Academy of Educational Leadership Journal (Print ISSN: 1095-6328; Online ISSN: 1528-2643)


The Impact of Social Media on College Students During Covid-19 Pandemic

Author(s): G.B. Larson, Southern Illinois University

During the closure of faculties, students are victimisation social media to continue their learning further on recognize additional data concerning the COVID-19 eruption. Social media features a main role in speedily spreading of panic concerning the COVID-19 pandemic among students within the Gaza. In response to reports of individuals experiencing variable levels of tension and depression throughout the eruption of COVID-19, researchers have argued that exposure to connected data on social media could be a salient tributary issue. supported the integrated model of contemplative response vogue and therefore the diathesis–stress model, it's been prompt that incorporating rumination and heedfulness could elucidate the potential mechanism underlying the aforesaid association. This study aimed to look at the mediating role of rumination and therefore the palliative role of heedfulness within the association between social media exposure to COVID-19 data and psychological distress. The results from on-line form responses of 439 school students from 2 universities in urban center, Hubei Province, showed that rumination mediate the association between SME and psychological distress. what is more, heedfulness was discovered as a protecting issue that buffered the adverse result of SME on psychological distress through rumination. These findings advance a far better understanding of the formation method of psychological symptoms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and supply insights relating to effective interventions for adverse mental state consequences in school students.

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