Factors Affecting Juvenile Tendency of Going to Internet Cafe

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Factors Affecting Secondary School
Or Juvenile Tendency of
Going to Internet Café

A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Department of
Computer Science in Partial fulfillment of the
Requirements in Computer Networks II

Brian Cristofer S. Rodriguez

Department of Computer Science
Palawan Polytechnic College, Incorporated
March 2012

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

This research study would have not have been possible without the guidance and help of several individuals who are in one way or another contributed and extended their valuable assistance in the preparation and completions of this study.

First and foremost, my utmost gratitude to Mr. Francis Alterado, our subject adviser, whose sincerity and encouragement that I will never forget, and for his unselfish and unfailing support as our subject adviser.

The Proprietor of the Internet Café where my research was conducted, for being accommodating to my queries and all the help.
My colleagues and friends for their undying support and help in preparation and completion of this study.
My family, who supported me financially and for their undying love and support and encouragement for me to complete this study.
And last but not the least, to almighty God, for answering my prayers for giving me the strength to finish and complete this study.

Table of Contents

Page
Title Page.......1
Approval Sheet.......2
Dedication.......3
Acknowledgement.......4
Table of Contents.......5
Chapter IThe Problem and Its Background
Introduction.......7
Objectives of the Study......8
Statement of the Problem......8
Significance of the Study......9
Definition of Terms.......10
Chapter IIReview of Related Literature
Relevance of the Study......11
Chapter IIIResearch Methodology and Procedure
Research Design.......14
Sampling Procedure....... 14
Instrumentation and Data Collection....15
Chapter IVResults and Discussion
Chapter VSummary, Conclusions, and Recommendations
Summary........21
Conclusions........21
Recommendations.......21
Appendices........23
Curriculum Vitae........27
Bibliography........28

CHAPTER I

INTRODUCTION

The Problem and its Background
Internet cafes are a kind of service that provides a place with computers for customers to assess. It is usually a place which provides internet access to the public, usually for a fee. These businesses usually provide snacks and drinks, hence the café in the name. The fee for using a computer is usually charged as a time-based rate. Internet cafes are located worldwide, and many people use them to access webmail and instant messaging services to keep in touch with their families and friends. There are different types of internet cafes. One is what other people calls Internet Kiosks, which is an Internet access points in public places like public libraries, airport halls sometimes just for brief use while standing. But what’s more popular these days are internet cafes that have several computers connected to a LAN. The connected computers are custom-assembled for game play, supporting multiplayer games. Since practically all LAN gaming centers also offers Internet Access, it is more affordable than ownership of equipment and/or software, especially since games often require high end and expensive PCs. Some children get into bad habits with their homework because they become preoccupied with TV programs or video games. Like related forms of media, computer and video games has been the subject of frequent controversy and censorship, due to the depiction of graphic violence, sexual themes, Advergaming (a form of advertising in games), consumption of illegal drugs, consumption of alcohol or tobacco, propaganda, or profanity in some games. Among others, critics of video games sometimes include parents'...
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