High School Students’ Learning Activities Through Social Networks: A Qualitative Inquiry

Muhammet Fatih ALKAN, Salih BARDAKCI

Abstract


This study describes the secondary school students’ online social network activities as a natural learning environment. Accordingly, the opinions of nine high school students were collected via a semi-structured interview form, which was developed by the researchers, and content analysis was performed on the data. According to the results, the students learn most by asking their friends and teachers on social network sites. They enhance their language skills most within these media – mostly English. In terms of the courses, they use these media in order to do their homework/projects and study for the exams.

Keywords


online social network; high school student; learning activities; online learning community

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