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CASTRO-ROMERO, Oswaldo. Social Media as Learning Tool in Higher Education: The case of Mexico and South Korea. Sinéctica [online]. 2015, n.44, pp.1-16. ISSN 2007-7033.

This paper presents a contextualized research and analyzes the use of social media as a tool for learning in Higher Education between Mexico and South Korea. A comparative analysis by meta-analysis of major research works was conducted on the use of social media from the emergence of Web 2.0 to the rising and popularity of social networks. This study shows data describing the features and mechanisms of social media for learning, as purpose of use, technological environments, pedagogical strategies and the effect of learning.

Keywords : Higher education; participatory culture; social learning; social media.

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