A Study on Smartphone Addiction and Academic Procrastination Among College Students
Keywords:Smartphone Addiction, Academic Procrastination, College students
AbstractIn this fast-paced developing world, a technology advanced has greatly impacted humans, both in positive and negative ways. Smartphone has become a necessity and is increasingly indispensable, especially among college students. The present study aims to determine the predictability of academic procrastination of college students from the influence of smart phone addiction. This study adopted a quantitative method wherein the selective sample using standardized questionnaires. A sample of 200 college students was drawn. The study employs the psychological measures of the Smartphone Addiction Scale (Vijayshri, M. Ansari) and Procrastination Assessment Scale, PASS (In J. Fischer ; K. Corcoran). The preliminary psychometric check revealed high positive correlation coefficients for the two psychological measures. Statistical analysis will be calculated using Descriptive statistics, Correlation and t-test.
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