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Yrkesverksamma lärares syn på användningen av sociala medier: En enkätstudie om användandet av sociala medier med ett visst fokus på religionsundervisningen
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Political, Historical, Religious and Cultural Studies (from 2013).
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Teachers ' Approach to the Use of Social media : A Survey based research study on the Use of Social media with a Certain focus on Religious education (English)
Abstract [en]

This essay deals with the question of whether there is a correlation between teachers ' views on different learning theories and their use of social media. The learning theories that are set against each other are the socio-cultural perspective and the behaviorism, but the main focus is on the socio-cultural perspective.Aside from the link to learning theories, the essay examines whether it may be the case that the teacher's subject knowledge influences the degree to which they use social media in educational context or whether there are other factors that affect the extent to which teachers use social media in their teaching. In the final chapter of the essay, there will be suggestions on how religious education can be developed based on what is found in both the source material and the previous research and the theory.In the introductory section, previous research relevant to the essay is presented, as well as an account of selected parts of the education act, the curriculum for the compulsory school, preschool class and the leisure-time centre 2011 and a description of some elements from the socio-cultural perspective.The survey was conducted using a web-based survey, this was made available on various pedagogy pages on Facebook. With the questionnaire being made available on social media, it is not safe to define who has responded to it. However, the majority of these pages were directed only at teachers working in the former age of primary school.The results of the study show that there are links between teachers ' views on learning theories and their use of social media in teaching. It is also found that there are a number of factors influencing whether teachers choose to use social media in their teaching or not. There is a insecurity about municipalities ' policy on this, the age of pupils in relation to, for example, age limits is perceived as problematic and a concern that social media use is likely to contribute to the exclusion of certain students. It is also clear that many of the teachers who participated in the survey lack knowledge about the benefits of using this type of media in the educational context, as well as knowledge of how to integrate social media into teaching.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019.
Keywords [en]
religion, social media, religious education, primary school, the socio-cultural perspective
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Religious Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-74787OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-74787DiVA, id: diva2:1352421
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Religious Studies and Theology
Educational program
Primary Education Programme, 240 hp
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Available from: 2019-09-18 Created: 2019-09-18 Last updated: 2019-09-18Bibliographically approved

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