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Social networking site endorses both collaboration and active learning. These sites build up engagement between tutors and students and involve them providing greater opportunities for communication between administrators and teachers. Thus there are a lot of educational benefits in these sites Social Networking sites are taking its new phase and they are widening opportunities that it may be open to everyone across the globe for the use of education. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Educational Benefits of Social Networking Sites (1)


1
Educational Benefits of Social Networking Sites
  • Today, technology provides a lot of opportunities
    for education that can be accessed by everyone
    around the globe.
  • The educational field has completely transformed
    ever since the Internet and technology are
    included in the equation.
  • The University of Minnesota had a research on
    social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook
    and found that the social networking sites have a
    great impact for educational growth for students
    in high school.

2
Social Networking Websites That Have Effective
Educational Benefits
  • EDMODO Edmodo is the largest social networking
    website used mainly for education purposes. As
    per the survey, more than 13 million people are
    using this website effectively.
  • ENGLISH BABY Teaching conversational English is
    the main objective of the English Baby website.
    The analysis showed that nearly 1.5 million
    people across the globe are using this website
    and famous among chinese people
  • LIVEMOCHA Livemocha is a social networking
    website used to teach various languages to the
    website users.The website consists of a
    collection of course material available in more
    than 38 different languages.

3
Social Networking Websites That Have Effective
Educational Benefits
  • ACADMIA.EDU Acadmia.edu is a science-related
    website built especially for scientists and the
    respective college students. It is a platform
    mainly for academic researchers and aficionados
    to share research materials and research papers
    to other website users.
  • COURSE CRACKER Course Cracker is a network that
    enables students, teachers and parents to connect
    with each other resulting in the refinement of
    the learning process.This website allows the
    users to post their course material, quizzes,
    assignments and other sources related to
    education and also give them permission to access
    the posted content.
  • STUDENTS CIRCLE NETWORK Social circle network is
    one among the latest editions of the club of
    social networking sites, consists of different
    course materials in the field of science,
    business, engineering, computing and humanities.

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Social Networking Websites That Have Effective
Educational Benefits
  • 9TH PERIOD The main focus of this website is on
    web applications and online tools.This website
    allows users who have similar interest to
    interact with each other without any
    discrepancies.
  • THE SYNAPSE This website mainly concentrates on
    biology students, tutors and researchers all over
    the globe. This website acts as a great source of
    the latest happenings and development in biology,
    generally built on the Ning platform.
  • THE MOLECULAR FORCES It is another website
    built on the Ning platform, focuses on physics
    and chemistry students, teachers and researchers.
    Teachers can able to distribute their study
    materials and learning approaches in this
    website. The website also acts as a great
    platform for sharing and asking questions about
    new ideas.

5
By Using Social Networking Sites, Students Get
The Following Benefits
  • Improvement of communication skills
  • Improvement of technology skills
  • Increase in the exposure of diverse views
  • Develop a positive image
  • Increase the engagement of learning

6
Conclusion
  • Despite promoting education among students,
    social networking sites also help them for
    successful employment.
  • Students who enter into the workforce can able to
    use social networking sites to network and thus
    find employment too.
  • Thus, social networking sites not only play a
    vital role in connecting people but also play an
    escalating role in education.

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