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ERIC Number: EJ1079983
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Use of Social Networking among Senior Secondary School Students in Abuja Municipal Area of Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Ali, F. A. Farah; Aliyu, Umar Yanda
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n15 p15-22 2015
The present study examined the use of social networking among senior secondary school students in Abuja Municipal Area Council of FCT. The study employed quantitative method for data collection involving questionnaire administration. Fifteen questions with Likert model and ten yes/no responses in a questionnaire were personally administered to 400 randomly selected students. The obtained data were analyzed using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). The results revealed that many students used social networking in high magnitude especially Facebook and that they spend increasing amount of quality time on these networks. This study will be of immense benefit to the Federal Capital Territory Administration as it has shown the potent dangers of uncontrolled use of these social networking by students and therefore the need to put in place measures to forestall its alluded negative effects becomes imperative.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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