Social Media as Educational Tool - Students Questionnaire
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1. Is Social Media a tool that should be utilised by teachers?


2. Do you use Social Media to communicate with your teachers?


3. If you answered no to Q2, then would you be interested in using Social Media as an educational tool?


4. Which of the following social media platforms do you use?



5. How would you rate the following uses of Social Media in education?

ExcellentGoodAveragePoorVery Poor
Communicating information from the school to parents.
An increasing number of educational institutions are using social media for promotional reasons.
Schools are beginning to use Facebook groups to communicate with students.
Members of the groups can exchange files, links, information, polls and videos very quickly. Anytime someone contributes the group its members will receive a notification. If you have the Facebook smartphone App these can be pushed to your device.
Students and teachers can share information with one another.
Pinterest is becoming popular as a virtual pinboard. It is great for sharing web resources that students will find interesting or relevant.

6. How long do you spend on social networking sites during a typical day? (Please tick appropriately)


7. Please outline the main reasons you use social networking sites (e.g. talk to friends, work reasons etc.)


8. Do you think that you and your peers will achieve better results if Social Media is integrated into lessons?


9. Do you think that Social Media is the best way for teachers to reach students?


10. If no to Q7, please explain. *


11. Are you worried about the potential abuse of Social Media by students?


12. What do you consider to be the main pitfalls of the use of Social Media in an educational setting?

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