Facebook and Academic Performance: A Positive Outcome

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Title: Facebook and Academic Performance: A Positive Outcome
Authors: González-Ramírez, Reyes | Gascó, José L. | Llopis, Juan
Research Group/s: Sistemas de Información y Recursos Humanos en las Organizaciones (SIRHO)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Organización de Empresas
Keywords: Cyber learning | Issues in social networks | Literature review | Paper provenance | Research methodologies
Knowledge Area: Organización de Empresas
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Kamla-Raj
Citation: Anthropologist. 2016, 23(1-2): 59-67
Abstract: The objective sought with the present paper consists in analyzing the literature about Facebook in order to know the conclusions of the different works with regard to its influence on those results. The examination of 37 papers devoted to this thematic area allows us to know which journals publish more about the impacts that Facebook has on academic performance, which data collection methods are more often used, which topics emerge in parallel to the use of Facebook in the academic context, and which countries are more prolific in this field. The conclusions suggest that, despite the divergence of results, the overall outcome is positive when it comes to the use of Facebook in academic environments.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/53505
ISSN: 0972-0073
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © Kamla-Raj 2016
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://www.krepublishers.com/theanthropologist.html
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