SOCIAL MEDIA IN MUSIC PEDAGOGY: AID OR IMPEDIMENT?
Music education incoporating social media is one of the most recent trends in the history of formal education system. This has faced a lot of criticism as to whether it is an aid or impediment; taking into consideration the economic situation of the country. Adopting historical and survey designs, this paper seeks to ascertain the challenges and prospects associated with music education using social media, as it affects the students and lecturers alike. For the purpose of continuity or discontinuity, the paper suggests ways of critical examination of the right choice of social media platforms to either use or not in music education. The findings of this paper are hoped to add to the existing facts as it relates to the use of social media in music education.