Discuss The Impact Of Social Media On Academic Performance

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Ms. KAROLINE
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KAGORO M.D. NGHIPOPI T.S.T

EXPLAIN THE IMPACTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE TOWARDS STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.

Contents
Introduction 3
Strengthens cooperation and teamwork 4
Creates awareness 4
Source of information 4
Improves class participation 5
Eases learning 5
Addictive 5
Inability to write without reliance 6
Depression and Embarrassment. 6
Influences relationships 6
Distraction 7
Conclusion 7
Reference List 8

EXPLAIN THE IMPACTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA USE TOWARDS STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE.

Introduction
The impact of social media has to some extent affected students’ academic performance both positively and negatively. Social media can be defined as platforms
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Furthermore, Dunn (2011, para. 1) states that social networking has boosted the rate and the attribute of collaboration for students. This is possible because students are able to communicate and share content of documents like notes and assignments, for example through WhatsApp groups which increases work efficiency and teaches them how to work and relate in groups. In my opinion, this situation would also help a student who missed out on classes for reasons like financial constraints and sickness to catch up after a while, if they had been taking part in a WhatsApp group and the documents or files of the previous lessons had been shared through…show more content…
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