Using TAM Model To Measure The Use Of Social Media For Collaborative Learning

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Volume-5 Number-2                       
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Waleed Mugaheed Al-Rahimi , Mohd Shahizan Othman , Mahdi Alhaji Musa

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Waleed Mugaheed Al-Rahimi , Mohd Shahizan Othman , Mahdi Alhaji Musa. "Using TAM Model To Measure The Use Of Social Media For Collaborative Learning". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V5(2):90-95 Nov 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

Abstract

The social media have all generations of Internet users, becoming a prominent communications tool and found to be facilitating teaching and learning by collaborative learning, the part of sharing and collaborating activities among students and between students and the lecturers appear to be very important. From this point, social media appear very helpful in building academic groups to achieve better academic performance of students. It is then, the purpose of this study to provide a better understanding of how students are investing their skills in using their social media for collaborative learning and to examine factors affecting their use through theory of technology accept model (TAM) to improve collaborative learning that will improve the students' academic performance among students in University Technology Malaysia . the result in this study found that university students needs to take a more interactive role in creating a collaborative learning environment and constructing “communities of practice” among students with peers and , faculty, rather than just wasting time.

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