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The Extent Of Engagement To Social Networking Sites, The Impact Of Playing Mobile Games, And The Students’ Learning Experiences: An Assessment

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Cris Norman P. Olipas, Rodibelle F. Leona



Degree of Learning Experiences, Engagement to Social Networking Sites, Evaluation, Impact of Mobile Games, Information Technology, Program Intervention



This study aimed at evaluating the extent of the engagement to social networking sites, the impact of playing mobile games and the degree of learning experiences among the first year Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) students in a State University in Central Luzon, Philippines to provide a basis for designing intervention programs and improving the existing programs and activities of the college. It utilized a mixed method of research, employing a descriptive design to describe the evaluation made by the Information Technology (IT) students as the respondents of this study. A total number of 500 first year students participated in this study during the Academic Year 2019-2020 by answering a self-made survey questionnaire which passed the content and reliability analysis made by the researchers. Results show that there is a large extent of engagement to social networking sites among IT students. The positive and negative impacts of playing mobile games were identified and evaluated, and the degree of learning experiences show that IT students frequently and actively engaged, participated, attended, and involved in different activities essential for their holistic development. The results of this study contributes to the body of knowledge focusing on evaluating the extent of engagement to social networking sites, mobile games, and learning experiences and may provide new opportunities and insights for future researches.



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