ATTITUDES OF STUDENTS IN LIBYAN UNIVERSITIES TOWARDS USING FACEBOOK GROUPS AS A LEARNING TOOL
This study explored the attitudes of students in Libyan universities towards using Facebook groups as a learning tool through adopting a descriptive analytical approach. The data were obtained during the first semester of the academic year (2021/2022). Regarding the population, it involves all the students enrolled in Libyan universities. The researcher chose a purposive sample from the students enrolled in Libyan universities. He chose 300 female and male students from the faculty of art and faculty of education at four universities (i.e. Omar Almukhtar University, Elmergib University, Benghazi University, and University of Tripoli). All those universities are located in Libya. Questionnaire forms were passed to them by hand. All the forms were retrieved and deemed valid for analysis. Regarding the response rate, it’s 100%. Data was administered to the SPSS program to be analysed. Means and standard deviations were calculated. The researcher found that the attitudes of students in Libyan universities towards using Facebook groups as a learning tool are positive. Other results were reached. For instance, using Facebook groups as a learning tool raises students’ engagement in the learning process and promotes collaboration among students. It expands students’ knowledge and facilitates the process of making a summary for lessons.
Keywords: Attitudes, Libyan Universities, Facebook Groups, Learning Tool, Libya