:: Volume 2, Issue 2 (11-2013) ::
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Thechnological and scientific development: The sociological Analysis of the Impact of Internet Use on the Research Activities of Mazandaran University Faculty Members
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The Internet is a device that enables scholars and scientists to communicate and exchange information with many other academic colleagues and scientific researchers around the world. The main objectives of the present study include determining the extent of the faculty members’ knowledge of internet use and examining the impact of the internet use on the scientific activities of Mazandaran University faculty members.

This study is based on the survey method and a sample drawn from the faculty members of Mazandaran University (Babolsar, Iran) using multi-stage cluster sampling. The results showed that the independent variable of Internet knowledge with β= 0.63 was the most important predictor Internet use of the faculty members, as dependent variable. In addition, the study demonstrated that there were significant correlations between the independent variables of Internet facilities, opportunities, attitudes and academic positions of faculty members and scientific activities    
Keywords: Internet use, Scientific Activities, University of Mazandaran.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/02/8 | Accepted: 2013/08/16 | Published: 2013/11/21

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