Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(6), pp. 1259 - 1265
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040602
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The Facebook-in-action: Challenging, Harnessing and Enhancing Students Class Assignments and Projects


Adam Mohd Saifudin 1,*, Aizan Yacob 2, Rohaizah Saad 1
1 College of Business, Northern University of Malaysia, Malaysia
2 College of Arts and Sciences, Northern University of Malaysia, Malaysia

ABSTRACT

Issues of universities students harnessing and capitalizing the usage of Facebook for their own learning capabilities and effective thinking is always the focus of education scholars, in assessing the quality class assignments and projects produced by them. Therefore, Facebook is now becoming unbearable influence since the internet activation in the past few years, almost totally interconnected the information sharing and needs among those students. In this action research, the researchers explore the influence and the active usage of Facebook whether this social media networking is confirmed challenging, enhancing and harnessing the learning capabilities and effective thinking among the university students. Thus they could produce quality class assignments and projects under the supervision of their lecturer concerned.

KEYWORDS
Action Research, Facebook, Social Media Networking, Universities, Harnessing, Capitalizing and Learning

Cite this paper
Adam Mohd Saifudin , Aizan Yacob , Rohaizah Saad . "The Facebook-in-action: Challenging, Harnessing and Enhancing Students Class Assignments and Projects." Universal Journal of Educational Research 4.6 (2016) 1259 - 1265. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040602.