Nneoma Grace Larai Egbuonu, Zamzam Ibrahim Nyandara, Olayinka Olorunfemi Osiberu


The main purpose of this study was to assess post-graduate students’ self-control and attitude toward virtual networking. One hundred and twelve (112) postgraduate students from two selected universities in northeast China were chosen to answer a 19-item questionnaire investigating their self-control level and attitudes toward virtual networking. The results from using a one-way between subjects ANOVA revealed that no significant difference existed between age groups and attitude to virtual networking while significant difference was found between age groups and self-control with regards to virtual networking. Next, using the independent-samples t-test no significant difference was found when attitude towards virtual networking and gender were compared. Also no significant difference existed when self-control and gender were compared. Finally, using Pearson Correlation no significant relationship was found between the amounts of time spent online for academics and self-control. Furthermore, there was no significant relationship between time spent online for academics and attitude towards virtual networking.


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