Teacher- Student Relationship in Facebook

Link: http://www.today.com/parents/social-media-boundaries-should-teachers-students-be-friends-1D80156546

Teachers and students being friends in Facebook. Is it a good or a bad thing?

Well, it really depends on the purpose of their communication. If it is used for education purpose it is definitely a good thing. However, there are studies proving that 1 out of 10 use this platform to communicate with their teachers for academic reasons. What about the rest?

Students forget that being friends with their teacher in Facebook means, he or she can see everything they post- party videos, snarky comments and soul baring confessions, leaving theirs educators in an awkward position.  This might affect the way teachers look at that student. Therefore, it is best for students not to be add their educators in Facebook or any other social media

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Author : Deevina Nadesar (B1400344)

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