du.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • chicago-author-date
  • chicago-note-bibliography
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Reclaiming the students: coping with social media in 1: 1 schools
Örebro universitet, Handelshögskolan vid Örebro Universitet.
Dalarna University, School of Technology and Business Studies, Information Systems. Örebro universitet, Handelshögskolan vid Örebro universitet.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1076-3442
Örebro universitet, Handelshögskolan vid Örebro Universitet.
Örebro universitet, Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap.
2014 (English)In: Learning, Media & Technology, ISSN 1743-9884, E-ISSN 1743-9892, Vol. 39, 37-52 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Resource type
Text
Abstract [en]

There is a debate about the advantages and disadvantages of using social media in education. Drawing on interviews and surveys with students and teachers in three Swedish schools, this study finds that studentsas well as teachers find much of the students' social media use distractive to learning. We investigate this by means of an interpretative study of students' and teachers' experiences. We find that concerns relate to how social media use makes students less social, how weaker students are more likely to get distracted, how teachers lack strategies for tackling the problem and how the responsibility of the use is delegated to the students. We discuss how the distractive use of social media is made possible as a result of education policies requiring a higher degree of individual work, individual responsibility, and educational choices forstudents. Teachers and school leaders need to jointly reclaim the students and coping strategies for the distractive use are urgently needed.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Taylor & Francis Group , 2014. Vol. 39, 37-52 p.
Keyword [en]
1:1 schools, social media, social networking sites, distractive use, school policies
National Category
Computer and Information Science
Research subject
Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:du-21147DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2012.756518OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-21147DiVA: diva2:906246
Projects
UnosUno
Available from: 2013-05-01 Created: 2016-02-24 Last updated: 2016-02-24Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full texthttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17439884.2012.756518#.UYD21r86Rfg

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Hatakka, MathiasWiklund, Matilda
By organisation
Information Systems
In the same journal
Learning, Media & Technology
Computer and Information Science

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

Altmetric score

Total: 418 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • chicago-author-date
  • chicago-note-bibliography
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf