Use of Facebook to Learn Photovoltaic Theory
Science Journal of Education
Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2018, Pages: 22-38
Received: Feb. 19, 2018; Accepted: Mar. 6, 2018; Published: Mar. 27, 2018
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Mario Humberto Ramírez Díaz, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Department of Physics Education, México City, México
Mario Rodríguez Castillo, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Department of Physics Education, México City, México
Isaias Miranda Viramontes, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Department of Physics Education, México City, México
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Abstract
Facebook is the most popular social network among college students. Its significance has transcended beyond its purpose to the point where is presumed to be able to support a learning environment for teaching physics. The purpose of this research is to investigate if Facebook offers a useful and meaningful educational environment able to support, enhance or strengthen the learning of Physics in college students. The research will conduct an experiment in which observable throw achieve: [1] Identify the concept of students about the use of Facebook as a virtual environment that facilitates learning of physics. [2] Identify instrumentation elements developed by students during the use of Facebook as a learning environment in the subject of photovoltaic theory. [3] Identify the satisfaction of a group of 50 students in their first year of college about the learning experience of the use of Facebook as a learning platform. All this under the perspective of Instrumental Genesis.
Keywords
Physics Education, Facebook, Instrumental Genesis
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Mario Humberto Ramírez Díaz, Mario Rodríguez Castillo, Isaias Miranda Viramontes, Use of Facebook to Learn Photovoltaic Theory, Science Journal of Education. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 22-38. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20180601.14
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