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Social network sites and professional development of lecturers

dc.contributor.authorABDULLAHI, Nimota Jibola Kadir
dc.description.abstractAbstract This study investigated Social Network Sites and the Professional development of lecturers in Kwara State, Nigeria. The purposes of this study are to investigate the correlation between Google Scholar, ResearchGate, and and the professional development of lecturers in three selected universities. A quantitative research design was used in the study. A purposive sampling technique was used to select 120 participants from the sample universities. The researcher looks into the population of academics who engage in using three indicators of Social Network Sites. Pearson product-moment correlation and linear regression analysis were used to analyze the gathered data. The findings revealed that Google Scholar, ResearchGate, and were positively and significantly correlated with the professional development of lecturers. Therefore, it was recommended that lecturers should keep making use of Google Scholar to arouse interest in publication. Furthermore, lecturers should improve on the use of ResearchGate to increase the visibility and impact of their works.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipUniversity of Ilorinen_US
dc.publisherInternational Journal of Learning and Teaching, University of Alcala, Cyprus Spainen_US
dc.subjectKeywords: Collaborative learning,en_US
dc.subjecteffective communication,en_US
dc.subjectGoogle scholar,en_US
dc.subjectprofessional development;en_US
dc.titleSocial network sites and professional development of lecturersen_US

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