Currently, about 2.77 billion people in the world use social media, the number of which will rise to 3.2 billion by 2021. Although media give learners access to authentic language utilized in real life, they convey pre-planned ideology with themselves. This paper outline the theoretical foundations of the application of media to make teaching-learning more effective and efficient. Our world is a social place, and we spend most of our time as members of social groups. We all use our social skills everywhere we go. Sharing ideas; Social networks allow … The paper clarified the importance of media's authentic language in language learning and teaching and also raised the consciousness of the teachers and learners toward the ideology-laden structures. While, social media is a handy tool in the classroom, it can be as beneficial outside the classroom. Abstract Social networks constitute one of the ways of communication most used among undergraduate students, and can be a valuable tool in the teaching-learning process at the University. The benefits range from accommodating a variety of learning styles to advancing students’ knowledge of media. No one can deny the frenziness that has taken over the entire world with social media, in the last 10 years. A limitation of this report is that the vast majority of the published research on the effectiveness of media and technology in schools was conducted in English-speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. There are a number of ways that one can take advantage of networking. The Role of Social Media in eLearning This article reflects the use of social media in eLearning plus some tips on how social media can be used as learning platforms . effectiveness and impact of media and technology in K-12 schools around the world. In this case, the use of media in teaching- learning process is needed to attract students’ attention and to make teaching- learning activities more interesting… Social networking is as important for teachers as it is for others.
Social skills are about sharing space with others and being able to get along with people in a variety of settings. It needs hard work and sometimes will make students frustrated and get bored, so that they lose their attention to a lesson. The Importance of Social Learning. Importance: Some Consideration Dr. Ahsan Akhtar Naz• Dr. Rafaqat Ali Akbar•• ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of media use in education especially for instructional purpose. Learning is a process to acquire knowledge. Different types of media have become invaluable tools that are just as effective, if not more so, than what is considered traditional teaching involving a textbook and teachers’ lectures.