Influence of Social Media in the Progress of Learning

D. R. Robert Joan*
Department of Mathematics, Christian College of Education, Marthandam, Tamilnadu, India
Periodicity:September - November'2020


The present study deals with the current situation of social media and how it is utilized in the progress of learning. Many studies related to social media revealed that the students were far from the learning because of social media and also there are many articles related to social media which narrate the negative aspects in it. In this study the investigator decided to find, how social media assists learners in their studies and how an individual utilizes the social media for his/her learning. In this modern scenario, social media takes a vital role in communication, transferring messages, photos, videos, documents, etc. through internet. In educational process also social media takes accountability by sharing notes from one learner to another learner, teacher to student, subject expert to teacher, authorized committee to School, etc. There exist many social media application for communication through online. This leads to the necessity of the knowledge to use social media applications in a proper manner. Also, the social media is very convenient for the learner and the teacher because it reduces the printing cost of materials. Sharing notes through social media saves time in the class. The investigator's aim is to find the Influence of social media in the Progress of Learning. For that, the investigator used the survey method to determine influence of social media in the progress of learning through social media among prospective teachers. The present study consists of 64 samples from a College of Education. The investigator has used “Social Media Educational Scale” to collect the data for the present study. From this study, majority of the prospective teachers have good knowledge of social media.


Social Media, Facebook, Whatsapp, Email, Education, Twitter, Skype.

How to Cite this Article?

Joan, R. R. (2020). Influence of Social Media in the Progress of Learning. i-manager's School Educational Technology, 16(2), 31-38.


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