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The Involvement of The Social Networking Site on The Interpersonal Relationship of The Fifth to The Sixth Grade Elementary School Students
the fifth to the sixth grade elementary school students, personalities, social networking site Facebook, the involvement, interpersonal relationship
|Issue Date: ||2012-11-13 17:01:10 (UTC+8)|
This research investigates the influence of the social networking site, Facebook, on the interpersonal relationships and personality of elementary school students in the fifth and sixth grade.
The aim of this research includes understanding the variables in these students’ background in terms of their personality and the involvement of Facebook in their current interpersonal relationships. Also, this research will discuss the difference in the students’ personality and their involvement with Facebook, the difference in the students’ involvement of Facebook and their interpersonal relationships, the relevance between students’ involvement of Facebook and their interpersonal relationships, and predict the students’ personality towards their involvement of Facebook. Finally, a conclusion will be included with suggestions for future research.
In order to reach the purposes of this research, this research adopted the questionnaire method and designed a questionnaire under the basis of documentary theory called “The Questionnaire for the Research About the Personality of the Fifth and Sixth Grade Elementary School Students and the Involvement of Social Networking Site, Facebook, on Interpersonal Relationships." Research data are collected from children who attended public and private elementary schools in Yungan District, Kaohsiung City. The valid samples are 217. After the statistic analysis and induction, the research reached the following findings and conclusions:
1. There is a difference in the personality of the students due to different background variables. The background variables included their gender, their parent’s employment status, the parental attitude towards disciplinary practice, and their length of experience using Facebook.
2. There is a difference in the involvement of Facebook of the students with various background variables. The background variables included their grades in school, their length of experience using Facebook, and the average time that the students spend on Facebook daily.
3. There is an obvious difference in the interpersonal relationship of the students due to different background variables. The background variables included their gender, the parental attitude towards disciplinary practice and the purpose of using Facebook.
4. The research showed no obvious difference between the students’ personalities and the involvement of Facebook.
5. There is a significant difference in the students’ involvement of Facebook and their relationship with their teachers.
6. There is no relationship between the students’ personalities and their involvement in social networking sites. The research showed a positive correlation with the students’ involvement of Facebook and their relationship with their teachers. It exhibited a significant correlation between the students’ personalities and different levels of interpersonal relationships, with an exception of neuroticism.
7. This research predicts that students who posses a trait of “Intellect and conscientiousness” in their personality and have higher involvement of social networking sites will have better relationships with their teachers.
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