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WHAT IS COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY?

Over 2.7

billion people are

using the Internet, which corresponds to

39% of the worlds population


- International Telecommunication Union

DATA RESULTS

Fig.1: Devices used in accessing the Internet


1.20% 1.20% 10.84% Smart Phones

Computers

Smart Phones & Computers


43.37% 27.71% Computers & Tablets

Smart Phones & Tablets

Smart Phones, Computers & Tablets 12.05% 2.41% Smart Phones, Computers, Tablets & Others

85.54%
have

of the respondents

two or more devices to


access the Internet

Fig. 2:Time Spent of Students on 2.41% the Internet on a daily basis


13.25% 2.41% 30 mins. 1hr. - 2 hrs. 2 hrs - 4 hrs. 4 hrs. -6 hrs. Others

32.53% 49.40%

49.40%
of respondents spend

2-4 hours
surfing the internet

Fig. 3: Time Spent of Students on studying on a daily basis


8.43% 6.02% 30 mins. 1hr. - 2 hrs. 2 hrs - 4 hrs. 4 hrs. -6 hrs.

44.58%

40.96%

44.58%
of respondents

spend

2-4 hours studying

TABLE 1:
Choice 1: It helps me understand Choice 2: It helps concepts that I me do advance dont understand lessons in a classroom discussion when I study distraction for me becomes a Choice 3: It

Rank 1

54.39%

14.04%

31.58%

Rank 2

38.60%

26.32%

36.84%

Rank 3

7.01%

59.64%

31.58%

Two main effect of internet to


students are:

It helps them with their studies


It becomes a distraction

2.41% 4.82%

1.20%

Fig. 4: GWA of students


4.82%
8.43% 1.25-1.00 1.50-1.25 1.75-1.50 2.00-1.75 2.25-2.00 2.50-2.25 2.75-2.50 3.00-2.75 3.5

14.46%

12.05%

18.07%
33.73%

91.56 %
of respondents have

impressive grades

Fig. 5: What Students Attend to First as They Go Out of School Premises


12.04% Studying 24.10% Surfing the Internet Others

63.86%

63.86% of respondents

surf the internet first rather than study

TABLE 2:
Choice 1 Rank 1 15.06% Choice 2 Choice 3 Choice 4 0% 1.37% Choice 5 8.22 % 13.70% Choice 6 1.37% 6.85% 4.11% 9.59% Choice 7 1.37% 4.11% 4.11% 1.37% 4.11% Choice 8 2.74% 5.48% 5.48% 9.59% 17.81%

6.85 % 64.38%

Rank 2 36.97% 16.44% 15.07%

Rank 3 16.44% 32.88% 12.33% 10.95% 13.70% Rank 4 12.33% 15.06% Rank 5 12.33% 10.59% 4.11% 0% 17.81% 30.14%

23.29% 15.06% 16.44%

Rank 6
Rank 7 Rank 8

4.11%
1.37% 1.37%

6.85%
2.74% 6.85%

1.37%
4.11% 2.74%

17.81%

9.59%

19.17%

9.59%

31.51%

12.33% 10.95% 30.14% 16.44% 21.92% 15.06% 1.37% 10.95% 57.53% 4.11%

Choice 1 Research (for school work) Choice 2 Check Email Choice 3 Going to Social Networking Sites Choice 4 File Sharing Choice 5 Browse Choice 6 Watching Tutorial Videos Choice 7 Play Games Choice 8 - Download

64.38 % of students visit first

social networking sites

Fig. 6: Effect of the Internet on the Academic Performance of Students


13.25%
22.89% Yes. Positively Yes. Negatively Yes. Both (Postive and Negative) No, it doesn't have an effect.

16.87% 46.99%

46.99 % of the students said that


internet

affects them

both positively and negatively

DOES AFFECT THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE


THE INTERNET
OF STUDENTS, BUT IN AN

INDIRECT MANNER.

IT IS THE THE STUDENTS

STUDY HABITS OF
THAT IS

AFFECTED BY THE INTERNET

Motivating:

HELPS them UNDERSTAND


concepts they didnt understand in a classroom discussion

Distracting:
it DIVERTS their

ATTENTION and TIME


to other things rather than for studying.

Reference:
http://www.itu.int/en/ITUD/Statistics/Documents/facts/ICTFactsFigures 2013.pdf