Use of Smart Phones amongst Final Year Students’ in School of Industrial and Applied Sciences (SIAS) in Federal Polytechnic Nekede-Owerri, IMO State, Nigeria

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Volume - 5 Issue - 1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Chuma Opara NNADOZIE , Oyemike Victor OSSAI-ONAH , Adaora Joy UDO-ANYANWU
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Chuma Opara NNADOZIE , Oyemike Victor OSSAI-ONAH , Adaora Joy UDO-ANYANWU "Use of Smart Phones amongst Final Year Students’ in School of Industrial and Applied Sciences (SIAS) in Federal Polytechnic Nekede-Owerri, IMO State, Nigeria", International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V5(1):1-5 Jan - Feb 2015, ISSN:2249-2593, www.ijcotjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract—This paper reports the use of smartphones amongst final year students’ in School of Industrial and Applied Sciences (SIAS) in Federal Polytechnic Nekede-Owerri, Imo state- Nigeria. The survey method was adopted where questionnaire was administered to final year students of School of Industrial and Applied Sciences (SIAS). The findings revealed high level ownership of smartphones amongst the students with Nokia as the dominating brand. Accessing online information resources was identified as the dominating reason for use of smartphone. Requirement of password to access online resources was the major constraint to effective use of smartphones for information seeking. Recommendations were made in line with the findings of the study.

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Keywords-
Smartphones; Use; Students; Nigeria