Impact of Facebook Usage on Students’ Involvement in Studies

10 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2019 Last revised: 25 Apr 2019

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Garima Mathur

Prestige Institute of Management

Navita Nathani

Prestige Institute of Management

Ashwini Sharma

Prestige Institute of Management, Students

Divya Modi

Prestige Institute of Management, Students

Garima Arora

Prestige Institute of Management, Students

Date Written: January 6, 2019

Abstract

The research mainly focuses to examine the impact of Facebook usage on student involvement in studies. It focuses that how usage of Facebook gives the effect on student involvement in studies and lowers down their academics which ultimate lead to the destruction of their career. The determination of the paper was based on single fold that is: To find out the impact of Facebook usage on student involvement in the studies. The research is based on a sample of 200 students from different colleges in Gwalior or nearby places. Findings indicated that the data is reliable in nature with different values as reported by Cronbach’s Alpha test. The results show that the students use Facebook for various factors like entertainment, relaxing, passing time but not for knowledge enhancement. Due to their time spent on Facebook, it has got a negative impact on the student academics and this affect their career. The results provide clear insights that over usage of Facebook will ultimately affect student involvement in academics. The results will also be helpful for parents, Educationists and student themselves to take appropriate measures to control the excessive usage of Facebook and further using Facebook as a learning tool.

Keywords: Facebook, Social networking site Addiction, Students involvement in academics

Suggested Citation

Mathur, Garima and Nathani, Navita and Sharma, Ashwini and Modi, Divya and Arora, Garima, Impact of Facebook Usage on Students’ Involvement in Studies (January 6, 2019). Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Digital Strategies for Organizational Success. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3323784 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3323784

Garima Mathur (Contact Author)

Prestige Institute of Management ( email )

Airport Road, Opposite Deendayal
Nagar
Gwalior, MP 474 020
India

Navita Nathani

Prestige Institute of Management ( email )

Airport Road, Opposite Deendayal
Nagar
Gwalior, MP 474 020
India

Ashwini Sharma

Prestige Institute of Management, Students ( email )

Gwalior
India

Divya Modi

Prestige Institute of Management, Students ( email )

Gwalior
India

Garima Arora

Prestige Institute of Management, Students ( email )

Gwalior
India

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