The impact of using social networking sites for teaching and learning during emergency crisis


  • Helen B Boholano Cebu Normal University, Philippines
  • Bernard Evangelicom V. Jamonr Talisay City College, Philippines
  • Mary Grace C. Jamon Department of Education, Philippines
  • Tizza Marie M. Navarro Cebu Normal University, Philippines



Experiences, pandemic, social networking sites, teaching and learning


This study determined the impact of using social networking sites in teaching and learning during the covid-19 pandemic. There were 65 public school teachers in basic education in the Philippines who participated in this study. The study utilized both quantitative and qualitative methods to gather the data. Findings from the quantitative data revealed that the top two most used SNS for teaching and learning were YouTube and Facebook. Also, teachers’ main uses of SNS were for resources and knowledge sharing, educational and research purposes, collaborating with students and teachers, and communication and announcement. Based on the qualitative findings of the study, three themes emerged from the challenges encountered by the teachers which were: 1) Some information from the Social Networking Sites are unreliable; 2) Slow and unstable internet connectivity perennial issue; and 3) Limited use and access. It is concluded that SNS help in the delivery of teaching and learning in time of pandemic. It is also recommended the institutionalizing and adopting of SNS as support for teaching and learning even during the post-pandemic era.


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How to Cite

Boholano, H. B., V. Jamonr, B. E., C. Jamon, M. G., & M. Navarro, T. M. (2024). The impact of using social networking sites for teaching and learning during emergency crisis. Journal of Research, Policy & Practice of Teachers and Teacher Education, 14(1), 1–9.