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ERIC Number: EJ1017551
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct-10
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Relationship between Internet Addiction and Academic Performance among University Undergraduates
Akhter, Noreen
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n19 p1793-1796 Oct 2013
The purpose of this study was to study the relationship between Internet addiction and academic performance among university undergraduates. The study also focused to examine the gender differences among students on internet addiction. The sample comprised of 359 university undergraduates. Their responses to the "Internet Addiction Scale" and GPA for the previous semester were collected and analyzed using methods including descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, and simple linear regression analysis. The results suggested that internet addiction was a significantly negatively correlated with academic performance of university undergraduates. Results also suggested gender difference in internet addiction. Male students had higher internet addiction than female ones. Based on the above findings, some suggestions were proposed as a reference for practical applications and future research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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