Gender Differences in Online Behaviors, Motivation and Attitudes
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Tsai, M.J. (2004). Gender Differences in Online Behaviors, Motivation and Attitudes. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004 (pp. 4409-4415). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2004
Lorenzo Cantoni & Catherine McLoughlin
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This study explored the adolescences' behavior, motivation and attitudes of playing online games in Taiwan. A total of 700 eighth graders from 15 randomly selected junior high schools served as subjects in this study. All subjects received a self-reported questionnaire including background information and instruments for motivation and attitudes toward online game playing. Finally, a total of 599 valid questionnaires, answered by 293 males and 306 females, were used for data analysis in this study. A preliminary result of the study showed that there were significant differences between boys and girls in their Internet using behavior, Internet attitude, and Internet self-efficacy. They also have significant difference in motivation of online game playing. Boys showed significant higher intrinsic motivation and positive attitude on doing this activity. Besides, social peer relationship was found to contribute strongly for male students' high commitment for online game playing.
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