Hebron University Journal - Hebron University Journal for Research - Volume 12, Issue 1, 2017 - The Reality of Addiction on Modern Technology among the Students of Irbid National University and its Relationship with Some Variables

Hebron University Research Journal


The research aims to study the relationship between the reality of modern technology addiction and some variables such as gender, the educational level, and the family income at Irbid National University students. The study sample consisted of 505 interviewees who were chosen randomly of Irbid National University. In order to achieve the aim of the study, the addiction tool, which was developed by the researcher, was used to measure that. The results of the study showed that the level of addiction at Irbid National University students was high, after adjusting the behavior in the first place, followed by avoidance in the second place, social isolation in third place, and denial of media in the fourth place. The results of this research also showed that the level of modern technology addiction at Irbid National University students is high. Moreover, the results indicated that there were no statistically significant differences (α ≤ 0.05) due to gender, level of education, and family income. In light of the results, some recommendations were introduced.

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