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Title

Effectiveness of using social media and analyzing its content in the detection of high-interest education technology topics

Author

Mohamed Desoky Rabeh

Citation

Vol. 20  No. 4  pp. 151-162

Abstract

In today’s world social media has evolved as the revolutionary communication tool, where people can share, exchange, comment, discuss and hence create information and knowledge most collaboratively. This study aimed to gauge the effectiveness of using social media and analyzing its content in the detection of high-interest educational topics in Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Thus, to find the effectiveness of social media in education, both qualitative and quantitative analysis has been done. The quantitative analysis involved 400 students from Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The quantitative study was used to understand student patterns of usage of social media for educational topics in educational technology. Qualitative analysis was used to present the perspectives of the teachers. The results of the study show that in Egypt adoption of content detection and analysis software for social media as educational technologies have facilitated students with more accurate and attractive source of information, whereas, in case of Saudi Arabia, factors of access the required information and provision of valuable historical and cultural insights over time through analysis of texts are two prominent reasons that promote students to use social media

Keywords

Education, education technology, social media, content analysis.

URL

http://paper.ijcsns.org/07_book/202004/20200419.pdf