The SNS-Based E-Learning Model to Provide Smart Solution for E-Learning



Social Networking Sites, Learning Tools, Educational Technologies, Smart Learning, E-Learning Solutions


We are in the era of social networking sites that gives platform to billions of individuals for offering and conveying to each other's. These social sites additionally give a worldwide platform to students and educators to satisfy their learning or instructing necessities. The incorporation of social networking sites (SNS) and online tools with e-learning, getting high fame, extraordinarily in instructive space. Learners are more comfortable with these SNS, they feel pleasure to join, participate and collaborate with peers or teachers in these sites. The smart integration of social sites and online tools with conventional e-learning platform could revolutionize the current e-learning model. Various e-learning issues including learner’s participation, association, motivation and engagement can be mitigated by this integration. Number of SNS and online tools have great components for learning, teaching or training however their balanced use and incorporation with e-learning model is as yet an exploration challenge. In this paper, we present a model that utilizes social networking sites and tools effectively with e-learning platform.  The basic idea of this model is to make e-learning simple and more compelling by using normal, easy to understand and generally free social sites and online tools. This paper also highlights some open research issues and challenges that might be faced SNS-based e-learning model. The idea, knowledge and open research issues that talk about in this paper may create another heading of research in the space of innovation bolstered learning.


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Laeeq, K., Memon, Z. A., & Memon, J. (2018). The SNS-Based E-Learning Model to Provide Smart Solution for E-Learning. IJERI: International Journal of Educational Research and Innovation, (10), 141–152. Retrieved from




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