The Impactof Social Networking Websites on the System of University Values Among Students of Al Ain University of Science and Technology in the U.A.E

Mohammad Slman Alkhazaleh

Abstract


The aim of this study was to identify the impact of social networking websites on the system of university values among the students of Al Ain University for Science and Technology in the UAE. In addition, this study determined the differences in the extent of influence according to the variables of gender and experience. To achieve the objectives of the study, a 35 items questionnaire was developed. The sample was divided into three categories (religious and moral values, social values, personal values). The sample was applied to a sample of 772 students who were randomly selected by the study population of (1700) students and their percentage by 0.45. The results of the study showed that the social networking websites have impact medium on the system of university values among students of Al Ain University for Science and Technology in the UAE was medium . The study also showed that there were no statistically significant differences in the effect of the social networking websites on the university values system among the students of Al Ain University for Science and Technology in the UAE. Due to gender variable, the study also showed statistically significant differences in the impact of social networking websites on the system of university values attributed to the variable college and in favor of the Faculty of Education and Humanities and Social Sciences.

Keywords


Social networking websites, University values system, Al Ain University for Science and Technology.

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