AFGHAN STUDENTS' PURPOSES OF USING FACEBOOK AT MIRWAIS KHAN NIKA ZABUL INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, ZABUL, AFGHANISTAN release_6a3sd66a7fagvkhzpftj2j3xvi

by Abdul Nafi Himat, Habib Rahman Nazari

Published in American International Journal of Social Science Research by Centre for Research on Islamic Banking and Finance and Business.

p7-15 (2021)

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the students' purposes of using Facebook at Mirwais Khan Nika Zabul Institute of Higher Education, Qalat, Zabul province, Afghanistan. In this research, the quantitative research method was employed, and the data was collected from 115 students through a designed questionnaire. In addition, the respondents were selected through random sample. Additionally, the data was analyzed by implementing IBM 24 version of Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), and found out the frequency and percentage of the items as well reported in a table. Moreover, the findings of this research reveal that learners use Facebook for several goals such as for socializing in order to be socialized in a society, getting social information, read news and for educational purposes, but they did not practice Facebook for the aims to pass their time, and share photos with their friends on the Facebook. 
  JEL Classification Codes: A19, B10, B25, C10, C53
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