The Impact of Social Networking on Enhancing Digital Citizenship among Princess Alia College, Al- Balqa’a University Students

  • Hana Khaled Al Raqqad Professor, Applied Balqa University, Jordan

Abstract

The study aimed to identify the impact of social networking on enhancing digital citizenship among students of Princess Alia University College at Al-Balqa Applied University. To achieve study objectives, the researcher used descriptive analytical methodology, where the researcher prepared a questionnaire consisting of (36) statements distributed over six dimensions: Digital citizenship awareness, digital access, digital commerce, digital etiquette, digital rights and responsibilities, digital safety. After verifying tool validity and reliability, the tool was distributed over the study sample that consist of (300) female students from Princess Alia University College, that was randomly selected, during the year 2019/2020. The study concluded that there is a high level of awareness with a value amounting 3.96 among students of the Princess Alia University College at Al-Balqa Applied University for Digital Citizenship. α =(0.05) on the impact of social networking on enhancing digital citizenship with its dimensions digital access, digital commerce, digital etiquette, rights and responsibilities and digital safety) among students of Princess Alia University College at Al-Balqa Applied University attributed to scientific level and specialization, The study recommended a set of recommendations, including: the need to establish a working group of Jordanian universities, government departments and private, working to raise the values ​​of citizenship in general and digital citizenship in particular.

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Published
2020-09-23
How to Cite
Al Raqqad, H. K. (2020). The Impact of Social Networking on Enhancing Digital Citizenship among Princess Alia College, Al- Balqa’a University Students. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 10(5), 53. https://doi.org/10.36941/jesr-2020-0087