IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)

Abstract
The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of social media on the student’s academic performance [A study of students of University of Abuja]. To achieve this, the survey research method was used. Subjects were drawn from the University of Abuja, using the simple random sampling technique and purposive sampling. Four research questions guided the study. Research findings showed that a great number of students in University of Abuja, had access to the internet. To this end, the researcher recommended that sites should be created for educational purposes as well. This is to create a balance between social networking and academic activities of students to avoid setbacks in the academic performance of the students.

Table of Contents
Title Page II
Declaration III
Certification Page IV
Dedication V
Acknowledgement VI
Table of Content VII
List of Table IX
Abstract

CHAPTER ONE; INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the Study 1
1.2 Statement of the Problem 5
1.3 Objectives of the Study 5
1.4 Research Question 6
1.5 Scope of the Study 6
1.6 Significance of the Study 6
1.7 Operational Definition of Significant Terms 6

CHAPTER TWO; LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Introduction 7
2.2 Review of Concepts 7
2.2.1 The Concept of Mass Media 7
2.2.2The Concept of Internet 12
2.2.3 The Concept of Social Media 15
2.2.4 The Concept of Social Networking Site or Services 17
2.3 Review of Related Studies 22
2.4 Theoretical Framework 24
2.5 Summary 27

CHAPTER THREE; METHODOLOGY
3.1 Introduction 28
3.2 Research Design 28
3.3 Population of the Study 28
3.4 Sampling Technique/ Sampling 29
3.5 Description of the Research Instrument 29
3.6 Validity of Data Gathering Instrument 30
3.7 Method of Data Collection 30
3.8 Method of Data Analysis 31

CHAPTER FOUR; DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Introduction 32
4.2 Data Presentation and Analysis 32
4.3 Discussion of Findings 33

CHAPTER FIVE; SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Introduction 47
5.2 Summary of Findings 47
5.3 Conclusion 47
5.4 Recommendations 48
5.5 Suggestion for Further Studies 48
Reference 49
Appendix A 53
Appendix B 54
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APA

Raji, A. (2018). IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-social-media-on-students-academic-performance-a-study-of-students-of-university-of-abuja-8532

MLA 8th

Raji, Alex "IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-social-media-on-students-academic-performance-a-study-of-students-of-university-of-abuja-8532. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

MLA7

Raji, Alex . "IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 27 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-social-media-on-students-academic-performance-a-study-of-students-of-university-of-abuja-8532 >.

Chicago

Raji, Alex . "IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 27, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-social-media-on-students-academic-performance-a-study-of-students-of-university-of-abuja-8532

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