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Use of social media in medical education

Use of social media in medical education; a comparison between medical students and educators in Saudi Arabia

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Social media (SM) is one of the most powerful tool of communication and learning in the recent era. By social media (SM) we mean web tools and different applications designed to enhance knowledge, communication and instant information sharing e.g. YouTube, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and google. Different types of information can be shared through these social networking sites in the form of texts, videos, pictures, audios and references (contacts). Due to constant increase of the use of these social networking sites in our daily routine life, their use in teaching and learning has become inevitable. By this questionnaire we want to know your opinion about the use of social media in medical education. This questionnaire asks you about

 

Your name: (Optional)
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Age (in years):
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Your Gender:
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Are you student/instructor
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Teaching Experience (in years) :
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Year of education
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Institution of Study
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Your present GPA
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Do you use social media for your education?
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Which Social Media apps you use for Education? 
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How much time you spent on Facebook? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Youtube? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Twitter? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Linkedin? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Instagram? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Pintrest? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Google+? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Wiki? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Skype? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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How much time you spent on Whatsapp? Average numbers of hours per day(On Educational only)
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Which of the following is the most effective in your education?

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Please rate social media effectiveness in Education
Social media plays an effective role in my educational proceedings
Social media helped in relating clinical with basic science
Does the tutor/student utilize social media in education effectively
Does your institute utilize social media for educational purposes effectively
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Please rate social media as communication tool in Edcuation
Do you communicate with your tutor/student via social media effectively
Social media facilitated communication with your colleague in your college
Social media facilitated communication with your institute and other institutions
Social media communication with my colleagues/fellows helped me to learn more about the topics
Social media Communication with my colleagues helped me to focus me studying on important topics in exam?
Is it important to have the ethical guidance for using social media as medical student/instructor