Society and Its Use of Social Networking Websites
Asad, Seguya, Md Abdullah Al Mamun, & Che Kum Clement. "The Effect of Social Networking Sites to the Lifestyles of Teachers and Students in Higher Educational Institutions." International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences [Online], 1.4 (2012): 498-510. This article goes over the relationship between teachers and students in a university setting and how it may be affected by social networking sites in the classroom. This information is reliable because the authors of the articles are researchers at the Islamic University of Technology under the department of technical and vocational education. This would be helpful to my argument because it gives both pros and cons to social networking in a college environment. Conley, Q., Sabo, K.E. & Atkinson, R.K. (2012). “Best Practices for Using Social Media in the Classroom” In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 4814-4817). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Theses set of authors wanted to focus on students using social network sites would only enhance their learning but yet still having traditional teachings. This information is reliable because the authors are professors in communication and education at Arizona State University. This would help shape my article because it looks into the growth of education and how it correlates with social networking. I would use this as a pro to using social networks in the classroom. Farkas, Meredith. "In Practice: What Friends Are For" American Libraries Vol. 39, No. 1/2 (Jan. - Feb., 2008): P. 36. Web. Overall, Farkas is trying to emphasize that social network sites gives people access to information through friends and should be looked at as a tool to help in work, personal, etc. This information is reliable because it is an article in the American Libraries magazine and the author is the head of instructional...
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