Abstract—This paper presents the findings of a study which
focused on the integration of Facebook and other Web 2.0
technologies in enhancing the learning process among
undergraduate students through online collaborative sharing
activities. Respondents were 22 students from two tutorial
groups who enrolled in the Educational Technology course in
the Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Data generation was done through online interviews and
documentation of the students’ online collaborative sharing and
learning activities. The results of thematic analysis indicate that
the students found the online sharing activities fun to get
involved in and useful for gaining instant support and replies,
and their communal interaction and collaboration were also
Index Terms—Facebook, group, learning, online, web 2.0.
F. Khalid is with the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, 43600 Selangor, Malaysia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Fariza Khalid, "Understanding University Students‘ Use of Facebook for Collaborative Learning," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 595-600, 2017.