Share Paper: Student Perceptions and Usage of Social Media Tools

  1. Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States
  2. Shawn McCombs, University of Houston, United States
Tuesday, March 8 2:45 PM-3:45 PM McGavock's B

Abstract: Social media tools have become major communication channel nowadays. This presentation will share with audiences the survey study conducted at the University of Houston about student perceptions and usage of social media tools, their attitudes and preferences towards social networking groups. The data indicate the trend of student usage of social media tools, which can be a useful reference to use social media tools as a learning resource. Their social grouping preferences could help teachers design different forums for collaborative learning.