The Role of Social Media and the Opportunities of Their Application in Higher Education for Encouraging Effective Communications and Socialization
KNOWLEDGE – International Journal, Vol.19.1, September, 2017
4 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Date Written: September 29, 2017
The paper presents a discussion on the role and the importance of social media in the system of higher education in terms of the opportunities for improvements in communications and interactions between the parties involved in training (teachers, students, university staff, employers, experts, etc.). Advantages and disadvantages of the social networks are analyzed in creating a customized learning environment. Furthermore, the study makes some implications on the issue of socialization and future developments in connection to the new realities of the contemporary digitalizing world.
Keywords: higher education, social networks, communication, socialization
JEL Classification: I20
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