Smartphone Addiction among University Students and Its Implications for Learning
South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, Volume 19, Issue 2,
This research paper aims to investigate the impact of smartphone addiction on the academic performance of higher education institutions students. Primary data (n=500) was collected from students under five departments using simple random sampling technique. Smartphone Addiction Inventory Scale (SPAI) and multiple logistic regression method was employed in the study. Results show that factors like age, age of first-time smartphone use were found to be statistically significant and positively associated with college students’ academic performance. The paper presents supporting evidence to higher education institutions authorities to design a strategy for the interventions in higher education institutions to enhance academic performance of students who are very vulnerable to excessive smartphone users.
- academic performance
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