Social Network Sites (SNS) Issues in Learning Landscape – Systematic Literature Review
The education platform today has evolved in align with the development of information technology. Social Network Sites (SNS) appears to be one of the many famous platforms applied in numerous fields, such as business and education. With that, this paper lists the present types of SNS employed for the education arena and the issues involved. Hence, the Systematic Literature Review (SLR) methods was performed to comb through publications that contained studies pertaining the types of SNS and their relevant issues. Based on qualitative analysis, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp emerged as the present trends of SNS applied by students and instructors for their learning session. The related issues are distraction, lack of guidelines, low internet connectivity, professional boundaries, unnecessary statements and low response.
KeywordsSocial Network Sites Education Systematic Literature Review
The authors would like to thank the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) for the Research University Grant Scheme (GUP) (vote number: I6H76) that had supported this research.
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