E-Waste Awareness Among Higher Secondary Students

  • S Sahitha Mol Assistant Professor, Holy Trinity College of Education, Melpalai, Edaicode Post, Kanyakumari District
  • K Sonia M.Ed. Student, Holy Trinity College of Education, Melpalai, Edaicode Post, Kanyakumari District
Keywords: E-waste awareness, Higher secondary students

Abstract

E-waste as a broad and growing range of electronic devices ranging from large house hold devices such as refrigerators, airconditions, cell phones, personal stereos, and consumer electronics to computers which have been discarded by their uses. The study aims to investigate electronic waste awareness of higher secondary students. Objective of the study was to find out the level of e-waste awareness among higher secondary students and also to find out whether there exists any significant difference in e-waste awareness among higher secondary students with respect to gender, locale, religion, community and type of school. Result reveals that 18.5% of higher secondary students have low level of e-waste awareness and 64% of students have moderate level and 17.5% of them have high level of ewaste awareness. Most of the higher secondary students possess moderate level of e-waste awareness. There is no significant difference between gender, locality and type of school. But there is significant difference between religion and community higher secondary students in their e-waste awareness.

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2015-09-29
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Sahitha Mol, S., & Sonia, K. (2015). E-Waste Awareness Among Higher Secondary Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 3(4), 54-59. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2781
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