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Creating the intercultural learning narrative using social network sites status updates: An innovative approach in using social media
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, , , National Institute of Education, Singapore

AACE Award

Global Learn, in Melbourne, Australia ISBN 978-1-880094-85-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

The growing use of the social media phenomenon is synonymous with words such as Facebook, Twitter, Web 2.0 and blogging. Teenagers today embraced social media through their active use of multiple social network sites and what makes social media social and attractive to users is that users are encouraged to share as much information as possible with other their peers of the site. This growing trend in the use of social media opens up a possibility for researchers to harness information from this media. In this paper, we described how we used the status updates from an exchange student during his time abroad to create a narrative of his experience aboard

Citation

Lee, J.W.Y., Kim, B. & Kim, M.S. (2011). Creating the intercultural learning narrative using social network sites status updates: An innovative approach in using social media. In S. Barton, J. Hedberg & K. Suzuki (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 1819-1826). Melbourne, Australia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 20, 2019 from .

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