This study aimed to find out teachers perceptions of the importance of usingsocial media in the educational and learning process. The study was based on asurvey descriptive methods. Information was collected through the questionnaire. The study population included all the teachers of the upper primary stage in the public and private schools of the Ministry of Education in Jordan for the academic year 2016/2017. Thestudy population consisted from (37703)male and female teachers. The sample of the study consisted of (2133) teachers, 766 males and 1,367 females, who were randomly selected. After conducting the appropriate statistical analysis, the study revealed that the perceptions of the teachers of the upper primary stage in Jordan of the importance of using social media in the educational process in general were moderate, there were no statistically significant differences(α = 0.05) of the importance of using social media due to the variable of gender on areas of knowledge, skill and the social and macro domains, while there were statistically significant differences in the value field in favor of female teachers, there were statistically significant differences at the level of (α = 0.05) of the importance of using social media due to scientific qualification variable on each field of study and the tool as a whole in favor of those with thehighest academic qualification, there were statistically significant differences (α = 0.05) of the importance of using social media due to years of experiencevariablein each field of study and the tool as a wholein favor of the experiencefrom (1-5) years and more than (10-15) years, there were no statistically significant differences(α = 0.05) of the school typevariable.
Alsayyed, Jihad and Alzyoud, Mohammad
"The Perceptions of High School Basic Stage Teachers towards the Importance of Using Social Media Tools in the Educational Process in Jordan,"
An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities): Vol. 33:
8, Article 1.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/anujr_b/vol33/iss8/1