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Information sharing through social networks: The impact on academic performance

Mohd Nadzir, Maslinda and Folasade A, Aluko (2014) Information sharing through social networks: The impact on academic performance. In: 5th International Conference on Science and Technology (ICSTIE 2014), 17-18 September 2014, Park Royal Hotel Penang, Batu Feringgi Penang.

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Information sharing is a widely recognized area in information science literature.Literatures have shown that the most highly productive individuals in the communication network shows social ties influence and are more visible than those individual with less productivity.Theorists opined that information sharing is significant to the achievement of learning performance.This study aims at examining the influence of information sharing on academic performance.139 postgraduate students were surveyed in Universiti Utara Malaysia with a self-administered questionnaire.The collected data was analysed with Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) for Windows version 16.0.The influence of information sharing on academic performance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized By: Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences Universiti Teknologi MARA ( UiTM) Penang
Uncontrolled Keywords: information sharing, academic performance, social network sites
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Ts. Dr. Maslinda Mohd Nadzir
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2014 07:20
Last Modified: 23 May 2016 02:09

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