Share Paper: Predictors of Students’ Multitasking Behavior

  1. Tree Chang, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, United States
Monday, March 5 11:30-11:50 AM Creekside II

Abstract: The multitasking phenomenon is very prevalent among students. Research on the multitasking phenomenon has either explored the extent to which it exists among students, or assessed the impact of multitasking on students’ learning activities through non-voluntary multitasking experiments. However, what causes students to multitask has not received much attention. As multitasking has become a part of students’ lives, it is important to understand the possible antecedents and the possible effects of the multitasking phenomenon on students. The purpose of this study is to investigate factors influencing students’ multitasking behavior. This is accomplished through the lens of polychronicity and behavior studies ...