Author : Jonaid M. Sadang*, Jinu K. Rajan, Benjamin Joel L. Breboneria, Paulo Carl G. Mejia, Abdulrahman Albougami, Jehan Y. ElRazkey, Naima D. Mala, Rolisa N. Almario, Nasren E. Bandera, Jalilah M. Macalipot, Janna Farina E. Pado
Literature has cited several challenges of social media usage in the educational process of the students. Aim: The paper aims to determine the influence of social media usage on nursing students’ academic performance. Likewise, to identify factors which influence social media usage in the learning process of tertiary-level education. Methods: This paper utilized descriptive-correlational design. Using G power analysis, a total of 246 nursing students were computed to partake in this study. Mindanao State University, Mindanao Institute of Healthcare Professionals, and Saffrolah Dipatuan Academy were considered as research locale. Frequency, mean, and standard deviation were utilized for descriptive analysis while Pearson correlation was used for inferential data analysis. Key words: Social Media, Information Technology, Student Nurses, Demographic Factors, Academic Performance.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD