Beyond the Classroom Walls: Role of Social Media in Information Transfer

Leeladharan M., Sudalai S.


Teaching is the creative process of imparting knowledge and skills. Data and information are required to substantiate the teaching process and the effectiveness depends on the individual’s creativity. The technological development in information sharing has created tremendous changes in education. The ability to search any specific information with less time, customized reproducibility of information, significant reduction in space requirement for carrying information and realistic audio visual form of information has grounded a strong foundation for modern education process. The arrival of social network sites which incorporate all above mentioned features has further simplified the teaching process. The present article deals with the role of social media in facilitating improved access to information


Information service; Information Science; Information Studeis; Information Management; Information Technology

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