Use of Internet Resources and Services by the Physical Education and Sports Science Faculty Members

A Study of Universities in Tamil Nadu

  • Dr. K. Murugan VOC College of Engineering, Anna University.
  • Dr. K. M. Krishna S K N Agriculture University.
Keywords: ICT, Internet Resources, Faculty members, Physical Education and Sports Science, Internet, Tamil Nadu

Abstract

The statistical method has been taken to examine the use of Internet services and resources and its impact among faculty members of Physical Education and Sports Science in nine university of Tamilnadu. In this study, 207 questionnaires were distributed to all faculty members of nine universities for the studies of different Internet resources. Among them, 146 questionnaires were taken for the present study and analysis. The various Internet services and resources used by sports faculty members are e-mail, discussion groups, SMS/chatting, search engines, e-journals and e-books. The gender wise distribution of the respondents exposes the wide disparity between males and females -- 87% and 13% respectively. The pattern of usage of Internet reveals that most of the sports faculty members are habitual users, prominent users being Assistant Professors. The ranking of chi square values suggest that most of sports faculty members are making best use of available Internet resources and other services.

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Author Biographies

Dr. K. Murugan, VOC College of Engineering, Anna University.

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Dr. K. M. Krishna, S K N Agriculture University.

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Published
2018-11-21
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