Is Facebook a Suitable Tool in Modern World Technology for Active Learning in as Regards 21st Century Learning?

Orawit Thinnukool, Noodchanath Kongchouy


The style of learning nowadays has been changed especially for students of Generation Z. The suitable technique for teaching courses needs to be adopted to improve the learning effectiveness of students. Technology in modern world affects student learning abilities especially in 21st century learning, which require students to learn by doing.
Tools and environment are aspects that can encourage students to have high learning efficiency. A powerful tool Facebook was used as a tool to support students’ learning. This study aims to research and test learning efficiency and student satisfaction in the course of rapid application development by setting two environments in the classroom. The experiment found that two environments had two different outcomes, which can suggest that setting up active learning environment in the classroom proves to be beneficial. Interesting results and implication for research are discussed.


active learning; generation Z; learning effectiveness; students’ satisfaction

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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