The aim of this research is to examine The Effects
of Social Media on Students’ Performance. Social media is rapidly changing the
communication setting of today’s social world. Hence its emergence is
significantly having effect on the performance of students and as such has
become prone to frequent fluctuations on the mood and self-control of students.
Thus, this has affected the performance of the students in one way or the
other. However, questionnaire was used for the research method in this work for
the collection of data, using the survey and quantitative analysis. Out of one
hundred (100) copies of questionnaires distributed, eighty three (83) were
retrieved which represented the respondents. The study made use of social
information processing theory and social media equation theory in carrying out
the research work for a better understanding on the topic. However, findings
for the study showed that social media good results, improve academic performance,
therefore, it should be used for E-learning in schools/colleges. Also, findings
revealed that the social media has effect on some of the respondents positively
and negatively. To this end, it is recommended that students should use the
social media rightly and also the government should create policies on the
positivity of social media on student’s performance.
Xrace, D (2019). EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NASARAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, LAFIA. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-social-media-on-students-performance-a-case-study-of-nasarawa-state-polytechnic-lafia
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Da eggonboi, Xrace. "EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NASARAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, LAFIA". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 25 Oct. 2019. Web. 19 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-social-media-on-students-performance-a-case-study-of-nasarawa-state-polytechnic-lafia >.
Da eggonboi, Xrace. "EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NASARAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, LAFIA" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed January 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-social-media-on-students-performance-a-case-study-of-nasarawa-state-polytechnic-lafia