The Effect of Social Networks on National Identity of the Students

1Ali Ghaemi, Alireza Khoddami*, Keramatollah Rasekh


The study has aimed to investigate the effect of modern communicational technologies on national identity of the students in Islamic Azad University of Kerman. The methodology is survey and statistical population includes the students of Islamic Azad University of Kerman. The statistical sample has been calculated as 397, using Cochran formula. The findings of the study were obtained in two sections of descriptive statistics (frequency distribution, graph, mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics using t-test for independent groups, correlation coefficient and regression coefficient in significance level of P<0.05. The findings of this study indicate that national identity of the students based on gender and marital status are not significantly different at the level of 5% while participants’ job, house, residence place and education level show significant difference at the same level. Moreover, there is a significant and positive relationship between income and national identity. The rate and type of using modern media have also significant and positive relationship with the students’ national identity.


Communicational Modern Media, Identity, National Identity, Student, Kerman.

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