The current study explored the relationship between problematic internet use (PIU) and motivation to learn, and examined psychological and social factors mediating this relationship. Two hundred and eighty-five students in an Italian University were recruited for the current study. There was a negative relationship between PIU and motivation to study: a negative impact on learning strategies, meaning that the students found it harder to organize their learning productively; and PIU also positively associated with test anxiety. The current results also demonstrated that there was partial mediation of this effect of PIU on learning strategies in terms of loneliness. This suggest at those with high levels of PIU may be particularly at risk from lower motivations to study, and, hence, lower actual generalized academic performance due to a number of consequences of PIU.
Problematic internet use and study motivation in higher education / R. Truzoli, C. Viganò, P.G. Galmozzi, P. Reed. - In: JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED LEARNING. - ISSN 0266-4909. - 36:4(2020 Aug), pp. 480-486.
|Titolo:||Problematic internet use and study motivation in higher education|
TRUZOLI, ROBERTO (Primo)
|Parole Chiave:||learning strategies; loneliness; motivation to learn; problematic internet use; test anxiety|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore M-PSI/08 - Psicologia Clinica|
Settore MED/25 - Psichiatria
|Data di pubblicazione:||ago-2020|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcal.12414|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|