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The effect of social media on researchers’ academic performance through collaborative learning in Malaysian higher education

Al-Rahmi, Waleed Mugahed and Othman, Mohd. Shahizan and Mi Yusuf, Lizawati (2015) The effect of social media on researchers’ academic performance through collaborative learning in Malaysian higher education. Mediterranean Journal Of Social Sciences, 6 (4S1). pp. 193-203. ISSN 2039-9340

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n4s1p193

Abstract

This study aims to explain the way social media contributes to the enhancement of collaborative learning among researchers Malaysian higher education. The sample comprised of 723 researchers. The findings showed that introvert researchers perceive social media to help in increasing collaborative learning and improving their performance. These researchers are more inclined to communicate through social media as opposed to face-to-face. In addition, the sample researchers are inclined to utilize social media. Therefore, Malaysian higher education institutions are recommended to employ social media in enhancing the researchers’ collaborative learning. The researcher employs the use of theory of technology acceptance model (TAM) for this purpose. The results show that collaborative learning positively and significantly relates to impact intention to use social media for collaborative learning to improve performance of researchers in Malaysian higher education.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:collaborative learning, performance of the researchers and higher education
Subjects:A General Works
Divisions:Computing
ID Code:58925
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:30 Apr 2017 08:22

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