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Constructivism Theory: The Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance in Higher Education

Version 1 : Received: 1 December 2020 / Approved: 2 December 2020 / Online: 2 December 2020 (15:39:28 CET)

How to cite: Al-Rahmi, A.M. Constructivism Theory: The Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance in Higher Education. Preprints 2020, 2020120072 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202012.0072.v1). Al-Rahmi, A.M. Constructivism Theory: The Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance in Higher Education. Preprints 2020, 2020120072 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202012.0072.v1).

Abstract

This paper aimed to use social media impact on student studies in higher education. Apart from enjoyment and academic purposes, many educational practices and processes have been influenced by social networks. This paper highlighted the use of media tools in higher education as well as indicates out some of the factors. Moreover, through a literature review of related articles, we aim to provide insights into the impacts of a social network on educational quality, actual use of social media, and performance impact in higher education. A questionnaire survey on constructivism was circulated among a total of 206 university students as the key method for collecting data. This research hypothesizes educational quality and actual social media use indicates a positive effect in education, all of which also hypothesizes constructivism for educational quality and actual social media that in turn improve students’ satisfaction, and performance impact. Moreover, all research findings were attained through a quantitative method using the Structural Equation Modeling (SEM-AMOS). Findings of this research to indicate a positive effects students on their academic through behavioral intention to utilize social media to actual social media use for teaching and learning on higher education. Moreover, the results mention the use of social media for learning purpose, as well as social media to enables the sharing of knowledge, discussions, and information to enhance students' learning activities, Further studies are recommended which universities educators should take this into consideration when planning their curricula; it comes to the inclusion of technology in the teaching process.

Subject Areas

constructivism theory; social media; educational quality; students’ academic performance; engagement

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