Identification of Relationship between the Use of Mobile-based Virtual Social Networks and Critical Thinking Skills

Sadaf Alizadeh Derakhshi, Leila Rezaii, Fatemeh Razavi, Fariba Sarfaraz

Abstract


Today, scientists know the use of critical thinking skills as one of the ways of equipping students to keep pace with the fast moving world of information technology and digital media networks. The main objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between the use of virtual social skills of mobile-based and critical thinking in students Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Allameh Tabataba'i. Research was survey .The study population is all students of Allameh Tabataba'i University Faculty of Education and Psychology. Using simple random sampling of 100 people were chosen as samples. ANOVA of one way ANOVA was used for data analysis (ANOVA) and Tokay test to determine differences between groups. The results showed that students who use the mobile-based virtual social networks and critical thinking, and aspects of evaluation, analysis, inductive reasoning, deductive reasoning, there was no significant difference and no significant difference was observed only in the aspect of perception. Also shown there was no significant difference among the groups that are mobile-based virtual social networks with a group that did not use it. So we need to find ways to vaccinate society against new technologies in order to provide a framework for the proper use of facilities including mobile technology.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n1s1p259


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