A Model Synthesis of on e-Distance Mentoring System Using Online Social Network Service


The objective of this research was to synthesize models of an e-Distance Mentoring System using an online social network service using focus group discussion from 10 experts, and then to evaluate the appropriateness of the synthesized model by a further 5 experts using questionnaires with the aim at apply and use the synthesized model in different 3 subjects in a normal classroom. The research results revealed that the synthesized model consisted of 5 components as follows: 1) Social Network Service, use "facebook" for supporting communications, 2) Matching, for matching with mentee and mentor, 3) Monitoring, for monitoring, following, and presenting tasks between mentee and mentor, 4) Learning Guidance, for guiding, helping, recording about activities, and verifying between mentee and mentor, and 5) Learning Evaluation, for learning evaluation of mentee. The research results on the appropriateness of the synthesized model from the experts showed that in very good level (Mean = 4.67, SD. = 0.44). In conclusion, that can be used the synthesized model to apply into e-Distance Mentoring System properly.

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Photjanee Sukchaona, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North, Thailand

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Conference: ACTC2013
Stream: Technology in the Classroom

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