Online Social Networking as a Tool to Enhance Learning in the Mauritian Education System
Social networking sites enable individuals to connect to each other to form online communities. In the last decade, Online Social Networking (OSN) has become a fashionable means of communication among internet users, particularly the young generation. It is known that the majority of adolescents log on their OSN accounts daily and stay log on for a prolonged period of time. Thus, social networking sites represent a potential technology that can be exploited to enhance learning so as to help students in their education. In this paper, the outcome of a major survey carried out among the secondary level students in mauritius is reported.