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Internet usage among undergraduate student in Malaysia


Yung, Chiau Sian and Mat Yamin, Fadhilah and Wan Ishak, Wan Hussain (2013) Internet usage among undergraduate student in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Rural ICT Development (RICTD), 25-27 June 2013, Melaka International Trade Centre, Ayer Keroh, Melaka.

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Abstract

The internet is one of the main resources for information. Through internet information can be disseminated and retrieve from any location regardless of the political and geographical boundary.The ease of the internet encourages institutions of higher learning to employ the internet to support students' learning.Many studies have been conducted to access students, perception towards the internet usage.This paper aim to re-access the student usage of the internet to support their learning.The assessment is vital in order to understand students' internet usage as different group of student may perceive internet differently.Undergraduate students were chosen as they are among the active group if internet user.The findings show that all students are actively using internet to fulfill their academic requirement and social needs.The findings reflect that most of the undergraduate students pay high responsibility towards the use of internet as this facility is freely provided by their institution of higher learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 978-983-2078-74-6 Organized by: ITU-UUM ASP CoE for Rural ICT Development, Universiti Utara Malaysia & School of Computing, UUM College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet Usage, Internet Utilization, E-Learning
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Fadhilah Mat Yamin
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2013 07:37
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 03:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8938

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