The Attitude and the Use of Mobile Phones Among Students

Abstract

The use of mobile phones by students intended for various purposes such as camera, edit the document, download information, social media, and so on. Quantitative research aims to provide an overview of the attitudes and behavior of mobile use among students. The respondent 72 students from a private University in Depok, West Java. Research in methods of survey, the data collected by the scale of the Attitude and Behavior of Mobile Usage . The results of this research show that there is no difference in attitudes towards mobile between men and women, both in terms of ease of use, the benefits of using mobile phones as well as mobile usage frequency. Subsequent findings, the more positive attitude toward mobile phone, the more often students using mobile phone. Interesting things discovered that students who feel the use of mobile useful, does not correlate with the purchase of a data packet, while when the students find it easy to use mobile, followed by the high purchase of data packets. Similarly, in terms of the use of mobile phones as cameras, when the students find it easy to use mobile, then it will be more likely to use mobile phones as cameras.

Keywords

attitudes towards mobile usage, mobile self efficacy

References

Aoki, K., & Downes, E. J. (2003). An analysis of young people's use of. Telematics and Informatics(20), 349–364.

Bandura, A. (1994). Self-efficacy. In V. S. Ramachaudran (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human behavior (Vol. 4, pp. 71-81). New York: Academic Press. (Reprinted in H. Friedman[Ed.], Encyclopedia of mental health. San Diego: Academic Press, 1998).

Bodenhamer, B.G., & Hall, L.M. (1999). The user’s manual for the brain; The complete manual for the neuro-linguistic programming practitioner certification. Wales: Crown House Publishing Ltd.

Chuttur M.Y. (2009). "Overview of the Technology Acceptance Model: Origins, Developments and Future Directions ," Indiana University, USA . Sprouts: Working Papers on Information Systems, 9(37). http://sprouts.aisnet.org/9-37Sprouts -

Gio, P. U., & Caraka, R. E. (2018, August 17). Pedoman Dasar Mengolah Data Dengan Program Aplikasi Statistika Statcal. Retrieved from osf.io/vhu84

James, T., & Woodsmall, W. (1988). Time Line Therapy and The Basis of Personality. Wales: Crown House Publishing Ltd.

https://www.idntimes.com/tech/gadget/eka-supriyadi/daftar-6-negara-pengguna-ponsel-terbanyak-di-dunia-ada-indonesia-c1c2/full/ Published On 31 January 2018 (Aoki & Downes, 2003)

DOI : https://doi.org/10.32698/25260