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ERIC Number: EJ1170151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
An Analysis on the Use of Educational Social Networking Sites in the Course Activities of Geography Department Students: Edmodo Sample
Teyfur, Emine; Özkan, Adem; Teyfur, Mehmet
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v5 n12 p2341-2348 2017
The aim of this study was to examine the views of the students of Geography Department on the use of ESNS Edmodo in the course activities. Sequential explanatory design in mixed methods research designs was used in the study. This study was conducted with a total of 41 second grade students who take Europe Geography class and study in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Science and Letters, Ibrahim Çeçen University of Agri during the spring semester of 2016-2017. The study lasted a total of seven weeks, of which two weeks are pilot week and another five weeks are implementation week. Based on the findings obtained through the study, it was found that the site Edmodo is useful in computer environment, but difficulties are experienced in some of its applications in mobile applications. It was also found that Edmodo enhances interclass student-student interaction. It was observed that these results are in parallel with the studies conducted in the field.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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