International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Social Media: As an Innovation Catalyst to Educational Atmosphere in the United Arab Emirates
Saad Mohammed Othman, Mahmoud Kamal Abouraia

Abstract
Social Media instruments was recognized by numerous writers as an innovation catalyst of progress for instructing and learning rehearses, as far as accessibility, intuitiveness and amiability. In light of its accessibility which is promptly available through web connection, it is recently sensationalize in mostly all association nowadays. The wonder of social media gets to likewise happened in the UAE educational atmosphere. It is progressively noticeable in higher education environment as educators anticipate innovation to intercede and improve their guideline and also advance dynamic learning for students. In light of this paradox, this paper investigates the use of social media in education setting and examines the effect into instructing learning movement. The outcomes demonstrate that social media adaptation is yet moderately restrained and barred and that scholastics slightly preferred to coordinate these gadgets into their practices for a few rationales like, social refusal, instructional concern, or corporate pressure. Generally speaking, the outcome reiterates the doubtful state of mind towards the advantages and difficulties of social media with regards to advanced education with impediments dominantly over benefits.

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