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3 JNE 2018, 7(2): 62-69 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship Between Internet Addiction and Social Network with Academic motivation in students, Bojnord University of Medical Science
Mahdieh Arian , Mohammad Bagher Oghazian , Zakieh Amini , Armin Khosravipur , Fhimeh Abaszadeh
Faculty of Medicine,North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran. , mohammadbagher_oghazian@yahoo.com
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Introduction: The key role of motivation in learning is undeniable. The academic achievement of medical students is related to the health of the community; therefore, the reduction or increase in motivation and the factors affecting it will have a great impact on the individual and the health of the community. Social networks and the Internet are factors that influence the students' academic progress and motivation.
 Method: In this descriptive-analytical study 300 students from Bojnurd  University of Medical Sciences  in  (2016-2017)  were selected  with  Stratified Random Sampling  and  entered  in this  study. The data were collected and analyzed by demographic questionnaire, Yang's internet addiction inventory and Inventory of School Motivation (ISM). data were fed into SPSS-16 software and were analyzed using independent t-test and pearson correlation  .P<0.05 was considered statistically significant .
Results: Entertainment has been reported due to the use of social networks in 162 (54%).  Social network users were: 273 (91%) Telegrams, 17 (%5.7) Instagrams, 1 (%0.3) lines, 1 (0.3%) Viber, 4 (1.3%) Beetalk, 4 (1.3%) Facebook. Internet addiction scores, time spent using social networks during the day, and academic motivation score  were  respectively :(16.93 ± 44.53), (2.59 ± 4.58) and (25.63 ± 146.78). There was a meaningful inverted and weak  correlation between the academic achievement and the rate of using social networks (p=0.001 , r= - 0.245). There was a meaningful inverted and  very weak  correlation between the academic achievement and the internet addiction (p=0.001 , r= - 0.197).
Conclusion: considering that medical science students are responsible for the critical task of patient care and community health. The issue of their training, especially in the field of culture using social networks and the duration of using the Internet has a special sensitivity. Therefore, considering the students' ability to use the Internet, the use of distance education in their education is recommended.
Keywords: Social Network, internet, Motivation, Student
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Received: 2017/08/24
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Arian M, Bagher Oghazian M, Amini Z, Khosravipur A, Abaszadeh F. The Relationship Between Internet Addiction and Social Network with Academic motivation in students, Bojnord University of Medical Science . 3 JNE. 2018; 7 (2) :62-69
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