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Perception of Stakeholders on the Use of Social Networking Tools for Classroom Instruction in School Environment: Use of Social Network Tools for Classroom Instruction

Perception of Stakeholders on the Use of Social Networking Tools for Classroom Instruction in School Environment: Use of Social Network Tools for Classroom Instruction
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Author(s): Ogunlade Bamidele Olusola (Veritas University Abuja, Nigeria), Olubusayo Victor Fakuade (University of Ibadan, Nigeria), Bamidele Olusola Ogunlade (Veritas University, Nigeria) and Omoron Josephine Akhigbe (Auchi Polytechnic, Nigeria)
Copyright: 2019
Pages: 20
Source title: Open and Social Learning in Impact Communities and Smart Territories
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Lídia Oliveira (University of Aveiro, Portugal) and Ana Luísa Rego Melro (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5867-5.ch004

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Abstract

Social networking platforms are becoming the most important tools for interaction among people, where everybody can share, exchange, comment, discuss, and create information and knowledge in a collaborative way. The aim of this chapter is to examine the perception of stakeholders on the use of social network tools for classroom instruction in school environment in Ibadan North Local Government of Oyo State. Based on literature and experiences carried out by the researcher in Ibadan metropolis, it also explores the impact of the social networking platforms applications on personal, teaching, and learning uses among secondary students, teachers, and parents. Based on these, it is recommended that, if social networking platforms are effectively used, it will develop positive attitude towards learning as well as enhancing academic achievement among secondary school students.

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