IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS TECHNOLOGY IN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCES

International Journal of Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurial Research

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Field Value
 
Title IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS TECHNOLOGY IN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCES
 
Creator El Khatib, Mohamad
Rahman Khan, M. Firdouse
 
Subject Social Media Networks
Students
Academic Performance
Interpersonal skills
Addiction.
 
Description Purpose
Social media has transformed and influenced communication, research and education in general through the vast variety of online tools which are available for communication.The objectives of the research study is to examine and analyze the influence of Social Media on the academic Performance of students and their social interpersonal skills.
Design/methodology/approach
195 samples were collected from full-time undergraduate students studying in the University from different faculties including business, engineering, law, English Studies and Language Studies. The descriptive statistics analysis was used to analyze the demographic data while inferential statistics was used in testing the research hypotheses. The results obtained from the analyses were used to interpret the outcomes.
Findings
The empirical results reveal that the students get to learn through social media differently enabling them new information and are also able to communicate easily with others. The communication exchanged is irrelevant to studies and does not help them in any manner to improve their learning. It is confirmed that the Social Media effects do not support the Learning of the students and most of the students are addicted to social media.
Practical Implications
The study confirms that it is good means to approach the students through social media whichmight boost the education in an easier way.
Originality/value
The research work is of its first kind as it focuses on the impact of social media on the academic performances of the students studying in Higher Educational Institutions. 
 
Publisher GIAP Journals
 
Date 2017-12-26
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
"Peer-reviewed Article", "Non-refereed Book Review", "Invited Commentary"
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://giapjournals.com/ijmier/article/view/ijmier.2017.326
10.18510/ijmier.2017.326
 
Source International Journal of Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurial Research; Vol. 3 No. 2 (2017); 99-110
2395-7662
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://giapjournals.com/ijmier/article/view/ijmier.2017.326/496
 

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