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Factor Contributing to Internet Addiction and Its Influence on Academic Procrastination Behavior Among UUM Students

Chong, Khai Lin and Abdul Nifa, Faizatul Akmar and Wei, Chin Peh (2021) Factor Contributing to Internet Addiction and Its Influence on Academic Procrastination Behavior Among UUM Students. Journal of Governance and Development (JGD), 17 (2). pp. 61-75. ISSN 2289-4756

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The Internet has grown comprehensively and rapidly in recent years has led to the existence of an internet dependence dilemma (internet addiction) which leads to their low efficiency, lack of interest and motivation, postponing important academic tasks and jobs, and causing academic delays. This study was conducted to investigate the relationship of between particular factors contributing to internet addiction namely anxiety, depression, self-control and internet addiction itself with academic procrastination among undergraduate students from UUM College of Business (COB). This study is included 370 UUM COB undergraduate students by using questionnaire to collect data and data analysis is conducted using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) software. Descriptive analysis, reliability test, normality test, Pearson correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis were conducted to identifying relationship between independent variables and dependent variable. Results showed anxiety was found a significant relationship with academic procrastination. Besides that, depression and internet addiction were also significant contributing factor to academic procrastination. Lastly, existence of negative significant relationship between self-control and academic procrastination.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anxiety, depression, self-control, internet addiction, academic procrastination
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs Nurin Jazlina Hamid
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2023 10:50
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2023 10:50

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