Using social networking sites for learning experiences by Indonesian university students

Achmad Fauzi Azmi, Rena Nuravianty, Tashia Indah Nastiti, Dana Indra Sensuse

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Abstract

In this work, we explore the role of Social Networking Sites (SNS) for the student practices in various characteristic of SNS use, including Conversation and Communication, User Generate Content, File Sharing and Entertainment by undergraduates and postgraduate students. The another of our main objective is to examine the effect of SNS on student learning experience. The data were gathered from the questionnaire and received 182 responses from a sample of students or alumni who are Indonesian citizens whether they are studying in Indonesia or abroad. The results of the study show most students were using Whatsapp for conversation and communication, user-generated content and file sharing and using Youtube for entertainment. These results provide the importance of SNS could be a significant supporting role in student learning experience.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages177-182
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728101354
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Jan 2019
Event10th International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018 - Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 27 Oct 201828 Oct 2018

Publication series

Name2018 International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018

Conference

Conference10th International Conference on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems, ICACSIS 2018
CountryIndonesia
CityYogyakarta
Period27/10/1828/10/18

Keywords

  • Learning experience
  • SNS
  • Social network sites
  • Student learning

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