Social media tools used for agriculture graduate student for Academic performance
Thatchinamoorthy C, Dr. J Meenambigai
New media tools are web-based information communication tools for disseminating information to a broad audience, often with shared interests. It has become a huge and integral component of how people spend their time online. It has great potential for sharing information and gaining knowledge. However, several questions have emerged about these new media tools with respect to agricultural education, research, and services. Given the expanding scope and enormity of the use of new media tools, the researchers sought to identify the activities and the level of their use related to agriculture education that is being shared in this platform. The objective of research was to determine the accessibility and extent of new media tools used in relation to students’ subject discipline. Information from students on communication techniques and activities related to agricultural education was collected through new media tools such as Whatsapp, Facebook and survey monkey and data were analyzed using mean and frequency. It was revealed that 80 % of the students were engaged in socially integrated on new media platforms. In addition, more than 70% of students performed in social networking like Facebook and Google+. Online has entered into all departments throughout the world.