Use of Internet by the Post Graduate Students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU): A Study

Abstract

Author(s): Kousar Taj, Khaiser Jahan Begum

 

The purpose of this paper is to study the use of Internet among Post Graduate students of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU). A survey method was conducted and a well structured questionnaire was used to collect data from a sample of 1350 students. 1200 duly filled in questionnaire were received back. The collected data was analysed using SPSS software. The present study is made effort to determine the various factors regarding the use of Internet by distance learners of various disciplines of KSOU. The results obtained from the study have been discussed and evaluated, awareness of Internet use and frequency of use of Internet. The results obtained provide information about the extent of Internet use for academic purposes, Place of Internet use and also about the devices used for accessing Information through Internet.

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