Student-Lecturer Communication: A Content Analysis of Taking Part in Social Media


International Journal of Learning, vol.2, no.2, pp.129-132, 2016 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.18178/ijlt.2.2.129-132
  • Journal Name: International Journal of Learning
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-132
  • Keywords: psychlogic problems, social media, social media psychology, student-lecturer communication
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


© 2016 International Journal of Learning and Teaching. All Rights Reserved.Social media had demolished the boundaries in communication and created a new and different medium which is more free and hard to govern besides the other media. It could be said that, social media became the prominent medium of 2010's. Especially with Facebook and Twitter, the aspects of communication and interaction became global. With its great and useful opportunities in student-lecturer communication social media also have some negative effects on this interaction. Besides having a supportive educational medium, sometimes social media causes noise in student-lecturer communication. This study focuses on the potential problems that could have happen in student-lecturer communication and discusses the possible accomplishments. According that, in this study, 220 student and lecturer messages will be examined that were derived from Facebook (120 messages) and Twitter (100 tweets) in May 2015 and will be evaluated using the content analysis method.