The Attitude of Students of The University of Jordan Towards The “Social Media Networks” Subject

Rula Hamdi Alsabba, Abeer Abdelrahman Khader, Safa’a Mohammad khalil

Abstract


This study aims to search the students’ attitudes in The University of Jordan towards the “Social Media Networks” subject, and in order to reach the study’s goals, a descriptive surveyor methodology was adopted, the study sample consisted of (198) students of bachelor degree who enrolled the subject for the second semester; academic year 2014/2015 from both genders in a random cluster way. A tool was designed to measure the students’ attitude towards “Social Media Networks” subject; the tool paragraphs targeted five dimensions: course content, faculty members, school applications, evaluation methods and laboratories offered by the university. The study results showed that the students’ attitude towards “Social Media Networks” subject, were positive in general levels and in medium degree. The course content and the school applications obtained the highest average respectively, followed by laboratories offered by the university and evaluation methods, faculty members took the last position. The results also show that there are no differences of statistical indications regarding the gender, educational level or experience options in the use of networks while a difference occurred regarding faculty’s type in favor of scientific faculties.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/mas.v12n4p215

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