THE USE OF INTERNET RESOURCES BY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS DURING THEIR COURSE PROJECTS ELICITATION: A CASE STUDY

 

Although technology is a very important, useful and indispensable part of the life, effective and appropriate usage of it still needs to be improved in education. This study presents the way university students gather their course project requirements during the project elicitation phase, how they access the Internet and other resources, and their trends in the literature review using the Internet. Furthermore, the diversity of Internet resources which are used for homework and course projects studies, and the reliability and accessibility of these resources have also been investigated and assessed. In addition, the results obtained from the study have been discussed and evaluated, the academic resources accessibility and usability in universities have been assessed and their importance discussed. The internet resources have been divided into sub categories according to their accessibility and reliability. Finally, the effects of reliable and limited accessible internet resources and unreliable and unlimited internet resources on university studentsí out-of-class works and projects have been presented and discussed.