The Journal of Korean Society of Community-Based Occupational Therapy Vol.6 No.1 pp.1-11
The Correlation between Social Network Service Strength and Social Participation of University students
Key Words : SNS,SNS,SNS Strength,Social Network Service,Social Participation,University student
Purpose : By confirming the relationship of the Social Network Service(SNS) strength and social participation, it tries to present the basic data of the social participation of the university students. Method : Students that department of Occupational Therapy in K University was done to target 136 people. SNS strength was measured to be stored in the mobile phone SNS friends and KakaoTalk average call times. measurement tool of social participation was used Maastricht Social Participation Profile(MSPP) as modifed by Godelief et al.(2009). MSPP is composed of formal social participation(undertaking) and informal social participation(contact with friends and acquaintances and contact with family) item. Results : The study shows a significant correlation between the number of SNS friends and Undertaking item and between KakaoTalk average call times and Contact with friends and acquaintances item(α=0.05). Conclusion : College student SNS strength and social participation showed a correlation. Therefore, The higher the SNS strength and social participation is determined to have a positive impact on the daily life of college students.