Name Registration No.

Amirah Azhar SX110111BQS11
Dayang Hamidah Binti Othman SX111880BQF11
Rubby Dean Binti Paulus Tinus SX111769BQS11
Shazlyn Binti Apiu SX111890BQF11
Usage of Internet by UTMSpace Students

a. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Nowadays almost everyone has access to the Internet and it becomes
one of the common things around the world. Mostly people use the
Internet for many difference reasons and most of us use it almost every
day. Besides surfing Internet using the computers, many prefer to use
their smart phone to surf the Internet. A lot of young people use the
Internet to research information for their projects and homework as well
as using email to their friends.

1. Internet is a common thing around the world
2. All ages is using the Internet
3. Everyone has access to the Internet whether by computers of
mobile phone

b. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

Internet use is spreading rapidly into daily life and directly affecting
people’s idea and behaviour. Internet has an impact in many areas
including the higher education system. Internet jus has become a way
of life for the majority of higher education students all around the world.
For most college students, the internet is a functional tool one that has
greatly changed the way they interact.

 Some student use the internet in the wrong way. Such as
downloading pornography video, online games while in class and
more.




c. OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY

To identify the Internet usage among students of UTMSpace.

d. RESEARCH QUESTIONS

1. Is the internet a student’s priority every day?
2. Do students use Internet to shop online?
3. Are students confident with online security?
4. Do students use the Internet for academic purposes?
5. Does the internet distract student attention in class?




e. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

This study will show us the usage of UTMspace students, whether it is
use in the right purpose or not. Thus, the result will contribute to
UTMspace Authority to acknowledge if the students use the internet in
class session for academic purpose. If opposite, UTMspace Authority
can barred the internet line during class session.

f. SCOPE OF THE STUDY

UTMSpace Kota Kinabalu, Semester 3 2012/13 students
a. DEFINITION

Providing a variety
of information &
communication
facilities.
Linked by a broad array
of electronic, wireless
and optical networking
technologies
Global system of
interconnected
computer networks
A comprised of
educational, commercial
& government sites.
It connect millions of
computer to other
computer as long as
they both are
connected to internet
A network in which
users at anyone
computer if, they have
permission , get
information from other
computer.
a. HISTORY OF INTERNET

1. In 1950’s, Internet began with development of electronic
computers.
2. In 1982’s, the Internet protocol suite was standardized, and
consequently, the concept of a world-wide network of
interconnected networks, called the Internet, was introduced.
3. In 2007’s, now internet continued to grow, driven by ever greater
amounts of online information, commerce, entertainment and social
networking.



b. RESEARCH IN INTERNET

1. Internet allows greater flexibility in working hours and location.
2. Especially with the spread of unmetered high-speed connections.
3. The Internet can be accessed almost anywhere by numerous
means.
4. Including through mobile Internet devices, Mobile phones, data
cards, handheld game consoles and cellular routers allow users to
connect to the Internet wirelessly.
Respondent Gender Daily Usage Shop online
Receive lesson on
how to stay safe
on the internet
Internet help you
to gain knowledge
S 1 Male Yes No No Yes
S 2 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 3 Male No Yes Yes Yes
S 4 Female Yes Yes No No
S 5 Female Yes Yes No Yes
S 6 Female Yes Yes No Yes
S 7 Female Yes No Yes Yes
S 8 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 9 Male Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 10 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 11 Male Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 12 Male Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 13 Female Yes No Yes Yes
S 14 Male Yes No Yes Yes
S 15 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 16 Male Yes No No Yes
S 17 Female Yes Yes No No
S 18 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 19 Male Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 20 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 21 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 22 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 23 Female Yes No No Yes
S 24 Male Yes Yes No No
S 25 Female Yes No Yes Yes
S 26 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
S 27 Male No No No No
S 28 Male Yes No Yes No
S 29 Female Yes Yes No Yes
S 30 Female Yes No No Yes
S 31 Male Yes No No Yes
S 32 Female Yes No No Yes
S 33 Female No No No Yes
S 34 Female Yes No No Yes
S 35 Male Yes Yes No Yes
S 36 Female No No No Yes
S 37 Female Yes Yes Yes No
S 38 Male Yes Yes No No
S 39 Male Yes Yes No Yes
S 40 Female Yes Yes Yes Yes
Table 4.1
Data Sheet Done Manually

Note S = student
0
5
10
15
20
25
Daily Usage Shop online Receive lesson on how to
stay safe on the internet
Internet for academic
purpose
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Internet Usage
Male (Yes)
Female (Yes)
Male (No)
Female (No)
1. Female students have a higher percentage of daily usage than male
students.
2. Both male and female students use the internet every day.
3. Shopping online is mostly done by female students.
4. Female students feel more secured while on the internet.
5. Internet help students to gain knowledge for academic purpose.
Based on the findings and of the study, the following are several
recommendations:

1. Everybody even the male student should shop online.
2. UTMspace must be conduct the students to software such as Bulid
Soft, Bina Link and online business that related to Quantity Surveyor
and Civil Engineering field.

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