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High-speed Internet use and academic gratifications in the college residence
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Internet and Higher Education Volume 6, Number 2, ISSN 1096-7516 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

A multimethod exploration of undergraduates' high-speed Internet use in residence halls took a uses-and-gratifications approach (U & G) and revealed Internet use as integral to students' lives. Students' negative comments about Internet distractions from academic work led to identification of an individual difference variable, internal locus of control of academic effort, as potentially predictive of student variations in use. A random survey (

Citation

Matthews, D. & Schrum, L. (2003). High-speed Internet use and academic gratifications in the college residence. Internet and Higher Education, 6(2), 125-144. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved February 1, 2023 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1096-7516(03)00020-4

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