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ERIC Number: EJ1105127
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2148-9955
The Effects of Social Networking Sites on Students' Studying and Habits
Gok, Tolga
International Journal of Research in Education and Science, v2 n1 p85-93 Win 2016
Social media is important to communicate with people, share/ask information, and follow/evaluate/interpret the events, etc. for everyone at the present time. The positive and negative effects of social networking sites on students' studying and habits were examined in this research. The study was conducted on 220 students in vocational school of higher education. The data were collected with the help of a questionnaire designed for gathering the students' opinions about the digital technologies and social media. The results revealed that the digital technologies and social networking sites have negative impact on students' studying and habits. Some suggestions related to the findings were presented in the study.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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