials and conducting online discussions at a teacher education institute in Singapore. This study explores...
Yuqin Yang2
Estimated H-index: 2
(NIE: National Institute of Education),
Qiyun Wang14
Estimated H-index: 14
(NIE: National Institute of Education)
+ 1 AuthorsChoon Lang Quek9
Estimated H-index: 9
(NIE: National Institute of Education)
Considerable interests in exploring the affordance of Facebook for teaching and learning arise from researchers and educators. This paper reviews the existing empirical research studies on the use of Facebook for teaching and learning. Twenty one journal articles have been reviewed and most of the studies reported in the literature are descriptive and conducted in higher education settings. Results show that the use of Facebook makes a difference in the students’ affective outcomes. However, res...
Published on Mar 1, 2007in British Journal of Educational Technology 2.59
Qiyun Wang14
Estimated H-index: 14
(NTU: Nanyang Technological University),
Huay Lit Woo4
Estimated H-index: 4
(NTU: Nanyang Technological University)
The purpose of this study is to investigate the perceived differences between asynchronous online discussions and face-to-face discussions in a classroom setting. The students’ reflections were analysed by following a qualitative research approach. The results showed that atmosphere, response, efficiency, interactivity and communication were the top five themes that differ between asynchronous online and face-to-face discussions. Implications for designing asynchronous online and face-to-face di...
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