Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Exploiting Electronic Social Networks in Educational Process: Study at Universities in Irbid State- Jordan
Dr. Nazem M.M. Malkawi, Dr. Azmi Halasa

This study aimed to identify the concept of electronic social networks and their role in educational process at universities in Irbid State- Jordan. The study showed that students at universities uses electronic social networks for educational purposes relatively in diverse degrees in all aspects of use (communication with lecturers, collaboration with students, frequency of access, and flexibility of used technology) which has a great role in educational process. Researchers recommend universities’ management and staff to reinforce using electronic social networks in educational process, in lectures, exams, and research, by developing infrastructure related to these new methods of learning, and preparing workshops in the Jordan universities to aware students about the importance of using electronic social networks in the educational process.

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