I was very happy to discover a research report on the potential of using Facebook as a learning management system.
Facebook popularity and the ease with which most teachers and learners can create an account these days was, after all, one of the reasons our aPLaNet project team decided to include Facebook as one of the three Social Networks which may help teacher with their professional development easily and with complete autonomy.
Teachers Using Facebook for Continuous Professional Development
Here is a screenshot of a Facebook group created to continue Twitter conversations of #ELTchat, a Twitter discussion which takes place every Wednesday - you can read more about #ELTchat here and here and should you decide to join this group on Facebook, you will find it here!
#ELTchat - a group which is a learning community of ELT teachers
There are numerous groups of teachers connecting on Facebook, beginning with major teacher associations such as IATEFL and TESOL International and moving to smaller, teacher created communities of practice with a general or a with a very focused aim, e.g. teaching Business English.
Teachers Using Facebook as a Learning Management System
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