Effects of Social Media on the Academic Performances of Students of Faculty of Agriculture, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Nigeria

Adejo Patrick Emmanuel, M.K Ibrahim, O.A Ogurinde


The main purpose of this research study was to examine the effects of social media on students’ performances in Faculty of Agriculture, Kogi State University, Nigeria. All the 1673 full-time undergraduate students formed the sample. A multistage sampling procedure was used for this research & a well structured questionnaire was used to elicit information from the respondents. Descriptive statistics and Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient were used to analyze demographic data. Research findings showed that there was a positively significant relationship between the time spent on social media and academic performances of students. Results also showed that socio-economic characteristics of students had an effect on the level of subscription to social media by students


Agriculture; Social Media; University; Students; Academic Performance; Nigeria

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2018.4.30.6152-6156


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