Thesis On Social Networking Effects Thesis In Management Skills
Evaluating the amount of research that surrounds the usage of social networking sites in the education system, it is important to determine whether or not, have these sites led to any impact on student engagement and achievement.This paper will be therefore able to review the available literature to study and present both the positive and negative impacts of online networking on the most high in demand segment of our society (The youth). To find for what purposes the students are using social networks. To find effects of social networks on studies of the students. To find Student’s ideas on how social networks can be used positively for education purposes. To find average time spent on social networks by UNIVOTEC students f.Most people believe that social messaging is more of a benefit than a consequence, but using social media can actually be harmful.Impact of social networking websites on the education of the youth The researcher tries to portray, social networking sites such as Facebook, My Space and Twitter are gaining popularity with the pace of time and due to their attractive features the youth of today’s generation is fascinated towards them.
This also illustrates the academic performance of students using social networking sites.Some have derived benefit out of these sites whereas some have become academically challenged by the use of these websites.Individuals have set their own limits as to when and when not to access these websites but we witness very few out of the lot who does not access or make use of these sites at all.Impact of social networking sites on students This study establishes the fact that out of all the respondents targeted, nearly 55.4% of the total population from people ranging in the age group 15 to 25 use social networking sites and also states that most of the users from the same age group use these sites as a medium to seek entertainment.In terms of gender division, male users are more as compared to female users wherein male users generally derive knowledge based information from these sites.Facebook, My Space, Twitter, Linked In, Skype and Ning are a few such sites that attract maximum of the youth to tune in to them and thereby embodies their own merits and demerits that desperately need to create an actual picture among the youth.It has now become an evident and usual sight to face individuals being insensitive to chat in worshipping places, homes when relatives and guests are around, highways, schools, colleges and social gatherings wherein they are so preoccupied and engrossed into their phones that they do not even bother to look up as to where they are which results in their inability to prioritize as to what is important and what isn’t.To begin with there are many Cyberbullies have used this to their advantages by threatening people anonymously by calling them names or by sometimes by telling them to not show up at school, or to die and kill themselves. This type of behavior is unacceptable because by bullies being able to go undercover people who might have been afraid to say something can now do so being without having to worry about being discovered.Social media is the key to all of these bullies, without the use of social media most of these bullies wouldn't even bother anybody.David Gewirtz realized that some of the people who see a personal social media website could be a friend, potential employer, and even a stranger.Gewirtz warned most students to monitor what they are posting online.