Students' behaviors and Goals of Using Internet in Rajamangala University of Technology
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The purpose of this research were to study and compare students' behaviors and goals of Internet using in Rajamangala University of Technology (RMUT). Sample were 2,500 students who studied in the academic year 2005. They were selected by satisfied quota random sampling. Behaviors and goals of Internet using questionnaire with the reliability of .96 and .98. The data were analysed with means, standard deviation, t-test and One-way ANOVA. The result were as follows: 1. Students acquired the knowledge of Internet from friends, classroom learning and by themselves which were almost equal. They largely had their own computer. They used Internet from RMUT and Internet cafe which were almost equal. Most of them used Internet with friends and alone which were almost equal. Most of students received 1,000-3,000 bath per month. They paid Internet expense by their own which less than 500 bath per month. Most of students had Internet experience between 2-4 years and more than 4 years which were almost equal. They used Internet 1-3 times per week and 1-3 hours per time in weekdays and between 16.01pm.-20.00 pm. 2. Students used Internet at the high level. 3. Students had objectives ofInternet using in RMUT at the moderate level. 4. Sex, age, education level, academic programs, using private computer and Internet experience shown statistical significantly different at level of .05 in students' behaviors ofInternet using in RMUT. 5. Sex, academic programs, using private computer and Internet experience shown statistical significantly difference at .05 level in students' goals ofInternet using in RMUT.
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