Computer Literacy and Use of Internet among Academia of Science in Universities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana: A StudyAuthor : Shaji John and Khaiser Jahan Begum
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 101-107
The present study is an attempt to determine the present status of computer literacy and level of use of internet among academia of science in Universities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The study found that overwhelming majority of respondents from both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana 88.7% and 87.8% respectively are either expert or above average in computer literacy skills. Precisely 32.4% of the respondents prefer to use internet from department Library, 17.5% of the respondents prefers their Home or Hostel, and 34.7% of the respondents have no preferred place for internet use. Exactly 84.3% of the respondents are using internet either daily or 4 to 5 times in a week. Altogether 39% of the respondents from Andhra Universities are using Google Chrome and 51.5% of the respondents from Telangana Universities are using Google Chrome for browsing the resources on the net.
Computer Literacy, Internet Use, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Academia of Science, Online Resources, Web Browser
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