Effects of Social Networking on Undergraduate Student’s Grades

1550 WordsJun 20, 20187 Pages
Introduction Social networking has made its way into American culture quickly and is more prevalent now than ever before. Many people have different views on the relevance and benefits of social networking, whether they are positive or negative standpoints. Nevertheless, social media and networking is a part of our American lifestyles as a whole. As a Computer Information Systems major and studying the foundations and composition of computer applications, I would like to research the effects that social networks have on underclassmen undergraduate students attending an Historically Black College or University. In order to conduct this research, a study and survey must be held to determine whether social networking positively or negatively…show more content…
These authors of this research article include Turan Zeynep, Hasan Tinmaz and Yuksel Goktas of Istanbul and Erzurum Turkey. Zeynep Turan is a PhD Student in the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology in Ataturk University, which is located in turkey. Dr. Hasan Tinmaz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Istanbul Gelisim University in Istanbul, Turkey. Lastly, Dr. Yuksel Goktas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology at the Ataturk University in Erzurum, Turkey. Body The objective of this research is to find the effects of social networking on students at universities, specifically at the Ataturk University in Erzurum, Turkey and at Istanbul Gelisim University in Istanbul, Turkey. The integration of social networking in the culture of young adult and teen Americans has raised many issues of whether or not social networking has a positive or negative impact on students. This issues calls for such research to be conducted on students at universities where social networking is relevant. The authors’ thesis is “Although social networking websites (SNSs, especially Facebook) have become highly popular with youths, some university students do not want to participate in such sites.”(Zeynep, Tinmaz and Goktas. pg. 1). Another way to look at the results of this research is that since
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