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Greetings in the name of St. La Salle!

We, students of Bachelor of Science in Advertising Management from De La Salle
University, are asking for your time in answering this questionnaire as part of our requirement
for our DSILYTC course. This will not take more than 10 minutes in answering but we suggest
that you take your time in thinking about your answers. This is for our research about Effects of
Social Media Usage in Academic Behavior.

Consent Form
You are being invited to participate in a research study titled Effects of Social Media Usage in
Academic Behavior. This study is being done by students from De La Salle University Manila.
You were selected to participate in this study because we are conducting the survey for Effects
of Social Media Usage in Academic Behavior.
The purpose of this research study is to identify social media and the usage of the students. If
you agree to take part in this study, you will be asked to complete an online
survey/questionnaire. This survey/questionnaire will ask about allowance, online shopping, and
buying habits and it will take you approximately 10 minutes to complete.
You may not directly benefit from this research; however, we hope that your participation in the
study may help the students and future researchers .We believe there are no known risks
associated with this research study; however, as with any online related activity the risk of a
breach of confidentiality is always possible. To the best of our ability, your answers in this study
will remain confidential. We will minimize any risks by treating the response with utmost
confidentiality and will only be used in this study. Your participation in this study is completely
voluntary and you can withdraw at any time.
By clicking “Yes, I agree” below you are indicating that you are at least 18 years old, have read
and understood this consent form and agree to participate in this research study.

Age:_______ Gender: O Male O Female
How many hours do you spend studying in a day?
(Please input actual number ONLY. Ex:2)_______

What was your CGPA during First Term? ____________

What social media application do you most frequently use?
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Instagram
 Snapchat
 Messenger
 YouTube
 TikTok
How many hours do you spend on social media in a day?
(Please input actual number ONLY. Ex:2) _____
Part 2. Social Media and the Student
Instructions: Please encircle the number that corresponds to your answer on the following
statements, where:
1 – Strongly Disagree (Very untrue of me)
2 – Disagree (Untrue of me)
3 – Neither Agree nor Disagree (Neutral)
4 – Agree (True of me)
5 – Strongly Agree (Very true of me)
A. Addictiveness of Students to Social Network and Academic Performance
1. Addiction to online social networks is a problematic issue that affects my
academic life. 1 2 3 4 5

2. Online social networks distract me from my studies. 1 2 3 4 5

3. Hours spent online can never be compared to the number of hours I spend
reading. 1 2 3 4 5

4. There is no improvement in my grades since I became engaged into these

social networking sites. 1 2 3 4 5

B. Exposure of Students to Social Media Network and their Academic Performance

5. I usually have unlimited access to Facebook and this has affected my 1 2 3 4 5
academic performance negatively.
6. I engage in academic discussions on Twitter and this has improved my 1 2 3 4 5
academic performance.
7. I make use of Messenger to disseminate knowledge to my class mate. 1 2 3 4 5
8. I solely rely on information gotten from Wikipedia to do my assignments 1 2 3 4 5
without consulting other sources.
C. Use of Social Media and Students' Academic Performance
9. The usage of Wikipedia for research has helped improve my grades. 1 2 3 4 5
10. Engaging in academic forums on Google reduces my rate of 1 2 3 4 5
11. I use materials gotten from blogging sites to complement what I have been 1 2 3 4 5
taught in class.
12. I will not perform well in my academics even if I stop using social media. 1 2 3 4 5
D. Gender Usage of Social Media
13. Males and female students use social media networks differently in different 1 2 3 4 5
14. Female students use social networking sites more to explicitly foster social 1 2 3 4 5
15. Gender determines the level of social media network usage. 1 2 3 4 5
16. Males are more effective at using social networking sites for non-academic 1 2 3 4 5