Usage of gadgets among college students

effects of gadgets on childrens health

The number of respondents in this study was students consist of 73 students of Public Elementary School and 30 students of Private Elementary School Medan. For Accountancy students, there are male students and female students.

As example, Cetron and Davies had noted that technology is increasingly dominating both the economy and society — including schools.

At home, it may interfere with their study time. Besides that, gadget devices can lead a student to be an addictive person especially when involves in gaming, texting, talking on the phone and socialize online mostly in a day. Effects of Gadgets on Sleep Watching TV or using a smartphone, tablet, laptop or other type of electronic devices late at night may interfere with a student's sleep patterns. How much time do you spend with your gadget in a day? University of Phoenix: Phoenix Forward magazine. The artificial blue light emitted by electronic devices suppresses the release of the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin, which delays the body's internal clock and makes falling asleep more difficult. Then, there are Based on these results, the conclusion that can be made is most of Selangor Matriculation College did prefer to surf the Internet as the main activity of their gadget s. Results In our study, we included respondents consisting of 73 students Generally, children and adolescents nowadays often use intense gadgets. Most importantly, pilot-test has been done before the questionnaires distributed to the respondents. Getting Smart. About Us — K Second, the respondents failed to follow the instruction given. In addition, further studies with more focus on specific gadgets that they most used as a student also can be calculated separately by gender; which is male and female respondents respectively.

Science Direct. The population that the researchers set in this study were fourth-grade elementary students.

College students and internet use

RESULTS: The results of this study found a relationship between the duration of playing gadgets on mental-emotional at elementary school students with a probability value of 0. Students who become addicted to gaming, texting or social media may try to do this in class, which may disrupt their learning and lead to disciplinary action. World Wide Words. It will begin with the research population, research sample, research instrument up until research procedures used for this research. Last but not least, there are only 1 out of 30 respondents that preferred sad option and resulted 3. Then in question 4, the respondents were asked how much time do they spend their time with gadget s in a day. As results, smartphone is used to share notes between classmates, record lectures, as well as take pictures of the assignments for future reference, share exam results via Facebook, or even by Bluetooth to share information.

Nowadays, many students choose to listen to a preferred genre of music when they study or do their homework as a trend. Getting Smart. There is no data about the correlation between mental and emotional condition with the duration and frequency of using gadgets among elementary school students in Medan, Indonesia which has been published yet.

Also, the back-lit screens on computers, iPhones and video games can cause eye problems and headaches, and put users at greater risk of macular degeneration, which is a leading cause of blindness. A gadget is an object or item created specifically in this advanced era with the aim of helping everything become easier and more practical compared to previous technologies [ 2 ].

The technology can be used in the education syllabus as computers can help students do some things better, but in totally opposite events; they did nothing positive especially for underperforming schools in rural area in a developing country.

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The Disadvantages of Gadgets on Students