The Students' Attitude on Using Social Network Site (SNS) in their Academic Life in University

Abubakr Ahmed, Mohammed and Sabah Meena, Reman (2022) The Students' Attitude on Using Social Network Site (SNS) in their Academic Life in University. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education, 14 (2).

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In recent years, the usage of social network websites has become popular because of the extreme development of technology and massive use by users. Consequently, the public has transformed into an enormous user of social network websites. At present, the Internet, precisely Social Network Site (SNS), has a prodigious effect on the university academic life and education system. The crucial point behind implementing this research was to realize and explain the students' educational outcomes that engage in social networking sites for the majority of their time as well as to learn about students' perspectives regarding the usage of technology in their academic lives at the university level then students' opinions were examined. The quantitative research methods were managed in this study, and questionnaires were administered to accumulate quantitative data with students. The research participants comprised 105 students in the computer science department – university of Sulaimani in the north of Iraq. This research has exposed that most students positively think about social network sites that spend most of their time on it daily. They use it for academic purposes to share and generate new ideas related to their studies. On the other hand, they use it for having fun and entertainment with their friends.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-learning, Social Network Sites (SNS), ICT, Academic Social Network (ASN).
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Depositing User: TIU ePrints Admin
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2022 13:45
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2022 13:45

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