The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 9
Page No. 1956 - 1961

Association Between Generation Gap in Interest, Familiarity and Application of Information and Communication Technology

Authors : Fereydoon Azma, Kazemi-Malekmahmoudi Shima, Khombehbini Zahra, Rostami Maziar, Rajabizadeh Somayeh and Hamid Reza Mohammadi

Abstract: Given the introduction of information and communication technology and its rapid progress in every society, its use and application is different between various social institutions in that it demonstrates the difference between previous and present generation. Hence, the research was conducted in the school year 2012-2013 with the aim of applying information technology among female high school students and their mothers in Gorgan Province. The research method is a descriptive-analytical method; using a cluster sampling, of 34 female schools 8 schools were randomly chosen and 260 students were included in the study out of 1625 students. Using collected questionnaires and information obtained from independent t-test, the results indicated that there was a significant difference between the mean of familiarity, interest and mothers’ and their children’s use of information technology.

How to cite this article:

Fereydoon Azma, Kazemi-Malekmahmoudi Shima, Khombehbini Zahra, Rostami Maziar, Rajabizadeh Somayeh and Hamid Reza Mohammadi, 2016. Association Between Generation Gap in Interest, Familiarity and Application of Information and Communication Technology. The Social Sciences, 11: 1956-1961.

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