publication . Master thesis . 2013

A case study: the effectiveness of social media and online resources in the teaching of junior science

Doherty, Michael;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Univeristy of Limerick
  • Country: Ireland
non-peer-reviewed The purpose of this research, in the form of a case study, is to attempt to utilize both social media and online materials in order to motivate student learning and reduce dependency on the teacher-led model of teaching and learning which is still prevalent in schools. The setting will be that of a second level rural school in North West Ireland and the context will be that of a junior cycle student cohort being taught sections of the current junior certificate science curriculum through social media and online methods in addition to the traditional teaching methods of ???chalk and blackboard???. By comparing these two modes of course delivery,...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: social media, science, teaching
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