Internet service cognition and use, and their promotion in the lives of adolescents and youngsters in Taiwan

Internet service cognition and use, and their promotion in the lives of adolescents and... The usage rate of the Internet for adolescents and youngsters is very high. Nearly 95% of adolescents and youngsters have used the Internet in 2008. Such a high rate implies that Internet services must be greatly influencing the daily lives of adolescents and youngsters. Against this backdrop, this research aims to explore the cognition and use of Internet services among adolescents and youngsters and determine its promotion effect in their lives. Results show that there are significant differences in the Internet service cognition and use among different demographic groups. By stepwise regression, this research found that the Internet services indeed influence adolescents’ and youngsters’ quality of life. Digital amusement, cultural resource reservation, network communication, and e-Business positively enhance the quality of life of adolescents and youngsters. On the other hand, the degree of cognition and use of online learning have a negative correlation on life promotion. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality & Quantity Springer Journals

Internet service cognition and use, and their promotion in the lives of adolescents and youngsters in Taiwan

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 by Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Subject
Social Sciences; Methodology of the Social Sciences; Social Sciences, general
ISSN
0033-5177
eISSN
1573-7845
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11135-010-9426-5
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Abstract

The usage rate of the Internet for adolescents and youngsters is very high. Nearly 95% of adolescents and youngsters have used the Internet in 2008. Such a high rate implies that Internet services must be greatly influencing the daily lives of adolescents and youngsters. Against this backdrop, this research aims to explore the cognition and use of Internet services among adolescents and youngsters and determine its promotion effect in their lives. Results show that there are significant differences in the Internet service cognition and use among different demographic groups. By stepwise regression, this research found that the Internet services indeed influence adolescents’ and youngsters’ quality of life. Digital amusement, cultural resource reservation, network communication, and e-Business positively enhance the quality of life of adolescents and youngsters. On the other hand, the degree of cognition and use of online learning have a negative correlation on life promotion.

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Quality & QuantitySpringer Journals

Published: Jan 12, 2011

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