An Investigation on the Millennials’ Use of Web Technologies in Higher Education

Authors

  • Faizah Abd Majid Faculty of Education, UiTM
  • Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa Faculty of Education, UiTM
  • Wan Nurul Elia Haslee Shahril Faculty of Education, UiTM
  • Kaarthiyainy Subramaniam Faculty of Education, UiTM

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1889

Keywords:

Millennials, web technologies, higher education learning

Abstract

There is a growing number of millennials in higher education. Much literature has confirmed the millennials as web technology-savvy. This study intended to explore their use of web technologies in higher education learning. The researchers administered a student survey to 646 undergraduates studying in social sciences faculties in nine Malaysian public universities. The respondents confirmed past findings on their use of web technologies. The present study further confirmed that the millennials need training on digital literacy to develop their equal strength as users of web technologies for social and entertainment as well as for academic purposes alike.

Keywords: Millennials, web technologies, higher education learning

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1889

Author Biography

Faizah Abd Majid, Faculty of Education, UiTM

TESL & Postgraduate Department; Professor

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Published

2019-12-31

How to Cite

Abd Majid, F., Syed Mustafa, S. M., Haslee Shahril, W. N. E., & Subramaniam, K. (2019). An Investigation on the Millennials’ Use of Web Technologies in Higher Education. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 4(12), 55-60. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1889

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