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Torun, Emel Dikbas – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2020
Introduction: This study investigates the influence of gender and social networking sites (SNSs) such as Instagram, YouTube, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter on consuming, creating, and sharing content within the educational social media usage behaviors of higher education students. The survey method is applied to measure students' social media…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Social Media, Higher Education, Gender Differences
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Alghazo, Yazan M.; Nash, Julie A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This study investigated the effects of social media usage as a classroom management tool on students' achievement and their behavior in class. Groups were determined by choosing random samples of different classes. The treatment group included the social media application "whatsapp" which all students and the instructor were asked to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Mass Media Use, Academic Achievement, Student Behavior
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Önal, Nagihan Tanik; Önal, Nezih; Çakir, Hasan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
The purpose of this study is to examine mathematics and science pre-service teachers' cyberbullying behaviors and victimization conditions by gender, year in university, time spent on the Internet, and social media usage status. Survey study model was employed in the study. The sample of the study was comprised of 219 mathematics and science…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Victims, Preservice Teachers
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Kara, Ahmet; Tekin, Hatice – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This research has been carried out to investigate the relation between social media usage of secondary school students and their perceived human values. The population of the research consisted of 1952 students, of which 48% were female and 52% were male, 7th and 8th grade students attending secondary schools in central Adiyaman in 2014-2015…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Secondary School Students
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Pitcher, Erich N. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2016
Previous research about college students' social media usage emphasizes social media "practices," often ignoring the "content" that students' post. Increasing knowledge about the language that college students use to describe their intimate relationships can inform student affairs practice. Using a digital ethnographic data…
Descriptors: College Students, Human Body, Sexuality, Telecommunications
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Bozanta, Aysun; Mardikyan, Sona – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
The social media usage has penetrated to the many areas in daily lives of today's students. Therefore, social media can be effective tool to support their educational communications and collaborations with their friends and also faculty members. This study aims to determine the effects of social media on collaborative learning. For this purpose, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Mass Media Use, Cooperative Learning
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Tyagi, Chanchal; Kumari, Anju – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2021
Life skills are 'shock absorbers' that focus on the total development of an individual and confide to a number of content areas. They are essential for individuals to take positive action to protect themselves, and to make positive social relationships in life. Meanwhile, social media is becoming an essential part of our day to day life and is one…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Skill Development, Social Media, Secondary School Students
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Rahman, Tazizur; Kim, Yang Sok; Noh, Mijin; Lee, Choong Kwon – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2021
Social-Media-Based Learning (SMBL) is the use of social-media-based platforms, such as Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook, and YouTube, for learning purposes. It facilitates interactive, participative, and cooperative learning among people in real time. This study aimed to determine the factors influencing SMBL in higher education institutions and to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Higher Education, Trust (Psychology), College Students
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Molin, Martin; Sorbring, Emma; Löfgren-Mårtenson, Lotta – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
This article reports experiences from a Swedish study, discussing teachers' and parents' views on how young people with intellectual disabilities use the Internet and social media. Five semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted with teachers (n = 8) in special programmes in upper secondary schools for pupils with intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Internet, Computer Use
Bardwell, Nancy B. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The study examined students' perceptions of Facebook, Twitter and blogs as tools for learning in a classroom environment. The population of the research was of 109 students from a four-year college located in the southern region of the US. The results showed that most of the students were undecided in their perception of Facebook, Twitter and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media, Student Attitudes
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Amadu, Latif; Muhammad, Sikandar Syed; Mohammed, Abubakari Sadiq; Lukman, Sadia – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
In this Digital era, thousands of teens in the universities use social network sites; it has become a way of life. Social Media Usage has recently received numerous debates in its impact on academics, with its advent, communities have become link to each other, but the lecture room still remains quite isolated, from other teachers, students, and a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Higher Education, Academic Achievement
Shaibani, Mariam Hejab Al – Psycho-Educational Research Reviews, 2020
This study aims to determine the prevalence of social networking addiction among Saudi university students and its association with demographic variables. It also aims to assess students' perceptions of the benefits of social media and explore the relationship between social media usage and students' preferred social networking platform. Method:…
Descriptors: Incidence, Addictive Behavior, Social Networks, Social Media
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Gülbahar, Yasemin; Rapp, Christian; Kilis, Selcan; Sitnikova, Anna – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
While ubiquitous in everyday use, in reality, social media usage within higher education teaching has expanded quite slowly. Analysis of social media usage of students and instructors for teaching, learning, and research purposes across four countries (Russia, Turkey, Germany, and Switzerland) showed that many higher education instructors actively…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Bright, Brittany M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to identify the approaches to learning of the millennial generation and to describe the student's perspective on the relationship that social media and technology has on individual approaches to learning. This study specifically identified the demographic profile of the generational group who were business freshmen…
Descriptors: Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, College Freshmen, Business Administration Education
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Adegboyega, Lateef Omotosho – Elementary School Forum (Mimbar Sekolah Dasar), 2020
Nowadays, lectures and teachings have been conducted through social media. However, social media has its downside which when students and youths are not well monitored, they will absorb the negative side from their social media. Hence, this survey focused on the influence of social media on the social behavior of students as viewed by primary…
Descriptors: Social Media, Influence of Technology, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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