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Motives of Adolescents To Use the Internet as a Function of Personality Traits, Personal and Social Factors
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Journal of Educational Computing Research Volume 24, Number 1, ISSN 0735-6331

Abstract

This study investigated the relation between personality traits (Five Factor Model), personal factors (innovativeness and self-efficacy), social factors (expectations or relevant reference groups), and motives (information, entertainment, and interpersonal communication) for going online among German high school Internet users. Demonstrated the potential of the three motives to predict types of Internet activities. (Author/LRW)

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Wolfradt, U. & Doll, J. (2001). Motives of Adolescents To Use the Internet as a Function of Personality Traits, Personal and Social Factors. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 24(1), 13-27. Retrieved December 11, 2019 from .

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