An Investigation on Changing Behaviours of University Students Switching from Using Classical Cell Phones to Smartphones

Yusuf Arslan

Abstract


In this study, it was tried to comprehend whether there occur any changes in behaviours of university students switching from classical cell phones to smartphones. The investigation was carried out according to quantitative research method. Questionnaire was employed as data collection tool. The datum of the study was limited with the information gathered from 450 students attending Batman University.

According to the results of the study, the following changes in the behaviours of students switching from classical cell phones to smartphones were noted and presented below:

a)   Changes in total time spent in social network,

b)   Changes in academic activities,

c)   Changes in family communication,

d)   Changes in social environment needs,

e)   Changes in perceptions of developments around,

f)    Changes in cell phone carrying susceptibility (cell phone addiction).


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11114/jets.v4i6.1544

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