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Title: A meta-analysis of the relationship of academic performance and Social Network Site use among adolescents and young adults
Authors: Lui, Dong
Kirschner, Paul A.
Karpinski, Aryn
Keywords: Social network site
SNS
SNS-use
Academic performance
meta-analysis
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Lui, D., Kirschner, P. A., & Karpinski, A. C. (2017). A meta-analysis of the relationship of academic performance and Social Network Site use among adolescents and young adults. Computers in Human Behavior, 77, 148-157. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2017.08.039
Abstract: This meta-analysis explores the relationship between SNS-use and academic performance. Examination of the literature containing quantitative measurements of both SNS-use and academic performance produced a sample of 28 effects sizes (N ¼ 101,441) for review. Results indicated a significant negative relationship between SNS-use and academic performance. Further moderation analysis points to test type as an important source of variability in the relationship. We found a negative correlation between SNS-use and GPA, while a positive one for SNS-use and language test. Moreover, we found that the relationship of SNS-use and GPA was more strongly negative in females and college students.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/8956
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