Sinhgad Institute Of Management

STUDENT’S ATTITUDE AND USE BEHAVIOR TOWARDS SEARCH ENGINES
SYNOPSIS FOR RESEARCH METHODOLOGY PROJECT

PROJECT MEMBERS 1. RINKLE KAPUR 2. RINA MADAVI 3. REVATHI PILLAI 4. PUNAM SHINDE 5. POOJA ZORE

ROLL NO. 29 36 47 51 59

PROJECT GUIDE : PROFF. VIDYA GAVEKAR

In this study. we investigate the effects web search engine on students search behaviour and search effectiveness. . Being able to search more precisely allows you to cut down on the amount of information generated by your search. Search engines have the ability to provide refined or more precise results on any subject. The search engine allows one to ask for content meeting specific criteria.INTRODUCTION A web search engine is an internet application designed to help find information on the World Wide Web.

IMPORTANCE OF STUDY 1. We investigate the effects of various search engines on students search behaviour and search effectiveness. We sought to determine the dependency of students on the web search engines in today’s era. 3. We seek to consider various purposes behind academic uses of search engines and searcher’s perception and satisfaction levels with the result. We determine to find the Search strategies used by the students. and their effectiveness in the search. We seek to acquire the views and perceptions of students towards search engines 4. We require studying the students use of the search 5. 6. . 2.

Gujarat. The respondents are the students of various fields such as IT. etc. The respondents have the age of 18 and above.SCOPE OF STUDY 1. 2. HR. Maharashtra. Kerala. 3. Finance. Tamil Nadu. . Respondents have been selected from 5 states – Punjab. Research.

To know the various purposes for which The Search Engines is used. To study the impacts of Search Engines on student. Comparison between various search engines. 4. To know the popularity and awareness of various Search Engines. 5. 3. 2. .OBJECTIVES OF STUDY 1. To study the current & latest Search Engines.

Google is the most popular Search Engine as compared to other Search Engines. Youth uses Search Engines for most of its Routine activities. 4. 3. Search engine helps students increase their subject and general knowledge. 5.HYPOTHESIS OF STUDY 1. . Students are highly dependent upon search engines. Creativity levels of students have decreased. 2.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Quota sampling .

LIMITATION OF STUDY 1. 2. We are considering just 5 States for the research. The general public is not taken into consideration for being respondents. . Respondents are only students.

Columbia University. Hong K-S. A.com 3.com 2. Aberdeen.phillb.REFERENCES 1. 2005.. M-K. Department of Information Management.Betsy Sparrow. Proff. Aberdeen Business School. Konstantina Martzoukou. In : Students’ Attitudes Towards Web Search Engines – Increasing Appreciation Sophisticated Search Strategies. 2008. URL: www. Educational Technology and Society. Phill Bradley. Ridzuan. In: Students' attitudes toward the use of the Internet for learning: A study at a university in Malaysia. Scotland 5. 2003. In : Search engines negatively affect Information retention. 4.thesearchenginelist. . New York.A & Kuek. URL: www.

Sr. 1 2 3 4 5 Name Of Student Rinkle Kapur (29) Rina Madavi (36) Revati Pillai (47) Punam Shinde (51) Pooja Zore (59) Sign Of Student Guide Sign .No.

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