Students more hook in internet than studies.

@EdnaReyes (2628)
Philippines
January 11, 2011 6:11am CST
Many students now spent more hours in internet doing online games, social networking rather than in their studies. They spend more hours surfing the net than doing real research . They are online almost 24/24 and gives little time in their studies.I think this is dangerous because we will soon be lacking in professionals and slumped with internet addicts.
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12 responses
• India
12 Jan 11
haha true true though im not a victim of such addictions but i have got friends ,,despite knowing its a waste of time for them wont stop playing mafia wars for a loooong time or photo comments and status comments until someone says "ok i gtg" or "gd nyt". but then im an internet addict too,,not for gaming and social networking but for online earning stuffs.cause if i had not been doing this i would not have come across this discussion :P is it bad????
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@lazette (216)
• Philippines
11 Jan 11
I would have to both agree and disagree with this. True, there are a lot of students these days who just spend their time in front of the PC, but there are still some, like myself, who know what they're doing. I'm online for a minimum of 7 hours per day, regardless of it being a school day. I only do this because I know I can handle my studies despite my addiction to the internet. I've been like this for 8 years, and have never gotten a grade lower than an A -. Again, that depends on the person. Once a person knows how to put limits to everything they do, then it's fine.
@EdnaReyes (2628)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
Not too many are like you who know how to budget time and set priorities. Many are weak to temptations and can be easily sway into doing things they can't even decide if good or not.
@lazette (216)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
...Isn't THAT what I just said?
@visavis (5945)
• Philippines
11 Jan 11
Yes your correct in our country government and institution given an ordinances that students are not allowed to some internet coffe during school day. They are prune for some kind of internet syndicates.They are learn how to lying to their parents for the sake of internet... specially gaming.. see you around
@EdnaReyes (2628)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
Yeah, see you around and happy mylotting dearie!
@syoti20 (5296)
• Philippines
15 Jan 11
It only shows that education are getting slow and boring. Student will be only enjoy studying if the Teacher has a good strategic style in educating their student. I hope teacher nowadays have a good strategy in giving lesson to their students.
@r4v3n_ (178)
• United States
15 Jan 11
Yeah you are right about that. And i'm one of those students who are addicted to internet surfing. I dont know how to stop it. Please help me. LOL
• India
13 Jan 11
yes it is correct i agree with you
@BeetleBam (171)
• United States
12 Jan 11
Personally I feel this will simplylead to more internet professionals as businesses move into the cyber world. It may also inspire more colleges and universities to have more internet based learning programs. For instance I believe most textbooks should be replaced be e-books. It will save paper and money.
@megamatt (14332)
• United States
12 Jan 11
Indeed that can be a concern for many people. It is a nature of the world today. Of course you could also say that most of those who would be productive members of the business world would already know when its time to be serious and buckle down and when it is time to have some leisure time. Sure there might be a few here, but I just wonder how productive most of those people will have been if there was not social networking.
@eLsMarie (4148)
• Philippines
12 Jan 11
There are still students who are not computer addicts. I don't think that we will be lacking professionals because let's not forget that the use of the Internet is also a need. I think that we lack professionals because there are so many youth whose parents can't afford sending their children to school. Internet addiction affects how they'll socialize with other people.
• United States
11 Jan 11
This certainly appears to be quite a habitual situation. However, at home at an early age parents must place restrictions. When children are left alone for a said amount of time, they find it quite easy to addict to online gaming.
• Pakistan
11 Jan 11
They are aren't they. Its shocking to find few students using the internet for the purpose of studying. One reason would be that we have placed so much influence on using the internet that a student tends to waste time searching for information which they can easily find in the book. And while doing all the searching they tend to drop into the social sites to check on their friends. And we have the unrestricted access to internet 24/7 most of them seem to enjoy. Seriously parents really need to look into what their child is doing. And when these kids get together with other kids, ideas are transferred and as a result a discussion arises in another household about how the child is being treated as a slave, etc. Lastly there are the students who say they can get good grades no matter how much time they spend on the internet. In this case all i can say is some information is best kept to yourself! Most others probably can't and by propagating that you can, your forcing the other to give in to the craving and try to emulate you!
• India
11 Jan 11
hi there such a nice topic.you very true now a days students spent their more hour in internet than studies.New technology help them lot to goes away from studies.Cell phone many technology,in free internet in all most every new cell.where student attached with that in class room .