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IJIET 2016 Vol.6(2): 122-126 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.670

Distance Learning and Facebook's Usage in the Study Process: Students‟ Attitude

Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė

Abstract—Distance learning is the most rapidly developing field in specialists’ preparation. This system allows people to learn at the most appropriate time and rate without moving from their living or working place. Y and Z generations are depended on ICT, therefore they pay on prior to use computers and other ITC means in all fields of their life. Social networks became very popular among people to communicate. Therefore they also could be involved in to study process. Results of student’s attitude to distance learning and facebook usage in the study process are presented in this paper.

Index Terms—Distance education, facebook, ICT, study process.

Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė is with the Economics and Business School of Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania (e-mail: vilmante.kumpikaite@ktu.lt).


Cite: Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, "Distance Learning and Facebook's Usage in the Study Process: Students‟ Attitude," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 122-126, 2016.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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