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Huay Lit Woo
National Institute of Education
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#1Qiyun Wang (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 15
#2Huay Lit Woo (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 4
Last.Choon Lang Quek (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 9
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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...
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#1Qiyun Wang (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 15
#2Huay Lit WooH-Index: 4
Last.Choon Lang QuekH-Index: 9
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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...
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#1Qiyun Wang (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 15
#2Huay Lit Woo (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 4
Last.Mei Liu (LYU: Linyi University)H-Index: 1
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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...
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#1Yuqin Yang (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 2
#2Qiyun Wang (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 15
Last.Choon Lang Quek (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 9
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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...
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#1Qiyun Wang (NTU: Nanyang Technological University)H-Index: 15
#2Huay Lit Woo (NTU: Nanyang Technological University)H-Index: 4
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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