Reasons Why Students Use the Internet for Education

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THE REASONS OF UNIVERSITY STUDENT ON USING INTERNET FOR EDUCATION

Dicky Urianto Halimawan ¡V 03320030075
Industrial Engineering of Pelita Harapan University, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang

Abstract
In the past few years, Indonesia has experienced the integration of the internet into society. This situation has created their presence in the market with taking us to the aim of this study that for know the reasons of university student on using internet for education. The data of benefits of using Internet for Education were collected and analyzed by using questioner comprised of 400 papers were collected and compared, it was performed by spreading the questionnaires to the two specific area at exact time in Pelita Harapan University, Lippo Karawaci and Trisakti University, Jakarta as sample to gain the senses. As the results, 31.50% of students said about they using internet because of internet was very easy to used , 27.75% said that internet cheaper then others, 23.00% said internat faster when use to search data, and 17.75% said that internet was better then library. Using internet for education as a facilities is very important thing because it make much advantages compared by another facilities.

Introduction
In the past few years, Indonesia has experienced the integration of the internet into society. And it was rapidly growing; even the students in big cities had used it to help them doing their assignment. Many schools and universities have internet on their computers to support their activities. And some of them have their own website to make the communication between students with school and students with students become easier. Several researches have been studied about the benefits of using internet in studying. Gatot Subroto (2004) found that school magazine is very useful for the students as a medium to learn about self expression, put their idea, and moreover they can use it for communication media with the environment and the benefit for the school, they can make a communication with their alumni, who can give suggestions for the school. Heinich (1986) identified six types of studying interaction that can be implicated: drill and practice, tutorial, games, simulation, discovery, and problem solving. KopWil (1999) observed that internet for studying is very useful for education in Indonesia because of its geographic condition. This can be used to make standardization for education of other educational associations. Besides the benefits above, there is another one that makes a very huge effect: using internet for education can help students when make their assignment. Although much work has been done to date, more studies need to be conducted to as certain the effect of using internet for education. The purpose of the research reported here was to determine whether or not the using of internet for education can make benefits. This topic was identified as being importance to schools in set aside or not their school with internet facility.

Method
The data of benefits of using Internet for Education were collected and analyzed by using questioner comprised of 400 papers were collected and compared. This questioner separate into two groups of distributing, one group collected in Trisakti University and the other from Pelita Harapan University. These centers accept only student majoring Industrial Engineering in Pelita Harapan University and Trisakti University. Thus, each opinion of the subject was insured. The subjects were selected student of each University by using random sampling method. The First activity was numbered every student of each University from the list. After every student have their number, wrote it at a piece of paper and collect them into a bucket. For the random sample data, researcher must get 400 of them by picked up one by one form the bucket. 200 from Trisakti University and another 200 picked from Pelita Harapan University. Random sampling data get from student...
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