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Design ofWeb Intervention to Change Youth BehaviortowardsOnlineVideo Games Addiction (A Preliminary Research)

Ganeson, Kajendra (2009) Design ofWeb Intervention to Change Youth BehaviortowardsOnlineVideo Games Addiction (A Preliminary Research). Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

PC or video games are an electronic gamethat has been made famous among teens way back in the 80's era. It is has been a source of entertainment and stress relief for an after school or holidays activity. Massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) were made possible with the growth of broadband Internet access in many developed countries, using the Internet to allow hundreds of thousands of players to play the same game together. As UTP (Universiti teknologi PETRONAS) which has 24 network accesses, students are able to play online games among themselves via the local area network. This online video games abuse will end up as an addiction and causes negative effects towards their academics, physical and mental health as well as isolation from social activities with family members and friends. The objective of this project is to design a web to change youth behavior towards online game addiction. This report contains the background of the study, the literature review and the methodology in conjunction of completing the project. The theories that have been studied and chosen to be applied in the design of theweb are Cognitive Dissonance, Gagne's Learning Theory and Situated Learning. As for the methodology, the information for development of web by John December is selected. The expectation of this project is that UTP students with serious game addiction canbe reached out and ensure that they donot abuse video games. The intervention purpose is to determine level of addiction of UTP students andchange their behavior towards online games addiction to become a more useful person for themselves, family and community. in

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Information Communication Technology
Subject: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Sciences and Information Technology
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2013 09:59
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 09:59
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9208

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