“THE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL NETWORKING IN THE
FIRST GRADING ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF THE
FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OF WPU-LABORATORY HIGH SCHOOL
IN ABORLAN PALAWAN, SCHOOL YEAR 2012-2013”
MANUEL L. BUCAD JR.
Submitted to the
WESTERN PHILIPPINES UNIVERSITY PUERTO PRINCESA CAMPUS
In partial fulfillment of the requirements
for the Methods of Research
Master in Educational Management
June – October 2012
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
LIST OF TABLES
LIST OF FIGURES
LIST OF APPENDICES
Statement of the Problem
Significance of the Study
Scope and Limitations of the Study
Operational Definition of Terms
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND STUDIES
Locale of the Study
Respondents of the Study
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
Demographic Profile of the Respondents
SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
This study aims to determine the effects of social networking to the first grading academic performance of the first year students of wpu-laboratory high school in aborlan. Specifically, it sets to answer the following questions: 1.) What is the demographic profile of the student in terms of: a) Age
e) Parent’s occupation
f) Family’s monthly income
g) Monthly, weekly or daily allowance.
2.) What are the effects of social networking in the First grading academic performance of the first year students of WPU laboratory school in Aborlan? 3.) What is the level of social network in terms of actual usage hour/s of the respondents? 4.) What is the level of the first grading academic performance in terms of GWA of the respondents? 5.) Is there any significant relationship between the student’s demographic profile and their academic performance? 6.) Is there any significant relationship between the student’s level of social network usage and their academic performance? 7.) Is there any significant relationship between the demographic profile of the student and their level of social network usage?
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This study has a great significance primarily to communication and information technology sector, as well as to the sociologist, students, teachers and administrators.
This study is significant for both of the graduate students and for the university as well. The positive result of this study can benefit the right facilitation of social networking in the institution and the community.
SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
The researcher limits the study in terms of problem, locale, duration and population. This study deals on the first grading academic performance of the first year WPU-labarotary high school in Aborlan Palawan. The respondents are composed of 54 freshmen highschool WPU-Laboratory students in Aborlan school year 2012-2013 . This study was conducted during the first semester of the school year 2012-2013.
OPERATIONAL DEFINITION OF TERMS
* Chat - can refer to any kind of communication over the internet but traditionally refers to one-to-one communication through a text-based chat application commonly referred to as instant messaging applications.
* Facebook - is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study, and live around them.
* Internet- The Internet is a vast 'interconnection of computer networks' that spans the globe * Online - The state of being connected to the Internet (generally through an ISP, an OSP, or a network).
* Social Media – Social media is media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using...
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