An analysis of user engagement in student Facebook groups
Analysing the engagement of students in university-based Facebook groups can shed light on the nature of their learning experience and highlight leverage points to build on student success. While post-semester surveys and demographic participation data can highlight who was involved and how they subsequently felt about the experience, these techniques do not necessarily reflect real-time engagement. One way to gain insight into in-situ student experiences is by categorising the original posts and comments into predetermined frameworks of learning. This paper offers a systematic method of coding Facebook contributions within various engagement categories: motivation, discourse, cognition and emotive responses.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Evaluation, Analysis, Facebook, Learning engagement, Coding, Learning Community, HERN|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Chancellery
Current > Research Centres > Higher Education Research Network
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 The authors|
|Deposited On:||10 Sep 2015 00:17|
|Last Modified:||17 Jun 2016 04:14|
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