Vol. 2, Issue 11 (2015)
Usage of whatsapp messenger amongst post-graduate students in a university environment: A study of Karnataka state women’s university, Vijayapura
Author(s): Dr. Shobha Patil, Dr. Deepthi, PG Tadasad
Abstract: Based on a survey of post-graduate students of Karnataka State Women’s University, Vijayapura identifies PG students’ conceptualization and usage of WhatsApp Messenger. Notes that a greater majority of post-graduate students access whatsapp messenger quite regularly for various purposes including educational purposes. Concludes that the situation is ripe for the university to integrate the mobile technology into learning process and library can take necessary measures to form a user’s group on whatsapp to provide a platform for them to share the digital information and also it can be used as a tool to provide various alert services.