TCC09: Evaluating Social Networking Tools for Distance Learning
APRIL 14, 2009
This paper explores the range of current social networking choices and argues that like any tool, it should carefully evaluated in terms of affordances and course goals. Several different tools are reviewed, and questions that might be useful for evaluation are discussed. An example of using a social networking tool, Ning, in an online class is reported.. Evaluating social networks. Leave persistent comments (not just IM). Evaluation for Learning.