Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 2022-12-31T20:17:05+00:00 Pakhshan Fahmi Farho Open Journal Systems <p>KOYA UNIV J HUM SOC SCI (KUJHSS) is a semi-annual academic journal published by the Koya University. KUJHSS publishes original research in all areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. KUJHSS is a Peer-Reviewed Open Access journal. It has neither article submission charge (ASC) nor article processing charge (APC). <br />p-ISSN: <a href="">2707-9341</a> | e-ISSN: <a href="">2522-3259</a> | DOI: <a href="">10.14500/2522-3259</a><br />_____________________________________________________________________________________________</p> The Level of Using Social Networking and its Relationship with Learning Motivation and Positive Thinking 2020-07-29T13:09:56+00:00 Gulala S. Hamad Kawa A. Al-Dawody <p>The aim of this study was discovering the relationship between the use of social Networking, learning motivation and Positive Thinking among high school students in Koya city, in addition, discovering the level of using Social Networks, learning motivation and Positive Thinking in general, and also according to gender variable, finally which kind of Social Networks platforms are most used by students. The researcher used a descriptive (correlation) method as a method of the research. The population consisted of all high school students in koya city which their number were (2969).The sample consisted of(300)male and female students. The researcher used Social Networks and Positive Thinking Measurement; which prepared by the researcher,and Learning Motivation Measurement which is designed by Yusuf al Qatami, after finding validity and reliability the measurement was applied. The researcher used these techniques in IBM SPSS (Mean,Std-deviation, T-Test and Pearson).The results indicated that there is a low degree inverse relationship between using social networks, learning motivation and Positive Thinking, and using social networks was low among students, there were significant differences between genders in favor of males, and also the results showed the level of learning motivation was high and there were significant differences between genders in favor of females. the results showed the level of Positive Thinking was high, The first platform the most used among students was Snap Chat, and secondly, was Facebook, in the light of results the researcher make some recommendations and suggestions.</p> 2022-12-31T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2022 Gulala S. Hamad, Kawa A. Al-Dawody