The Higher Institution Student: Evaluate the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) of Using Social Media as a Learning Tool

  • Bello Aliyu
  • S. B. Goyal


The route via which Information or knowledge is being shared and received between lecturers and the pupils has always been regarded as social media. One of the many reasons why universities utilize social network is to promote collaborative learning and social engagement. As a result, this research investigates the mass commonly utilized social network platform by the pupils to share and receive files, documents and even notifications from their teachers or course mates. According to the findings, 48 percent of the pupils utilize Facebook as a learning aid, the reason why is because it allows the students to share and receive notifications, files, and documents from their teachers. This study has also looked at the most commonly utilised social network site for pupils to form group for homework or class. According to the findings, 50 percent of pupils utilised WhatsApp to create and join groups for homework or class and other educational pursuits. Similarly, this study examines the link among dependent and independent variables, concluding that there is a substantial relationship between the variables based on the findings. In addition, 360 people took part in the survey. The data was analysed utilizing the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Finally, the study discovered that dependent and independent variables have a substantial impact on collaborative learning via social network, which could lead to improved educational learning outcomes for students


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How to Cite
ALIYU, Bello; GOYAL, S. B.. The Higher Institution Student: Evaluate the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) of Using Social Media as a Learning Tool. International Journal of Advanced Research in Technology and Innovation, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 154-163, may 2022. ISSN 2682-8324. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 july 2024.