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ERIC Number: EJ1126315
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2307-7999
Addiction to Social Networks and Social Skills in Students from a Private Educational Institution
Domínguez-Vergara, Julio A.; Ybañez-Carranza, Jessenia
Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, v4 n2 p207-230 Jul-Dec 2016
This research aims to determine the relationship between addiction to social networks and social skills in students of a private educational centre. A correlational descriptive study where the sample was represented by 205 students from 1st to 5th grade of junior high school was conducted. Two instruments were used: "Goldstein Social Skills Checklist" and "Scale of Attitudes toward Social Networks", this was adapted and validated for the population. It is concluded that addiction to social networks of the Internet has a significant relationship (p <0.01) with social skills, indicating that the greater the addiction to social networks is, a low level of social skills in adolescents is perceived.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Peru
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