Impact of Facebook Usage on Undergraduate Students Performance in Irbid National University: Case Study

Author
Altaany, Fawzi H · Jassim, Firas A
Year 2013
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Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the style of Facebook usage between undergraduate students and the impact on their academics performance. Also, this paper was evaluated in the view of student the using of Facebook. A questioner was design for collecting data from a sample of 480 undergraduate students in Irbid National University. The survey revealed that 77% of the students have an account on Facebook. One of the main findings is that there was a significant relationship between gender and Facebook usage. Moreover, the survey revealed that whenever the less time spent on Facebook, the higher the performance will be in grade point average. This was conducted by the negative correlation between time spent on Facebook and the performance of undergraduate student. Statistically speaking, the study has seven hypotheses; two of them were rejecting against five acceptable hypotheses.

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Title
Impact of Facebook Usage on Undergraduate Students Performance in Irbid National University: Case Study
Author
Altaany, Fawzi H · Jassim, Firas A
Year
2013
Journal
International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications (IJERA), Vol. 3, Issue 4, 2013
Type
Research Article
Language
eng
Comment
6 pages, 10 tables
History
2013-06-20 00:00:00
Categories
Computers and Society
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