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ERIC Number: EJ1160608
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Oct
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2146-7242
Using Facebook for the Purpose of Students' Interaction and Its Correlation with Students' Academic Performance
Al-Dheleai, Yahya M.; Tasir, Zaidatun
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v16 n4 p170-178 Oct 2017
Facebook has now become the most popular social networking tool among university-aged youth. Its popularity has transformed it into an acceptable platform for educational purposes. The use of Facebook is currently more suited to facilitate online interaction among learning participants. The purpose of this study is to investigate students' perception towards the use of Facebook for course-related online interaction and its effect on academic performance. The data were collected using a survey method of data collection. A quantitative data analysis process was employed using SPSS statistics software. The findings of the study revealed that students had positive views towards the use of Facebook for online interaction with peers. Additionally, the findings reveal that there is a relationship between students' perceived online interaction via Facebook and academic performance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia
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