Yıl 2018, Cilt 19, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 214 - 227 2018-10-01

Social Networking Usage Questionnaire: Development and Validation in an Indian Higher Education Context

Savita GUPTA [1] , Liyaqat BASHIR [2]

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The concept of social networking has received much attention from academia over the last decade in India. Widespread research has conceptualized the term social networking with almost all of the studies either conceptual or based on case studies. This paper is an attempt to clarify the construct of social networking by developing a reliable and valid questionnaire measuring social networking usage. 420 university students from 6 universities in Jammu and Kashmir were surveyed via a random sampling technique and factor analysis carried out on their responses. The findings revealed that social networking usage can be decomposed into four factors: academic; socialization; entertainment and informativeness. The internal consistency indices, Cronbach’s alpha of social networking usage (α= .830) indicates good internal reliability. The findings revealed that the newly developed questionnaire has significant psychometric features.

Social networking usage, university students, scale development, factor analysis
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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tojde471918, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2018}, volume = {19}, pages = {214 - 227}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.471918}, title = {Social Networking Usage Questionnaire: Development and Validation in an Indian Higher Education Context}, key = {cite}, author = {GUPTA, Savita and BASHIR, Liyaqat} }
APA GUPTA, S , BASHIR, L . (2018). Social Networking Usage Questionnaire: Development and Validation in an Indian Higher Education Context. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 19 (4), 214-227. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.471918
MLA GUPTA, S , BASHIR, L . "Social Networking Usage Questionnaire: Development and Validation in an Indian Higher Education Context". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 19 (2018): 214-227 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tojde/issue/39785/471918>
Chicago GUPTA, S , BASHIR, L . "Social Networking Usage Questionnaire: Development and Validation in an Indian Higher Education Context". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 19 (2018): 214-227
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ISNAD GUPTA, Savita , BASHIR, Liyaqat . "Social Networking Usage Questionnaire: Development and Validation in an Indian Higher Education Context". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 19 / 4 (Ekim 2018): 214-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.17718/tojde.471918