Challenges associated with the use of social media in sharing academic information by students in Tanzania

  • Nicholaus Mwalukasa Sokoine University of Agriculture

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to examine challenges associated with the use of social media in sharing academic information. The research has used the cross sectional research design. The participants in this study were 120 students at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. These participants were chosen through systematic sampling. The data were collected by a questionnaire. SPSS was used for data analysis. Frequency, percentages and mean was the descriptive statistics employed while multiple linear regression was used to determine challenges associated with the use of social media in sharing academic information. The results revealed the challenges affecting the use of social media for sharing academic information in higher education are high cost of airtime, inadequate technical knowhow and slow internet connection

Published
2020-10-28
How to Cite
MWALUKASA, Nicholaus. Challenges associated with the use of social media in sharing academic information by students in Tanzania. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 3, p. 546-557, oct. 2020. ISSN 2241-1925. Available at: <http://qqml-journal.net/index.php/qqml/article/view/635>. Date accessed: 28 nov. 2020.