The research has been conducted in November 2009 1084 students completed our online survey 1083 students completed our online survey (515 male, 568 female) The questions concerned the use of Internet and computer habits.
100 Boys 50 Girls
Distribution of students in the sample by school
Do you have an internet access at home?
95% of students have internet access
Time spen with using the computer
35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% 0 hour 1 hour 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 hours hours hours hours hours hours hours primary school secondary school higher education
students used the computer usually 2-3 hours per a day the primary school students have the lowest value of this activity
St dents use t e Internet ....
neithe to c n t uct a web page to update p og am
to downl ad video to downl ad mu ic 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90%
Most of them just download music and films
70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0%
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the most preferred websites are about TV and movie programs
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Do you use the Internet for learning/study purposes?
I ask help from my teachers on chat/msn/skype I ask help from my teachers by e-mail I search on Sulinet I take a part in common project work I don't use it I look for a material for my own presentation I ask help of my fellow students I use it for language learning I look for an additional learning materials I search on Wikipedia
Sulinet = Hungarian Schoolnet
W ere do you c at wit t e ot ers?
other chat sites on forums on sky e by e-mail on blog sites by sms on community sites on msn 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%
The most preferred is MSN Å2. placedµ: the social networking websites
45% 40% 35% 30% 5% 0% 15% 10% 5% 0%
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The majority of respondents use social networking sites daily or even more frequently!
e wor i g si es do you regis ered on?
I don't use t ash li e this 6 sites I don't use it 5 sites 4 sites 3 sites 1 site 2 sites 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%
most of students are registered to 2 social networking sites
Which c mmunity site have y u egiste ed n?
MySpace Donna Twitter Hi5 HotDog Barátikör Facebook MyVip IWIW 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80%
the most preferred social networking site in Hungary is IWIW (Recently Facebook is getting much more popular and now it is the second one)
Time spent in fr nt of TV
45% 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% 0 hour 1 hour 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 hours hours hours hours hours hours hours primary s hool s ondary s hool higher education
most typical answers: watching TV 1-2 hours per day primary school pupils do it significantly more than others
How much time do you spend with reading daily? (We don't count the coursebooks)
80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% don't like reading don't read all days less than 1 hour 1-2 hours more than 2 hours
the girls like reading significantly much more better, and read more, than boys
90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% comed e ie action
science scientific wartime romantic nature fiction
the most preferred genres are the comedies and series/soap operas the boulevard genres are liked generally
The most frequent/important activity for Netgeneration is the communication (on msn, on social networking websites). They use of the computer is more widespread than viewing watching TV. The majority of students use the Internet and the computer just for having fun. Their digital knowledge expertise fails to meet expectations.
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