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Effects of Facebook Addiction in the Study Habits of 2nd Year BSA Students of GenSantos Foundation College Incorporated

In Partial Fulfillment
of Requirements
in
Technical Writing

Members:
Averilla, Angelie
Baisac, Julie Ann
Estrebilla, Reah
Giducos, Richie
Subang, Kristia Lou

March 2011
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
As researchers, we would like to extend our debt and gratitude to the following person who has been part of completing this requirement.
We would like to direct our thanks mostly to our Creator that gives knowledge, wisdom and strength in completing this requirement.
To our teacher, Ms. Febelyn Hamboy, for her guidance and criticizing our works for the betterment of this.
The financial support of our parents, as well as moral guidance and every word that has been a source of idea and inspiration to us.
Friends, classmates, and to our critics, we thank you all. Your contributions will be treasured, rest assured.
God bless and long live!

ABSTRACT

This paper is conducted to determine the effects of Facebook addiction in the study habits of selected 2nd year BSA students. It is done by means of questionnaire consisted of six (6) items. The researchers used the simple random sampling methods. Based on the gathered data, the researchers want to know if there is a significant effect between the studying habits of the selected students to Facebook addiction. And through this study, it will help the parents monitor their children; to the school administrator to implement necessary programs for students; to internet cafe owners to make some guidelines in internet use and to students to know what are the signs and symptoms of Facebook addiction, how to quit to it without having to quit Facebook, what could be the ways to stop Facebook addiction and what are its effects to the study habits of selected students.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page ……………………………………………………………………………………. 1 Acknowledgement ………………………………………………………………………....... 2 Abstract ……………………………………………………………………………………… 3 Table of Contents …………………………………………………………………………… 4

Chapter I
THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING
Introduction …………………………………………………………………………………. 6 Statement of the Problem …………………………………………………………………… 7 Significance of the Study …………………………………………………………………… 7 Scope and Delimitation …………………………………………………………………….. 8

Chapter II
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND ITS STUDIES
Foreign Literature ………………………………………………………………………….. 9 Foreign Studies …………………………………………………………………………….. 9 Definition of Terms ……………………………………………………………………….. 10

Chapter III
METHODOLOGY
Research Design ………………………………………………………………………….... 12 Respondents ………………………………………………………………………………... 12 Instruments Used …………………………………………………………………………… 12 Data Gathering Procedure ………………………………………………………………….. 12

Chapter IV
PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION DATA …………………… 13

Chapter V
SUMMARY, FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Summary …………………………………………………………………………………... 19 Findings ……………………………………………………………………………………. 19 Conclusions ………………………………………………………………………………... 20 Recommendations …………………………………………………………………………. 20

Bibliography ………………………………………………………………………………..

Chapter I
THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING

Introduction
Why has the social network website Facebook become so popular and virtually affecting millions of people across the globe? What is it with Facebook that has everyone glued to it day and night? Facebook is a social networking site created by a student of Harvard University, Mark Zuckerberg, in 2004. It allows users to add people as friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles and to notify friends about themselves. Additionally, users can join networks organized by workplaces, schools, colleges, political parties and religious groups amongst others. Long before...
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