Social media or cancer? Just like cancer, social media slowly withers away people’s brains, especially in teenagers, when they consume almost everything they read. Social media has grown exponentially while attracting the young minds of teens and molding them without teens knowing. They latch on to things that they feel comfortable with, because they are still trying to find who they really are. Today, social media is used by almost every teenager in America.
The social network on college students has become a basic need for students. It is a daily routine for students to access sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Myspace, and Academia among other sites as they search for information, have fun and connect with other students. The sites have made the world a global village with the availability of the internet everywhere. However, despite the outburst and large numbers of students using social networking, they have positive and negative effects. This paper tries to analyze the argument that social networking has impacted more positively than negatively on students.
As a result, they tend to neglect other subjects’ requirements. There are different types of school works, and how students plan, manage and accomplish them. These requirements are the assignments, seatwork, quizzes, recitations, projects and major examinations. According to Majur (1990) learning in the perspective of behaviorism is a result of experience. Behaviorism is the concept on what people see based on their behaviors.
Schill (2011) also states that the social media sites stimulate negative effects on the behavior of the teen students such as procrastination, and somewhat the students are more likely to use drug and drink liquors. Nevertheless, many students are using social media, such as Facebook, World of Warcraft, MySpace, or Sim City for countless of hours. For some, it may seem like a waste of time; but then social media helps students to expand their knowledge and build social skills, and be an active person who create amd share things/content through social media. Students from college universities shows a lot of interest in social media. According to Martin (2008), Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Blogs, MySpace, or LinkedIn was all defined
The Effects of Social Media on Students Masuma Ahuja, journalist from the Washington Post, said “Teens today, also known as the Facebook Generation or ‘digital natives,’ are part of the first U.S. generation to be so closely identified with technology (Ahuja 3).” Many people believe that social media tends to distract students. With the increasing technological advances, students are encouraged and even required to take part in social media. Social media is a part almost many aspects of a teens life. Social media applications such as Instagram, twitter, snap chat, Facebook, vine, and many more are changing the way teens are interacting which can result in academic struggles. Social media is having a negative affect on students by distracting them from their work and prohibiting them from using their full potential in the classroom and at home.
The results showed that 73% of wired teenagers now use social media websites. Of those seventy three percent of wired students 45% spend 4 to 6 hours, 20% spend 2 to 4 hours, 12% spend 0 to 2 hours, and 23% spend more than 8 hours on social media. “Results show tha... ... middle of paper ... ...uch time on social networks and on their phones but at the same time they are developing important knowledge and social skills. Social websites are encouraging negative behaviors and influence teens to partake in things that can be detrimental to their lives. Social media also causes students to be distracted and causing them to do poorly in class.
Teens that used to hang out outside of school have now turned to these sites to talk and hang out “virtually.” Could you imagine growing up... ... middle of paper ... ...g our society and has greater effect on teens. Parents should be aware of what social media sites their child is using and how much they are on them. Social media has turned from a good thing to a thing that many are addicted to. Works Cited Diaz, Yamalis, Lori Evans, and Richard Gallagher. "Anti-Social Networking: How Do Texting and Social Media Affect Our Children?"
As social media use continues to increase for teenagers and young adults, so do the concerns on the social development in adolescents due to the internet. Many teens are attracted to social media because it provides a place where they can be anonymous and make friends, when at school they may be too shy to do so. In fact, a survey shows that, “participants...said they were better able to express their true selves online than offline, and they tended to project ideal qualities onto their online partners” However, when you have been given the tools and technology to maintain your lives without even speaking a word to someone face-to-face, it is anything but social. As a teen, social development is critical. During these years, a child will learn how to maintain friendships, thrive in social situations, and other important skills.
The main inquiry of this study was to know the effects of zero-based grading system to the academic performance of A4A and A4B students of De La Salle Lipa. In order to assess the effects, the researchers used descriptive method. Descriptive method was used to describe specific behavior that occurs in the environment. It involves three main categories: observation, case studies, and surveys. The study was conducted at around De La Salle Lipa, the researchers’ school.
Classrooms using this approach might incorporate learning strategies that help students categorize and sequence information to assist with processing. Like constructivism, it can be an active style of learning. A1. Support Personal examples of a behaviorist style of instruction are based on the widely renowned theory by B.F. Skinner, which in the classroom can be summarized by reinf... ... middle of paper ... ...speaker and the listener. The student can store often used responses, and prepare anticipated answers prior to situations where he will be meeting with those less familiar with his speech capabilities.