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ERIC Number: EJ1139159
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Attitudes towards Facebook and the Use of Knowledge and Skills among Students in the English Department at the University of Hail
Salameh, Zakariya
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n8 p1-6 2017
This research aims at investigating students' attitudes towards knowledge and skills in the web page of Facebook among students in the English department at the University of Hail. Social network sites such as Facebook has a significant effect on students' life. Facebook has a potential of supplementing students education with a secondary source that could enhance knowledge and skills among students with the target to further improve students' achievement. 145 students participated in the study. A 5 point Likert-type questionnaire was designed by the researcher. The questionnaire was divided into 4 dimensions of attitudes towards the adequacy, usability, efficacy, and satisfaction of knowledge and skills. The results of the study indicated that students possess high positive attitudes towards these factors with the exception of the attitudes towards adequacy of the education content which draws the attention for further investigation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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