Economics & Sociology

ISSN: 2071-789X eISSN: 2306-3459 DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X
Index PUBMS: f5512f57-a601-11e7-8f0e-080027f4daa0
Article information
Title: The Use of Social Media Supporting Studying
Issue: Vol. 10, No 1, 2017
Published date: 03-2017 (print) / 03-2017 (online)
Journal: Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
Authors: Sebastian Kot
Czestochowa University of Technology

Mingjie Tan
Sichuan Open University

Larisa Dragolea
1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia
Keywords: social media, networking, students, educational process
DOI: 10.14254/2071-789X.2017/10-1/12
Index PUBMS: 1642a234-0042-11e8-94c4-fa163e5d4f72
Language: English
Pages: 169-180 (12)
JEL classification: L85, L82

This paper aims to identify the degree to which social media influence or support the learning process among students. The research was complex, involving three international panels, comprising students from Poland, China and Romania. Although intercultural differences between the three countries are evident, the attitudes and perceptions of the usefulness of social media in learning activities tend to be homogeneous, revealing not just the extensive use of this worldwide phenomenon amongst young people, but also its significance. Social media have impacted greatly on the way people relate, both positively and negatively. This research focuses on the analysis of the use of social networking in the process of training and self-training in youth education.


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