Company
LOGO
Author: Vijaykumar Meti
Ph.D Research Scholar, Dept of MJMC, Gulbarga University
Presented at national semina...
The Study has been made in an effort to explore the
consumption pattern in regards to the usage pattern of
Internet of po...
Internet education thus also provides the individuals
to balance their time according to their own needs, as
there is no ...
Todeterminethepurposeofinternetusageforstudents.
Objectives
Tofindouttheintensityofinternetusageofstudents.
Toevaluatew...
5
52
28
15
Own Computer/
Laptop
University
Computer Labs
Smartphones/
Tablets
Cyber Cafe
Places Where Respondents Usually ...
18
48
15
19
Less than 2 hours 2-3 hours 4-5 hours More than 5 hours
Hours Spent on Browsing Internet
Academic
Notes
Chat
Rooms /
Video
Calls
Online
Forum
E-Mail
Online
Journals
Social
Networkin
g
Online
Games
Yes 56 49 41 4...
68
23
9
Improved Neutral Not Improved
Academic Performance Using Internet
Conclusion
The study reveals that internet does play vital role in
the educational field.
Using Internet for academic st...
A Study On The Internet Usage Pattern Of Postgraduate Students Of Gulbarga University
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Education these days has been the top priority for any family or individual, and no doubt amongst the latest technologies to promote and maintain the education standards the Internet comes first. Internet is not only an access to websites; it is abound of resources of information and knowledge. The resources provided on various websites are indeed very informative and useful for professionals and students as well. The only pre-requisite is the research over the Internet for a specific educational topic, and then this information just needs to be filtered to gain the basic knowledge of what you are looking for.

Therefore, these are true Internet resources which deal with every individual’s education needs. An attempt has been made to explore and study the consumption pattern in regards to the usage pattern of Internet of postgraduate students in the Gulbarga University. The study also includes student’s rationale of Internet usage, and also the impact on them based on the sample of 100 respondents in the selected postgraduate
departments of Gulbarga University. The results are discussed and have been observed the attitude of students towards information technology, and the purpose of Internet usage for students.The objective of research was to evaluate weather is there any relationship between the usage of Internet and students academic performance.

To better understand the relationship how the Internet affects university students learning the following questions should be answered. What are the benefits of using the Internet as part of a university education” what are the main factors affecting such use? What is the impact of such use on student learning? What does it take to encourage positive
attitudes in students toward Internet use? This study tries to answer these questions by exploring the antecedents to and the impacts of Internet use in university education.

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A Study On The Internet Usage Pattern Of Postgraduate Students Of Gulbarga University

  1. 1. Company LOGO Author: Vijaykumar Meti Ph.D Research Scholar, Dept of MJMC, Gulbarga University Presented at national seminar on “New Media & Indian Democracy” organized on January 25-26, 2014 by Department of Mass Communication & Journalism at Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
  2. 2. The Study has been made in an effort to explore the consumption pattern in regards to the usage pattern of Internet of postgraduate students in the Gulbarga University Education these days has been the top priority for any family or individual person, and no doubt amongst the latest technologies to promote and maintain the education standards the internet comes first.
  3. 3. Internet education thus also provides the individuals to balance their time according to their own needs, as there is no fixed time to attend the lectures. Internet has also provided the opportunity to study online. There are virtual universities set up, in which the students can take classes sitting on the computer anywhere by logging on to the university’s website and select virtual class.
  4. 4. Todeterminethepurposeofinternetusageforstudents. Objectives Tofindouttheintensityofinternetusageofstudents. Toevaluatewhethertheuseofinternetwillimproveacademic performanceofstudents.
  5. 5. 5 52 28 15 Own Computer/ Laptop University Computer Labs Smartphones/ Tablets Cyber Cafe Places Where Respondents Usually Access Internet
  6. 6. 18 48 15 19 Less than 2 hours 2-3 hours 4-5 hours More than 5 hours Hours Spent on Browsing Internet
  7. 7. Academic Notes Chat Rooms / Video Calls Online Forum E-Mail Online Journals Social Networkin g Online Games Yes 56 49 41 43 46 62 22 No 44 51 59 57 54 38 78 Content Viewed in Internet
  8. 8. 68 23 9 Improved Neutral Not Improved Academic Performance Using Internet
  9. 9. Conclusion The study reveals that internet does play vital role in the educational field. Using Internet for academic study has improved the postgraduate students performance Internet helped students to downloading e- books, reading scientific articles, ask experts in the forums and share knowledge to others  Students also use Internet for entertainment, like online gaming, visiting social networking sites, chat rooms and video calls.

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