INTERNET USAGE, SOCIAL SUPPORT AND GENDER AS PREDICTORS OF SELF CONCEPT OF UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATES

  • Type: Project
  • Department: Psychology
  • Project ID: PSY0187
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000 ($14)
  • Pages: 84 Pages
  • Format: Microsoft Word
  • Views: 159
  • Report This work

For more Info, call us on
+234 8130 686 500
or
+234 8093 423 853

ABSTRACT The study investigated internet usage, social support and gender as predictors of self concept among four hundred and eighty six (486) undergraduate students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. They consisted of two hundred and thirty (230) males and two hundred and fifty six (256) females aged 18-32 years with a mean age of 25 years. Three instruments were used in this study: Self concept questionnaire, Social support questionnaire and Internet use inventory for undergraduate. Linear regression analysis was used for data analysis and showed a significant effects of the predictors variables; Internet usage (b = 0.43, p < .05); social support (b = 0.46, p < .001); and gender (b = 8.21, p < .05), on self concept, the dependent variable. The result of the findings showed that Internet usage, social support and gender are statistically significant predictors of self concept among undergraduate students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The implications of the study were highlighted and suggestions were made for further studies.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page i

Approval Page ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgement iv

Table of Contents ii

List of tables vi

Abstract vii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Introduction 1

Statement of the Problem 16

Purpose of the Study 16

Operational Definition of Terms 17

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

THEORETICAL REVIEW

Social Cognitive Theory 18

Cognitive Dissonance Theory 19

Personality Theory of Self 20

Psychoanalytic Theory 21

Self Identification Theory 22

The Theory of Looking –Glass Self 23

Symbolic Interactionism Theory 24

General Psychological Orientation Theory 26

EMPIRICAL REVIEW

Internet usage and self concept 27

Social support and self concept 31

Gender and self concept 33

SUMMARY OF THE LITERATURE REVIEW

8

HYPOTHESES

CHAPTER THREE: METHOD

Participants 37

Instrument 38

Procedure 40

Design and Statistics 41

CHAPTER FOUR

Result 42

CHAPTER FIVE

Discussion 44

Implications of the study 46

Limitations of the study 50

Suggestions for further studies 50

Conclusion 51

References 53

APPENDICES

A. Questionnaire

• Demographic data

• Self concept questionnaire

• Internet use inventory

• Social support questionnaire

B. Reliability statistics for self concept questionnaire

C. Reliability statistics for social support questionnaire

D. Item analysis for internet Use Inventory for Undergraduates (IUIU)

E. Regression analysis



INTERNET USAGE, SOCIAL SUPPORT AND GENDER AS PREDICTORS OF SELF CONCEPT OF UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATES
For more Info, call us on
+234 8130 686 500
or
+234 8093 423 853

Share This
  • Type: Project
  • Department: Psychology
  • Project ID: PSY0187
  • Access Fee: ₦5,000 ($14)
  • Pages: 84 Pages
  • Format: Microsoft Word
  • Views: 159
Payment Instruction
Bank payment for Nigerians, Make a payment of ₦ 5,000 to

Bank GTBANK
gtbank
Account Name Obiaks Business Venture
Account Number 0211074565

Bitcoin: Make a payment of 0.0005 to

Bitcoin(Btc)

btc wallet
Copy to clipboard Copy text

500
Leave a comment...

    Details

    Type Project
    Department Psychology
    Project ID PSY0187
    Fee ₦5,000 ($14)
    No of Pages 84 Pages
    Format Microsoft Word

    Related Works

    ABSTRACT The study investigated internet usage, social support and gender as predictors of self concept among four hundred and eighty six (486) undergraduate students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. They consisted of two hundred and thirty (230) males and two hundred and fifty six (256) females aged 18-32 years with a mean age of 25 years.... Continue Reading
    TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE                                                                                                            i... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT  Investigated in the present study were workplace social support variables and personality types as predictors of job satisfaction. Two hundred and fifty staff of Nigeria Breweries Ama Enugu State who volunteered participated in the study. Their average age was 28 years and they were mainly junior and medium level staff. Valid... Continue Reading
    Abstract This study investigated life satisfaction, social support and religiosity as predictors of preretirement anxiety among civil servants in Enugu metropolis. Two hundred and twenty eight (228) prospective retirees comprising 145 males and 83 females, with age range of 45 to 60 years (M = 52.41; SD = 4.83) were sampled using purposive... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT This work is titled 'study of some syntactic problems of English usage among university undergraduates in Lagos State University (LASU)' was set up to investigate the drift from Standard English among University undergraduates using Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, Lagos State, as a case... Continue Reading
    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1Background of Study The world is today celebrating the improvements in communication technology which has broadened the scope of communication through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Modern Technology in communication no doubt has turned the entire world into a “Global village”. But as it is,... Continue Reading
    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study The world is today celebrating the improvements in communication technology which has broadened the scope of comm unication through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Modern T echnology in com munication no doubt ha s turned the entire world into a “Global village”. But as it is,... Continue Reading
    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of Study The world is today celebrating the improvements in communication technology which has broadened the scope of comm unication through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Modern T echnology in com munication no doubt ha s turned the entire world into a “Global village”. But as it is,... Continue Reading
    ABSTRACT 'The study investigated religiosity, parental monitoring and gender as predictors of social competence among adolescents in secondary schools in Enugu State. Three hundred and sixty (360) students from Girls’ Secondary School Emene, Community Secondary School Emene, St. Joseph Secondary School Emene and St. Patrick Secondary School... Continue Reading
                                                   ABSTRACT T hough, the Internet is a commonplace communication facility in different parts of the world, its discovery and widespread usage is a very recent event. The access to the use of the internet as a medium of communication diffused widely and... Continue Reading
    Call Us
    Get this work
    whatsappWhatsApp Us