Social Networking: A Collaborative Open Educational Resource


  • Thuy Quynh Tran Tra Vinh University


As a result of the Web 2.0 evolution, teachers and learners of English as a foreign language seem not to encounter any hindrances when there is the requirement to approach, access and take advantage of massive Open Educational Resources (OERs). EFL teachers and learners have been conversant with some kinds of OERs like open textbooks, streaming videos, online tutorials, open access journals, email, blogging, etc. In addition, the necessity of collaboration in learning English should be taken into consideration. Social networking sites are also considered to be an effective learning tool for EFL learners outside class time. They also play an essential role in encouraging the process of collaborative learning. This paper aims to study how social networking is facilitated as a collaborative open educational resource.


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How to Cite

Tran, T. Q. (2021). Social Networking: A Collaborative Open Educational Resource. International Journal of TESOL & Education, 1(2), 148-157.