The relationship between social media and the academic performance of the students.docx

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Researchers: Researchers:

Balumaga, Shella Mae E. Balumaga, Shella Mae E. Cadalso, Grace Q.

Cadalso, Grace Q. Cainglet, Cristopher Cainglet, Cristopher Sanchez, Charie Mae Sanchez, Charie Mae

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Social media is any website that allows social interaction; it is growing rapidly Social media is any website that allows social interaction; it is growing rapidly throughout the world. More adult and teenagers are joining sites such as facebook, throughout the world. More adult and teenagers are joining sites such as facebook, twitter and instragram to interact with friends, family and strangers. The introduction twitter and instragram to interact with friends, family and strangers. The introduction of social media has changed the world in many ways. It affects each individual in of social media has changed the world in many ways. It affects each individual in different ways. Today it can be used as a very helpful tool in changing a person`s different ways. Today it can be used as a very helpful tool in changing a person`s life, but at the same time cause such conflicts which can negatively effects the life, but at the same time cause such conflicts which can negatively effects the academic performance of the students.

academic performance of the students.

Social media is very significant nowadays in communicative process Social media is very significant nowadays in communicative process because we are able to communicate globally in all circumstances, we develop our because we are able to communicate globally in all circumstances, we develop our capability of expressing ourselves toward others and it is the path to teach abroad, capability of expressing ourselves toward others and it is the path to teach abroad, complying requirements, applying a job and knowing what is happen globally.

complying requirements, applying a job and knowing what is happen globally.

Nevertheless, all of this usefulness of social media will cause Nevertheless, all of this usefulness of social media will cause disadvantages which can destroy the life of a person particularly in the life of the disadvantages which can destroy the life of a person particularly in the life of the students in their academic performances. Social media may cause distraction of the students in their academic performances. Social media may cause distraction of the students during their class hours, their interest in the learning will distract by this students during their class hours, their interest in the learning will distract by this social media. Students may spent more time in dealing facebook, instagram, twitter social media. Students may spent more time in dealing facebook, instagram, twitter and other website that involved socialization even in

and other website that involved socialization even in the pass hours.the pass hours.

Students can miss their studies and spent a lot of time in social media. Students can miss their studies and spent a lot of time in social media. They can`t make their assignments and requirements, cannot study well and cannot They can`t make their assignments and requirements, cannot study well and cannot actively participate in class discussion that may affect their academic performance. actively participate in class discussion that may affect their academic performance. Students must have time management in when, where and how they used social Students must have time management in when, where and how they used social media. They must have the schedule to focus one thing in a certain time before media. They must have the schedule to focus one thing in a certain time before doing anything else. Although social media can help the students in different ways doing anything else. Although social media can help the students in different ways but they have their limitations. Students must have more time in studying than using but they have their limitations. Students must have more time in studying than using social media.

social media.

In this research, the researcher will try to find out the relationship between In this research, the researcher will try to find out the relationship between social media and academic performance. If this is cost positively or negatively social media and academic performance. If this is cost positively or negatively otherwise both of them can be used in the same hour and place.

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This study study aimed aimed to to determine determine the the effects effects of of social social media media to to the the academicacademic performance of the students of Marian College.

performance of the students of Marian College.

Specifically, this study answers the following problems: Specifically, this study answers the following problems: 1. What are the profiles of students of Marian College?

1. What are the profiles of students of Marian College?

2. What is the mean number of hours per week that spent by the students on social 2. What is the mean number of hours per week that spent by the students on social media.

media.

3. What is the average midterm grade of the students during the first semester of the 3. What is the average midterm grade of the students during the first semester of the school year 2017-2018?

school year 2017-2018?

4. Is there significant relationship between the number of hours spend on social 4. Is there significant relationship between the number of hours spend on social media and the average midterm

media and the average midterm grades of the students?grades of the students?

Objectives Objectives

• To find To find out the out the profiles of profiles of students ostudents of Marian f Marian College in College in the relationsthe relationshiphip between social media and academic performance of the students.

between social media and academic performance of the students. •

• To identiTo identify the fy the mean numean number of mber of hours hours per week per week that spethat spent by nt by the studethe students onnts on social media in the relationship between social media and academic social media in the relationship between social media and academic Performance of the students.

Performance of the students. •

• To deterTo determine the mine the average average of midterm of midterm grade ograde of the f the students students during the during the firstfirst semester of the school year 2017-2018 between the relationship between the semester of the school year 2017-2018 between the relationship between the social media and the academic performance of the

social media and the academic performance of the students.students. •

• To eTo examine xamine the sigthe significant relanificant relationship tionship between between the the number number of hof hours ours spendspend on social media and the average of midterm grades of the students between on social media and the average of midterm grades of the students between the relationship of social media and academic performance of t

the relationship of social media and academic performance of t he students.he students.

Hypothesis Hypothesis

 There is nThere is no significant relationso significant relationship between hip between the number the number of hours sof hours spend onpend on social media and the average midterm grade of the students.

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The theoretical and conceptual framework shows the relationship of social media The theoretical and conceptual framework shows the relationship of social media toward the academic performance of the students. It happens that the researcher toward the academic performance of the students. It happens that the researcher willwill try to locate the effect of the number of hour spending in social media in relation to try to locate the effect of the number of hour spending in social media in relation to their academic performance.

their academic performance.

Significance of the Study Significance of the Study Students:

Students:  The result of this study will boost student knowledge in classifying the  The result of this study will boost student knowledge in classifying the effect regards to their performance which enables them to eradicate their effect regards to their performance which enables them to eradicate their weaknesses and guide them to self-improvement.

weaknesses and guide them to self-improvement. Teacher:

Teacher:  They can firmly understand and give their focus on how social media  They can firmly understand and give their focus on how social media affects the aspec

affects the aspects of learning. ts of learning. They can integThey can integrate academic perrate academic performance that caformance that cann make students engage actively in study different classroom activities.

make students engage actively in study different classroom activities. Parents:

Parents:  This study will give clearer understanding and motivate them to support  This study will give clearer understanding and motivate them to support and follow up the needs of their children.

and follow up the needs of their children. School Administration:

School Administration:  They can give knowledge and education for the students  They can give knowledge and education for the students so that they can get a brighter future.

so that they can get a brighter future.

Usage of social media

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Future researchers:

Future researchers:  This research will serve as a guide to the new generation  This research will serve as a guide to the new generation researchers to improve their knowledge on t

researchers to improve their knowledge on the effect of social he effect of social media to the academicmedia to the academic performance of the students.

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