The Impact of the Use of YouTube and Facebook on Students’ Academic Achievement in Geography Course at the University of Jordan for the Bachelor's Degree


  •  Mamon Saleem Al Zboun    
  •  Saif Al Deen Al Ghammaz    
  •  Malik Saleem Al Zboun    

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of the use of YouTube and Facebook on students’ academic achievement in geography course at the University of Jordan for the bachelor's degree, and the effect of the variable of the cumulative average. The study was conducted in the first semester of the academic year 2017/2018. The study consists of two groups: the first was taught by using YouTube and Facebook and the number of its members is (43) students, and the second group which is the control group was (34) students.

A quasi-experimental approach was used and the study’s tools were the educational material designed in a manner consistent with the methods of YouTube and Facebook, and a 25-point achievement test to measure the students' achievement in geography course. The validity and reliability of the study tools were verified by known scientific methods.

The results showed that there was a statistically significant effect on the achievement of the students of the University of Jordan in the geography course due to the variable of method of teaching and to the two experimental groups that were taught using the methods of YouTube and Facebook. There are too statistically significant differences (α = 0.05) due to the cumulative average and the significance was in favor of those with good, very good and excellent assessments. 



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  • Issn(Print): 1913-1844
  • Issn(Onlne): 1913-1852
  • Started: 2007
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Google-based Impact Factor (2018): 6.49

h-index (January 2018): 30

i10-index (January 2018): 163

h5-index (January 2018): 19

h5-median(January 2018): 25

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