Universal Journal of Educational Research

ISSN: 2960-3714 (Print) / 2960-3722 (Online)

Publisher: Saint Joseph College

Publication Format: Online

Frequency: 4 issues per year (March, June, September, December)

Language: English

Established: 2022

Facebook Social Learning Group (FBSLG) as a Classroom Learning Management Tool

Jomar M. Urbano

Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology, Cabanatuan City, Philippines


This study focuses on the step-to-step procedure in creating Facebook Social Learning Group (FBSLG) and the perception of students on using FBSLG as learning management tool. Descriptive method was employed in this study participated by two hundred eighty (280) teacher education students in Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology – College of Education during the academic year 2020-2021 who were purposively selected based on the criteria set by the researcher. Five simple steps on creating FBSLG were discussed by the researcher. Using the adapted survey questionnaire, the data revealed that the students strongly agreed on the four aspects of perception about FBSLG namely: pedagogical affordance, social affordance, technological affordance, and their overall perception on the platform. Some worries of the students on the platform were addressed like the safety of sharing ideas in the FBSLG and some technical difficulties were encountered. It is concluded that the FBSLG is a good platform of conducting classes during this time of pandemic, so the use of this platform to other subjects is highly recommended.

Keywords: Facebook social learning group, learning management tool, learning management system, social media

Suggested Citation:

Urbano, J. M. (2022). Facebook Social Learning Group (FBSLG) as a Classroom Learning Management Tool. Universal Journal of Educational Research. 1(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6934041