This section discusses the methodology of instrument of the study, respondent of the study, data collection procedure, and data analysis.
3.1 Instrument of the Study
This study utilized both the quantitative and qualitative study methodology. The instruments used to collect the data were questionnaire and observation. A set of questionnaire containing 25 questions divided into 4 sections was developed based on a questionnaire used previously by another study (…name ,year….). different question-types, such as ranking , yes-no, listing, category, open ended and scale were used in the questionnaire. The different sections of the questionnaire were: i) demographic information, ii) player’s habit, iii) individual perception and iv) influence of games. The questionnaire was piloted to a group of 25 students to asses its validity before it was distributed.
The qualitative data for the study come from observation. Observation is the method of the collection for the study. In this study, observation is used for the purpose of obtain the frequency of students playing online games and their habits. An observation sheet was developed.
3.2 Respondents of the Study
The respondents of the study were undergraduates of Engineering students at Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam. In ….DATES…, a total of …no of COPY… questionnaires were distributed to students with different courses at Faculty of Engineering. A total of ..no of students… students from various courses at Faculty of Engineering returned the questionnaire. Of these numbers, ...no of respondents.. were male students while the rest ..no… were female.
3.3 Data Collection Procedure
Before the actual data collection period, a pilot study was conducted to asses the validity of the research instrument. A total of ...no… students were involved in the pilot study choosen at random at various places of the Faculty of Engineering.
During the actual study, the questionnaires were distributed at...