What’s your status? Investigating the effects of social media on the students of Fiji National University

What’s your status? Investigating the effects of social media on the students of Fiji National... Since the last decade, one of the most noteworthy changes in our daily lives has been the efficacious invasion of Social Media and Social Networking Sites (SNS). Social media has affected the whole world in a rather contagious manner and the education sector is no exception. While there is no denying that social media and networking sites have affected us immensely, it is the need of the hour that their positive as well as negative effects must be analyzed. This research work concentrates on the students of the Fiji National University and scrutinizes the effects of social media and networking sites on their behavior as well as their education. For this study, personal communication as well as questionnaire analysis were done. According to this study, the students in Fiji have been affected both in a positive as well as in negative manner by the social media and social networking sites. The study also certain interventions that can be done to scale down the negative impacts on the students and help them in improving their performance in the colleges. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Education and Information Technologies Springer Journals

What’s your status? Investigating the effects of social media on the students of Fiji National University

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Computer Science; Computers and Education; Educational Technology; User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction; Education, general; Information Systems Applications (incl.Internet); Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences
ISSN
1360-2357
eISSN
1573-7608
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10639-018-9744-0
Publisher site
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Abstract

Since the last decade, one of the most noteworthy changes in our daily lives has been the efficacious invasion of Social Media and Social Networking Sites (SNS). Social media has affected the whole world in a rather contagious manner and the education sector is no exception. While there is no denying that social media and networking sites have affected us immensely, it is the need of the hour that their positive as well as negative effects must be analyzed. This research work concentrates on the students of the Fiji National University and scrutinizes the effects of social media and networking sites on their behavior as well as their education. For this study, personal communication as well as questionnaire analysis were done. According to this study, the students in Fiji have been affected both in a positive as well as in negative manner by the social media and social networking sites. The study also certain interventions that can be done to scale down the negative impacts on the students and help them in improving their performance in the colleges.

Journal

Education and Information TechnologiesSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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