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IJIET 2018 Vol.8(2): 95-107 ISSN: 2010-3689
doi: 10.18178/ijiet.2018.8.2.1018

The Effectiveness of Using Ning Social Network on High School Female Students' Achievement in English

Haya Suliman Al Jasser

Abstract—This study aimed at measuring the effectiveness of Ning social network on high school female students' achievement in English. The researcher has used a quasi-experimental methodology to examine the effect of the independent variable: the use of Ning social network on the dependent variable: the achievement of senior high school students. The study group included all senior high school students enrolled in public high schools in Riyadh province. The total sample consisted of (N=42) students , divided into two groups : an experimental group, consisting of 21 students taught using Ning social network for two weeks , and a control group of 21 students taught by the traditional method. All students were administered both a pre-test and post-test in English Language achievement. Results showed a statistically significant difference between the average achievement of the experimental and control groups. For the experimental group.
In light of the results obtained, the researcher presented a number of suggestions and directions for future research.

Index Terms—Ning social network, e-learning.

Haya Suliman Al Jasser is with King Saud University, Saudi Arabia (e-mail: hajaser@gmail.com).


Cite: Haya Suliman Al Jasser, "The Effectiveness of Using Ning Social Network on High School Female Students' Achievement in English," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 95-107, 2018.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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