International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Effect of Internet Addiction on the Academic Performance of Junior and Senior High School Students of Mapanas Agro-Industrial High School, Mapanas, Northern Samar: University of Eastern Philippines Extension Services Collaborative Output
Elvira P. Espenida, Rony Lora Villaflores

This study evaluated the effect of internet addiction on the academic performance of junior and senior high school students of Mapanas Agro-Industrial High School. Identified the demographic profile of the respondents in terms of sex; grade level; socio-economic status of the family; income; parents’ occupation and their other sources of income. The different orientations of the respondents in internet utilization regarding academic, social, and recreational oriented internet utilizations. The significant academic performance and the internet utilization of the two groups of respondents. The significant relationship between respondents’ profile and internet utilization typology; and enhancements on the findings. A majority of the respondents female had very least family income; the parents’ extra income very small. Many students recreationally oriented, the high effect on their academic performance. Both the junior and senior students excellent. Pearson r correlation used to test the relationship between academic performance and internet utilization typology of the students. The academic performance significantly correlated with academic, and recreational interests. The academic competence not significantly correlated with social orientation. Sex significantly associated with recreational beliefs, while family income significantly connected with social and recreational orientations but not with the academic. Other sources of income significantly related with academic, and social orientations.

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