Impact of Facebook Usage on Students’ Involvement in Studies
10 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2019 Last revised: 25 Apr 2019
Date Written: January 6, 2019
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
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