Being Example: A Different Kind of Leadership, Looking for Exemplary Behaviors

  • Sebastián Romero López
  • Habib M. Fardoun
  • Abdulfattah S. Mashat
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39371-6_21

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8029)
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López S.R., Fardoun H.M., Mashat A.S. (2013) Being Example: A Different Kind of Leadership, Looking for Exemplary Behaviors. In: Ozok A.A., Zaphiris P. (eds) Online Communities and Social Computing. OCSC 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8029. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

Creating applications that focus on students to make them understand the value of society, and to be an active member of it, is important, as it is needed to educate them correctly in academic environment, near to the formal learning process applied till now. For this in this paper we present a platform named “Being Example: A different kind of leadership” that encourage students to participate and communicate with all the school students to interchange and discuss educative problems they have. “Being example” platform is the extension of the presented platform “Looking for Leaders”, it encourages students to be leaders, by performing good actions and promote their peers to follow them, and not to just because of the skills they have.

Keywords

Educational Systems Social Networks Human-Computer Interaction Students Behaviors Secondary Schools Educational System Evaluation 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastián Romero López
    • 1
  • Habib M. Fardoun
    • 2
  • Abdulfattah S. Mashat
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Engineering, Information Systems DepartmentUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain
  2. 2.Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Information Systems DepartmentKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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