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      Information Retrieval, Self Directed Learning and Academic Performance among Facebook Users

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      Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies

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          Online social networking refers to social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Meetup, Tribe and MySpace. Since the inception, the number of online social networking is being created rapidly with many sophisticated features being developed ever since.  The Facebook has gained much popularity among the public mainly for interactions as well as for exchanging information. This study intends to investigate the information retrieval that occurs in the Facebook platform and if the process of retrieving information on the Facebook support academic performance.  Fifty-nine self-directed adult learners participated in this research.

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          Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies
          jABs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-7528
          February 20 2018
          March 16 2018
          : 3
          : 7
          : 49
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          10.21834/jabs.v3i7.257
          © 2018

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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