THE EFFECT OF GADGET USE ON THE BEHAVIOR OF CHILDREN IN MI SYUHADA’ BANJARAGUNG PURI MOJOKERTO
Gadgets as a means of communication have various benefits. However, the use of gadgets by children, in an uncontrolled atmosphere can cause negative things. This is because children have not been able to control themselves, so it is possible to access pornography or become addicted to playing games that are difficult to stop. In addition, children's socialization activities can also be disrupted because they are too busy using gadgets. In terms of time, most children use gadgets when they come home from school and after studying at night, which is approximately 3-6 hours per day. This causes children to have rebellious, selfish behavior, likes to argue or fight, often lie, and lose the desire to do activities.
In connection with the above problems, this study aims to (1) determine the level of gadget use at MI Syuhada’ BanjarAgung Puri Mojokerto, determine the level of social behavior development of students at MI Syuhada’ BanjarAgung Puri Mojokerto, determine the effect of gadget use on children's behavior at MI Syuhada’ BanjarAgung Puri Mojokerto . To answer the questions above, this study uses a quantitative approach that is correlational. This study uses a sampling technique of probability sampling, cluster sampling (sampling area), which is taking this sample based on a predetermined population area of 32 students. This study uses a questionnaire as an instrument in data collection and a simple linear regression statistical formula as the data analysis.
Based on data analysis, it can be concluded that (1) students' use of gadgets is in the good category as many as many as 3 respondents (9.37%), in the medium category as many as many as 25 respondents (78.13%), and in the low category as many as 4 respondents (12.5%) . Thus, it can be concluded that the use of gadgets by students at MI Syuhada’ Banbjar Agunguri Mojokerto is moderate, (2) the development of social behavior of students at MI Syuhada’ Banbjar Agunguri Mojokerto is good as many as 2 respondents (6.25%), moderate category as many as many as 26 respondents (81.25%), and in the low category as many as 4 respondents (12.5%). Thus, it can be concluded that the behavior development of children at MI Syuhada’ Banjar Agung Puri Mojokerto is moderate, (3) there is a significant influence between the use of gadgets on the behavior of children at MI Syuhada’ Banjar Agung Mojokerto, namely by obtaining a simple linear regression value Fcount > F table or 18 > 4.17 then H0 is rejected and Ha is accepted, which means that the variable (X) of using gadgets has an effect on the variable (Y) of the development of students' social behavior .
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