Journal of Computer & Information Technology

Impact of Mobile Phone on Childhood in Pakistani Society

Author & Affiliation:
SHAIZA KHAN (shaizakhan555@gmail.com)
MPhil Scholar, Department of Computer Science National College of Business Administration & Economics Bahawalpur Campus, (Pakistan
MUTIUALLAH KHALID
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science National College of Business Administration & Economics Bahawalpur Campus, (Pakistan)
Keyword:
Mobile phone, Childhood, Social life and push and pull factors
Issue Date:
April 2018
Abstract:
The main focus and intention of this research is to study the impact of mobile phone on childhood. In current century mobile phone is going change the social life of people and transform the norms and values of society. The main objectives of the study were (a) to study push and pull factors of using mobile phone on children (b) to identify the factors which affect mobile phone on children; (c) to study the impact of mobile phone on children. The nature of this research article was descriptive while questionnaire and interview were used to gather information form the children, parent and teachers. Study was conducted on one tehsil of district Muzaffargarh (City of Pakistan). Total 240 children (age between 10-16 years), 50 parents and 50 teachers were selected by using random sampling technique. For this study a questionnaire and interview were used. The questionnaire was designed on three scales because it is difficult for children to give their opinion on five points likart scale. For parents and teachers interview schedule was used to get empirical evidences. After finalization of research tools, researcher visited school and collect data from the children by adopting proper procedure and ethical consideration to collect data. More than 80% mothers reported that most of the time their children spend time on mobile phone at home and they have observed frequent pain in hand and elbow in their children and reported the major cause this mobile phone.
Pages:
21-25
ISSN:
2455-9997 (Online) - 2229-3531 (Print)
Source:
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.22147/jucit/090201

Copy the following to cite this article:

S. Khan; M. Khalid, "Impact of Mobile Phone on Childhood in Pakistani Society", Journal of Computer & Information Technology, Volume 9, Issue 2, Page Number 21-25, 2018

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S. Khan; M. Khalid, "Impact of Mobile Phone on Childhood in Pakistani Society", Journal of Computer & Information Technology, Volume 9, Issue 2, Page Number 21-25, 2018

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