Adoption and Use of Social Media for Training and Learning in Institutions of Higher learning in South West Nigeria.

Awoyemi R. Akinade and Fehintola E.O.

Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo

akinawoyemi@yahoo.co.uk

Abstract: Adoption and Use of social media is creating a positive impact on the society. With the help of Internet all the social site and various applications are available which can be accessed easily. This platform also allows users to converse and interact with each other, to create, edit and share new forms of textual, visual and audio content. It has a vital influence on our live as it helps a lot in every field including educational. This paper is to explore the potential and impact of social media in Institutions of Higher learning in Nigeria both public and private. The paper adopts a SWOT analysis to assess the implementation level of this technology and presents a framework for adoption and realization of this technology in institutions of higher learning in Nigeria.