Faculty Sponsor

Andrea Hein

Status

Undergraduate

Publication Date

5-1-2021

Department

School of Social Work

Description

The purpose of this study is to research how social media continues to greatly impact the development of a healthy self-image, influencing a high prevalence of low self-esteem among currently enrolled college students (ages 18-26), who are affiliated/connected with social media platforms. The research will also examine/measure significant factors, influencing reported levels of SE. Furthermore, demographics (race, gender identification, college year level, and social media affiliation) questionnaire and survey scale instrument (Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale) data collection will examine differential views of self-esteem. This study aims to identify the impact of social media on SE, among young current college students (18-26), regardless of demographic factors (race, gender identification, college year level, and social media affiliation).

Presentation Type

Poster

Included in

Social Work Commons

COinS
 

Social Media's Impact on Self-Esteem: Among Currently Enrolled Young College Students (18-26)

The purpose of this study is to research how social media continues to greatly impact the development of a healthy self-image, influencing a high prevalence of low self-esteem among currently enrolled college students (ages 18-26), who are affiliated/connected with social media platforms. The research will also examine/measure significant factors, influencing reported levels of SE. Furthermore, demographics (race, gender identification, college year level, and social media affiliation) questionnaire and survey scale instrument (Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale) data collection will examine differential views of self-esteem. This study aims to identify the impact of social media on SE, among young current college students (18-26), regardless of demographic factors (race, gender identification, college year level, and social media affiliation).