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Educational Use of Social Networking Sites by the Students of KLE Society’s G.H. Arts, Science and Commerce College Haveri: A Study


Library Herald

Year : 2023, Volume : 61, Issue : 2

First page : ( 130) Last page : ( 143)

Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469.

Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2023.00019.2


Educational Use of Social Networking Sites by the Students of KLE Society’s G.H. Arts, Science and Commerce College Haveri: A Study


Holeyannavar Atmanand G1, Latte Ashwini2, Bankapur Vinayak M3

1Librarian, KLE Society’s, Gudleppa Hallikeri Arts, Science & Commerce College, Haveri, Email: nandu.nand32@gmail.com

2Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi., Email: gashwini364@gmail.com

3Chairman, Department of Library and Information Science, Rani Channamma University, Belagavi., Email: bankapur@rcub.ac.in


Abstract

Social Networking Sites are the most used Web platforms by the young generation. The present study is conducted to understand the role SNSs in educational activity, and whether the SNSs have a positive or negative impact on educational activities. The study is based on the survey method, the questionnaire is prepared and sent through the Google forms online platform. 279 responses are received from the students of G.H Arts, Science and Commerce College, Haveri. Out of 279 responses,174 (62.4%) are Female respondents and 105 (37.6%) are Male. According to discipline wise the responses are divided into Commerce 113 (40.5%), Arts 95 (34.1%) and Science 71 (25.4%). The collected data were analysed with Ms-excel software and results are demonstrated with the help of tables and charts. The study concludes that SNSs are used by most students and 63.1% of students agree that SNSs are useful for educational growth.


Keywords

Social Networking Sites (SNSs), Education, Communication, College Students, WhatsApp Haveri.

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