—This paper presents the outcome of a research that
investigates the trend, attitude and perception of students using
social media to share knowledge in the classroom. Whilst some
people perceived social media as a phenomenon that distracts
students from focusing on their studies, others view social media
as a technology that can facilitate teaching and learning. This
study used mixed method via questionnaire and using focus
group to write and share knowledge through social media from
247 students in Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University of
Thailand. The results of the study found that most students used
Facebook to discuss and share knowledge in higher education
classroom. This study highlights the advantage of social media
via Facebook for sharing knowledge in the classroom and used
as tools for teaching and learning.
—Facebook, teaching and learning, attitude,
Korawan Suebsom is with the Faculty of Education of Nakhon Si
Thammarat Rajabhat university, Thailand (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Korawan Suebsom, "Measuring Knowledge Transfer through Facebook of Higher Education Classroom," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 437-441, 2015.