Influence of Heavy and Low Television Watching on Study Habits of Secondary School Students--A Study

Noor-Ul-Amin, Syed; Mattoo, Mohammad Iqbal
July 2012
New Media & Mass Communication;2012, Vol. 4, p21
Academic Journal
The study was undertaken to find out the influence of heavy and low TV watching on study habits of secondary school students. A sample of 500 students was drawn randomly from various Government secondary and higher secondary schools of District Srinagar (J&K). Heavy and low TV viewers were identified on the basis of Q3 and Q1. Besides, Study Habits Inventory by M.N Palsane and Anuradha Sharma was administered to assess the study habits. The collected data was analyzed by using Mean, Standard Deviation and 't' test. Line graph was plotted in order to make the results transparent. The results revealed a significant difference between the mean scores of heavy and low TV viewers on study habits.


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