A Narrative Research Approach: The Experiences of Social Media Support in Higher Education

Narrative research is started to be used in educational context recently

Alev Elçi; Begüm Çubukçuoğlu Devran

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • Narrative research is started to be used in educational context recently
  • This article focuses on a discussion of the reasons for choosing narrative research approach in discovering the experiences of social media usage in higher education
  • The preliminary information of ongoing study is provided. The authors use this method to convey their experiences about using social media for supporting their teaching and learning outside the classroom
  • The increasing trend in social media usage among new generations is being used as an advantage to interact and communicate with students in ‘their way’
  • C., Meek, J., Wellens, J., Hooley, T.: Facebook, social integration and informal learning at university: “It is more for socialising and talking to friends about work than for doing work”

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