STUDENT ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE USE OF INTERNET AT SCEM: A SURVEY
Author(s): BHARATHI K., SUJATHA H R
Internet is a most popular and useful tool for all in the present information society. Use of internet is increasing day by day as it is time saving, more informative and less expensive. The present study investigates about Internet usage by the students of SCEM, Mangalore. A survey was conducted in order to assess the pattern of internet use by distributing well-structured questionnaires among the 100 students of SCEM. The response rate was 85 per cent. It was found that the Internet had become a vital instrument for education, research and learning process of these respondents. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the various aspects of Internet use such as, frequency of Internet use, place for Internet use, purposes for which the Internet is used, use of Internet services, ways to browse the information from the Internet, their favorite search engines, problems faced by the users in surfing the internet and satisfaction level of users with the Internet facilities provided by the college. However students have identified slow intent connection as the major problem in their use of internet. The results reveal that many students used internet daily. Further, it is recommended to educate students to use basic internet tools.