Contact Author Globalization has offered considerable controversial impact. It has been viewed as a process that is major factor that is a key to the development of the world economy and also it is inevitable and irreversible. Some regard it with hostility, fear that increases inequality between nations, threatens employment and living standards and social progress. These brief facts is an overview of some aspects of globalization and aims to identity ways in which countries can tap the gains of this process while remaining realistic about its possible abilities and its dangers.
The Effects of Social Media on Student Performance Introduction Effects of social media in education has been discussed and debated by educational researchers and social media researchers since the start of these platforms.
Students have been more and more involved in using social media with the passage of time. Parents, teachers, and education researchers have been discussing the advantages and disadvantages of frequency of use and time spent on social media.
There are research studies, which find social media useful in the sense that it facilitates teacher-student and student-student interaction and learning improvement. While there are others who are against the use of social media by students as they are of the view that social media wastes the time of students and thus effects their academic performance.
Academic performance means the level of achievement of students in their studies. Social media include Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter, web 2.
Research finds different opinions regarding the role of social media in higher education whether that is through virtual or real classes. The researchers say that different institutions have established facilities to take greater benefits from social media but there is still lack of proper integration of these media into educational setup to gain maximum benefits.
Again, they argue that extroverts are often good in self-regulation. This characteristic of self-regulation reduces the negative impact of social media usage on their academic performance.
They also conclude that the extent of deep involvement also called cognitive absorption determines about how much time students spend on Facebook and how many times do they visit Facebook. Multitasking is another personal characteristic of humans. Similarly, they also found that time spent on social media and time spent on homework are negatively related.
Junco explained that when students use social media in certain ways, then it has negative effects on their performance. Therefore he suggests that this issue should further researched.
He observes that some specific uses of social media improve academic performance of students while other ways lower their performance. Majority of students from Malaysian Higher Education Institutes say that they use social networks for informal learning and that it helps them to connect to their friends and classmates to get help in their studies.
However, half of the students say that interaction with teachers is not very common on social media. Gupta studied the effects of social media on the performance of students in distance education. Conclusion The above studies show that research on the role of social media and social networking sites in academic performance of students is still unclear about the results.
Most of the researchers have created more questions than finding answers. However, careful investigation is still demanded in this area. Investigating faculty decisions to adopt web 2. Theory and empirical tests. Relationship between social media and academic performance in distance education.
Universal Journal of Educational Research,1 3 The use of social networking sites among Malaysian university students. International Education Studies,5 3p Social media for educators: Strategies and best practices.Globalization vs. Asian values. For information on the impact of globalization on Tibet, click here.
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For information on what South Korea thinks about globalization. regarded as if it is a natural process by the popular media. 1 I would like to thank Dr Voon Phing Keong, Director of the Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies for his invaluable comments.
See Hoon Peow received his LLB (Hons) from University of Glamorgan in , Globalization and the Malaysian Experience: Upsides and Downsides. Globalization has a great influence on the media and further its impact on us.
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