The Effects of Social Networking Sites to the Study Habits of the Students
A Term Paper Presented to
Prof. Ma. Lorena T. Ramos of the English Department
San Beda College
In Partial Fulfilment of the
Requirements for Business Communication & Research
Philip John S. Sotto
Angel Jean B. Evite
Christian Allen C. Marte
Shaira Nicole M. Espolong
Kyle Xaviery Alcos
March 10, 2015
Topic: The Effects of Social Networking Sites to the Study Habits of the Students of 1AMC SY 2014-2015 in San Beda College
Title: The Effects of Social Networking Sites to the Study Habits of the Students
Statement of the Problem:
The Researchers aimed to describe the ...view middle of the document...
Facebook, launched in 2004, became the largest social networking site in the world with billions of users amongst Twitter and Instagram.
Web-based social networking services leave a big impact on social relations. It allows users to share ideas, posts, activities, events, blogs and interests with people in their network. It is also keeping its users updated from emerging trends. The concept is analogous to live radio and television broadcast.
Social networking platforms may also be impacting the way learners engage with technology. Social networks and their educational uses are of interest to many researchers.
Recent studies have shown that social network services provide opportunities within professional education, curriculum education, and learning. However, there are constraints in this area. Researches, especially in Africa, have disclosed that the use of social networks among students have been known to negatively affect their academic life. This is buttressed by the fact that their use constitutes distractions, as well as that the students tend to invest a good deal of time in the use of...