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Techno addicts: young person addiction to technology

Kakabadse, A. P., Kakabadse, N. K., Bailey, S. and Myers, A. (2009) Techno addicts: young person addiction to technology. Cambridge: Sigel Press. 9781905941117.

Item Type: Monograph (Research Report)
Abstract: Technology addiction amongst young people, particularly in terms of facilitating social networking, is having a disruptive effect on positive attitudes towards learning. Read the results of this collaborative study spearheaded by Cranfield School of Management, Northampton Business School and AJM Associates. While students expressed little concern of addiction, technology obsession is hindering spelling skills, encouraging plagiarism and disrupting classroom learning. Download this report to learn the full details and the disturbing impact technology is having on today’s youth
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T14.5 Social aspects
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women > HQ793 Youth. Adolescents. Teenagers
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T58.5 Information technology
Creators: Kakabadse, Andrew P, Kakabadse, Nada K, Bailey, Susan and Myers, Andrew
Publisher: Sigel Press
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Business & Law > Information Systems and Business Computing (to 2010)
Faculties > Faculty of Business & Law > Business Systems & Operations
Date: September 2009
Date Type: Publication
Series Name: Sigel special report
Place of Publication: Cambridge
Number of Pages: 23
Language: English
ISBN: 9781905941117
Status: Published / Disseminated
Institution: University of Northampton / Cranfield Institute of Management

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