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IJIET 2016 Vol.6(11): 895-898 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.812

#ScienceSunday: Using Face Book as a Tool to Promote Science

Voltaire Mallari Mistades

Abstract—The growth of Internet use in education has prompted a variety of ways by which technology is used to enhance the students’ learning experience. Social networking sites have been used as an alternative to the traditional ways that Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have been used for online learning. Given that FaceBook is acknowledged as the world’s largest online networking site, this article presents how FaceBook was used by the author to disseminate information and awareness about Science. In particular, the themes and topics used as the basis of putting structure in the FaceBook posts will be discussed. The author’s experience reveals that being engaged in social media online encourages interaction and collaboration. FaceBook has been a positive tool in promoting science.

Index Terms—Education institution, higher education, social networking site, science Sunday special feature.

V. M. Mistades is with the Science Education Department of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila, 0922, Philippines (e-mail: voltaire.mistades@dlsu.edu.ph).


Cite: Voltaire Mallari Mistades, "#ScienceSunday: Using Face Book as a Tool to Promote Science," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 895-898, 2016.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jon-Chao Hong
  • Managing Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2023: 2.8), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
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