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A Research study on how smartphones affect the behavior of selected college students in Adamson University

A Research Paper Submitted to:
Mrs. April D. Opelc
Languages Department
College of Liberal Arts and Education

In partial fulfillment
In the requirements for
Technical English
School Term; SY 2014-2015
By

Fragante, Phillip James
Parales, Jeanne Clarice

October 6, 2014

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Methodology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Results and Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
We would like to thank all of the students that answered our survey questionnaires neatly and honestly. Specially, to our blockmates who helped us in making questions and delivered it properly to students mostly in College of Science. We would also want to thank our family in helping and guiding us doing our research paper by process and submitting it step by step on time. Thank you to our beloved professor Mrs. April Daluma-Opelac. Who gave us knowledge to do this research paper and motivating us to finish this well. We also thank God for giving us strength to do this research paper even though were just 2 people in a group.

Introduction:
Mobile technologies have become our partners in our daily life. Now days, youngers adults promote social change through new forms of interaction and maintain relationships with the expansion of smartphones and extra applications will probably be the preferred devices to access the web easily near future.

Smartphones and tablet computers, as well as other ultraportable devices, have already gained enough critical mass to be considered mainstream devices, being present in the daily lives of millions of higher education students. Developing highquality and high engagement content to those devices have known, populating an application market of thousands of teaching applications focused on higher education topics. Many Universities applying the mobile technologies to their form of education. (Mobile Learning: Definition, uses and challenges; Jorge Brantes Ferreira) The Researchers aim to know the effect of smartphones in the behaviour of selected college students. To know the positive effect and negative effect of smartphones in the behaviour of each student.

Based on the research about the effect of smartphones in the behaviour of students, it helps the student in their education and how to communicate/ interact with others. It also develops their social learning skills.

Smartphones helps us to do our research in easy way and makes our work faster especially in students, but it can be negative by the media. It can provide easy access to the web by searching with no hustle and we can gain more information faster, but some associate mobile technologies is abused by students like searching pornographic sites and brutal videos without the knowledge of parents of guardians.

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Methodology
Respondents
As we surveyed the students from different courses, it shows that majority of them likes the smartphones due to its easy access to the internet and make their study more convenient and fast anywhere they go. Aside from its easy access to the web, some of them says they like smartphones because it is convenient for communicating especially if you have your loved ones on far places.

Procedure and analysis
We got the data from our 30 respondents of Adamson University. Which are qualified in our survey...


References: Laura A. Wankel and Patrick Blessinger (2010). Increasing Student Engagement and
Retention using Mobile Applications, Smartphones, Skype and Texting Technologies.
Internet sources:
Afaliq, A (2013, September 19) Smartphones Improvements: Positive and Negative
http://www.academia.edu/
Nurfit, (2012) Smarphone Addiction and Impact on Society
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