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Summer 5-20-2019


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The study analysed awareness and use of social networking sites among the physically challenged students of alagappa university its affliated colleges in sivaganga districts, a study (69.5%) respondents were male, , 31.52 percentage of them are in the age group of 26 -30, 55.28% majority of respondents belong to the rural area, majority (37.15) of the respondents are doing 1st year, majority the respondents has UG degree of studying in 33.33 %of them are in the respondents 35. (54.28) of the respondents are using Crutches, 73.33% of the respondents are regularly using the university library, the majority (89.52) of the respondents are viewing Text Books, Majority of the respondents were frequently using library websites (75.28), Majority the respondents are Social Networking Sites 95.23 Facebook, . It is observed from the table that majority the respondents are using SNS daily (39.05), Majority of the respondents were learn by course materials (31.52), 36.19% of the respondents are using by desktops, The survey research design was used for the study. The total population includes 120 physically challenged students are registered students from the Alagappa university and its affiliated colleges in Sivagangai Districts. A questionnaire has been prepared in such a way that the respondents could easily understand the items. A total number of 120 questionnaires were distributed among the respondents. The investigator could collect questionnaires from only 105 out of 120 respondents among whom the questionnaires were distributed. This constitutes 87.50% (105/120) of the total response.

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RAJA M.docx (51 kB)



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