The Use of Social Media in Millennials’ Teaching and Learning Activities in Design-Related Course


  • Syazwani Abdul Kadir Centre of Studies for Interior Architecture Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Puncak Alam



Social media, Millennials, Teaching and learning, Action research


This paper discusses an action research on the use of social media in millennials’ teaching and learning activities in a design-related course. The objective is to investigate students’ feedback on their experience of utilizing social media as a platform to submit and present an assignment. The method employed is a questionnaire survey on students’ experience of utilizing such method in their study. Many respondents also provided additional comments regarding this unconventional approach. The findings of this study show that most respondents favor the use of social networking apps in their learning activities, especially for courses related to design and creativity.

Keywords: Social media; Millennials; Teaching and learning; Action research

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


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How to Cite

Abdul Kadir, S. (2020). The Use of Social Media in Millennials’ Teaching and Learning Activities in Design-Related Course. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(13), 133-141.



Educational / Learning Environment