ROLE OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING IN ENHANCING ADOLESCENTS’ LEARNING THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA.

ROLE OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING IN ENHANCING ADOLESCENTS’ LEARNING THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA.

  • Chinyere Catherine Ngwakwe Department of Guidance and Counselling/Psychology, School of Education, Federal College of Education [Tech] Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria
  • Patricia Eghe Ima-Osagie Students guidance and counselling center, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Keywords: Social Media, Guidance, Counselling, Adolescents, Social Media.

Abstract

This paper examined roles of guidance and counselling in enhancing adolescent learning through social media. The paper was able to discuss the meaning of social media and its types and how the adolescents engage in using them. The concept of guidance and counselling were equally discussed and how the guidance counsellors can enhance learning through the use of social media. This paper saw social media as an important means for counsellors to expand their teaching to other individuals outside their states and countries. When the adolescent youths are impacted with a knowledge that will secure their future, our society will be safe; and our future leaders will attain to their dreams in the future to come.  Conclusion and recommendations were made among which are there should be a policy that students in secondary schools should be encouraged to use online teaching, programs, and other positive activities which could help in enhancing learning.

Author Biographies

Chinyere Catherine Ngwakwe, Department of Guidance and Counselling/Psychology, School of Education, Federal College of Education [Tech] Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria

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Patricia Eghe Ima-Osagie, Students guidance and counselling center, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

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Published
2020-07-03