Open Science Research Excellence
@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/10000649,
  title    = {Study on Evaluating the Utilization of Social Media Tools (SMT) in Collaborative Learning Case Study: Faculty of Medicine, King Khalid University},
  author    = {Vasanthi Muniasamy and  Intisar Magboul Ejalani and  M. Anandhavalli and  K. Gauthaman },
  country   = {Saudi Arabia},
  institution={King Khalid University},
  abstract  = {Social Media (SM) is websites increasingly popular
and built to allow people to express themselves and to interact
socially with others. Most SMT are dominated by youth particularly
College students. The proliferation of popular social media tools,
which can accessed from any communication devices has become
pervasive in the lives of today’s student life. Connecting traditional
education to social media tools are a relatively new era and any
collaborative tool could be used for learning activities. This study
focuses (i) how the social media tools are useful for the learning
activities of the students of faculty of medicine in King Khalid
University (ii) whether the social media affects the collaborative
learning with interaction among students, among course instructor,
their engagement, perceived ease of use and perceived ease of
usefulness (TAM) (iii) overall, the students satisfy with this
collaborative learning through Social media.
},
    journal   = {International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering},  volume    = {9},
  number    = {1},
  year      = {2015},
  pages     = {317 - 322},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/10000649},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=97},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 97, 2015},
}