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The Chemistry of Facebook: Using Social Networking to Create an Online Community for the Organic Chemistry Laboratory link to external website

This article reports on a study where students in a face-to-face course were given options of using facebook or WebCT to discuss course topics. The results show that the facebook group had a higher number of student posts that the discussion forums in WebCT. The researchers encourage others to consider social networking applications as a way to supplement instruction in  face-to-face courses.

(delicious tags: Blackboard Facebook LMS higher_education)

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