My research leads to using an easy implementable and open source software (elgg) to manage student-student, student-lecturer, lecturer-lecturer relationships at our department ( Computer Science and IT department, Payame Noor University, Dargaz branch ). It is very suitable and easy to use.
We are now trying to improve our eLearning suite to increase effectiveness of that suite. Adding social network facilities, is one of these improvements.
Since about 3 years ago, I’ve been working on media technology and its effects on distance learning. Recently my researches are directed into new trend, considering about the impact of social activities on online education. Must of us have some information about weblogs, forums, communities and social networking. Can these increase people’s knowledge? or only [...]