Alternative online learning using social media as a panacea

Perguna, Luhung Achmad and Apriyanti, Netty and Kurniasih, Dedeh (2021) Alternative online learning using social media as a panacea. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 16 (7). pp. 257-265. ISSN 1863-0383, DOI

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Due to the pandemic crisis, online learning and teaching have become a new normal activity. This study explores a popular and flexible learning media for students in areas with low internet penetration. This paper presents alternative learning using social media and the difference between before and during the crisis. This article has found a change in social media usage as a communication and socialization medium to a learning medium. The three learning methods of social media usage are as follows: question and answer; questioning, and collecting assignments. Social media was chosen because of its popularity and flexibility for both lecturers and students. The aspects of accessibility (cost and connectivity) are a challenge in the development of online learning. Social media is proven to be effective and efficient in conveying messages and to achieve learning objectives.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social media; Online learning; Accessibility; Crisis; Difference
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Ms Zaharah Ramly
Date Deposited: 09 May 2022 06:40
Last Modified: 09 May 2022 06:40

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