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The Facebook Paradox in Education

Facebook is increasingly used by teachers as a user-friendly, student-centred, collaborative online learning environment. However, there also exists a paradox in Facebook use; some of the more frequently promoted advantages can actually lead to problematic outcomes.

Latest Publications

A Qualitative Exploration of Facebook Addiction: Working toward Construct Validity

LNM member Tracii Ryan has a new article published relating to Facebook addiction in which she proposes the existence of seven core symptoms of Internet addiction among excessive Facebook users.

new article in Journal of Further & Higher Education

LNM has a new article published from the Open Data in Universities project. The paper is titled: 'You Need a System!  Exploring the role...