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2016 International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) (2016)
Islamabad, Pakistan
Dec. 19, 2016 to Dec. 21, 2016
ISBN: 978-1-5090-5300-1
pp: 63-68
ABSTRACT
Internet addiction also called as "internet dependency" is a disorder related to excessive or poorly controlled preoccupations regarding computer use and internet access. Although the advantages of internet are undeniable, however, from the pathological perspective its excessive usage is creating disturbances not only in family and relationships but also in health, academics and memory recall in users. Nowadays, the adults between the ages of 18-29 are considered as the most preoccupied population with internet. To explore the relationship among internet addiction with time management, and its impact on students' academic performance, this article presents the results of the study that was conducted with the students of Sukkur IBA. The article aims to analyze the relationship among internet addiction and time management. It also analyses the impact of time management on students' academic performance when considering internet addiction as a covariant. At the end, the article analyze the gender differences among level of internet addiction, time management and academic performance. Chi square independency test, t test and one way ANOVA tests were performed to analyses the data. The results seems to prove that internet addiction and time management are depend and variance in one can cause variance in other. The results also reveal that students' ability of time management has a significant impact on their academic performance. Lastly, the results provide evidences that students' gender has no impact on overall study.
INDEX TERMS
Internet, Sociology, Statistics, Data collection, Instruments, Reliability, Computers,time management, Internet addiction, internet dependency
CITATION
Shafaq Siddiqi, Zulfiqar A. Memon, "Internet Addiction Impacts on Time Management That Results in Poor Academic Performance", 2016 International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT), vol. 00, no. , pp. 63-68, 2016, doi:10.1109/FIT.2016.020
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