INTERNET USE IN RELATION TO GENDER AND COMPUTER ANXIETY WITH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF INTERNET SELF EFFICACY

Dr Vandana Mehra, Sukhbir Kaur

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The study was conducted to find out internet use in relation to gender and computer anxiety with different levels of internet self efficacy. Sample comprised of 400 adolescents of IXth class  (i.e. 200 males and 200 females) of Government Senior Secondary Schools of Chandigarh. Descriptive method was used. Results revealed that male adolescents exhibited better internet use as compared to female adolescents and significant difference among adolescents with low, moderate and high computer anxiety with respect to internet use was also found but no significant interaction was found among gender, internet self efficacy and computer anxiety of adolescents with respect to internet use. 

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