Social Media and Its Contribution to Education Among the Youths: A Case Study of Kampala International University:

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Kampala International University, Colleges of humanities and social sciences
The study was on social media and its contribution on youths’ education. The new media outlets of (Wikipedia), blogs and microblogs (e.g., Twitter), content communities (e.g., YouTube), social networking sites (e.g., 8 effective learning and instruction, including hardware and software (Percival et al. 1993). Further, social media proponents argue that these digital learners rely on different learning styles and prefer tools, such as multimedia platforms and social networking, to enhance their learning (Skipton et al. 2006). Yet, thescassumption also appear dubious. Recent research shows that digital multitaskers are actually less efficient and effective than non-multi taskers. The experiments conducted showed that multi-taskers who followed several streams of electronic information had greater difficulty paying attention, controlling their memories, and switching from one task to the next than their non multitasking peers. Multi-taskers who try to do academic work while texting, instant messaging, surfing the web, checking email, and social networking are easily distracted and drawn to irrelevancy (Phir et al. 2009).
A Dissertation Submitted to the College of Applied Economics and Management Science in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication of Kampala International University.
Social Media, Contribution to Education, Youths, Kampala International University: