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Social media (SM) Consists two words – “social and Media”

Social media (SM) Consists two words – “social and Media”

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  1. Use of Social Media in Secondary SchoolPresented by:Bishal Kumar Bhandari, Phd Student Kathmandu University, Nepal2013 Social media (SM) • Consists two words – “social and Media” • Originally designed for college students in US (Harvard University College Student, 2004) • Later expanded to different educational settings • Worldwide 800 million subscribers • Brought changes in: -pedagogical and technological applications • Effective in Education

  2. ICT’s in Education in Nepal • ICT for instruction in school education • Master Plan includes: • ICT infrastructure; internet connectivity • Laptop for child in 26 schools; 6 districts • Developed digital learning materials for: • Nepali, Math, English and Science • Computer in 3038, and • Internet in 85 schools • But, this initiatives forgot use of SM

  3. Uses of Social Media Perception regarding Social Media • Parents- Social media interrupts children • Student- Very much essential in study • Teacher- Moderate United States Recent study shows: • 96% of student use social media & networks • 60 % use for educational subjects • 76% parent felt SM improves reading and writing • support educational activities by making: • interaction, collaboration, participation

  4. Face Book Uses • FB from school perspective • Educate students on the proper utilization • Students today demand more: • Autonomy • Connectivity • Interaction and • Socio-experiential • Involving students in achieving: • Learning tasks and • Successful transfer of knowledge • Developing positive attitude towards learning • Enables teachers for constructive teaching

  5. Analysis • Less prioritization in SM in ICT policy • Focuses on distribution of Computer, printer (hardware) • No focus on SM in curriculum • Cultural reproduction • Traditional mind set of bureaucracy • Functional-structural maintenance • Expensive technology

  6. Promoting SM • Expensing the use of Internet • Counseling, monitoring • Communicate about school activities • Promoting for the positive use of SM • Motivate parents and teacher to use SM • Communicate all the activity through SM