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Winter 9-10-2018

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Raja Thangiah, & Ravi Kumar Kennedy. (2018). INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON INFORMATION SOURCES AMONG PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS IN SELECTED B.ED COLLEGES IN TIRUNELVELI AND THOOTHUKUDI - A STUDY. Library Philosophy and Practice. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/

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This article submitted for your kind consideration to publishing in the reputed journal name of Library Philosophy and Practice

Abstract

This study focusing the influence of social media on information sources among prospective teachers in selected teacher education colleges situated in Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi district. The investigator conducted the random sampling method and prepared the self-made questionnaire for collected the responses from the sample consists of 270 prospective teachers. 264 duly filled-in responses were analyzed. The findings of the study revealed that, 75.8 % (200) of the female prospective teachers have participated in this study. 68.9 % (182) of the prospective teachers were found at the moderate level in their influence of social media on information sources. 71.9 % (46) of the male prospective teachers were found at the moderate level in their influence of social media on information sources, and followed by 73.8 % (45) of the hostel prospective teachers , 70.7 % (106) of the arts subject prospective teachers were found at the moderate level in their influence of social media on information sources. There is significant difference between (i) male and female and There is no significant difference between (i) rural and urban (ii) day scholar and hosteller iii) Hindu, and Christian iv) Arts and Science subject prospective teachers among influence of social media on information sources.

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