Mass Media Variables for Anticipating Creativity among Academically Bright Rural Adolescents

Indian Journal of Extension Education
Year: 2021 (Jul-sep), Volume: (57), Issue. (3)
First page: (53) Last page: (56)
Online ISSN: 2454-552X
Print ISSN: 0537- 1996
doi: 10.48165/IJEE.2021.57313 

Mass Media Variables for Anticipating Creativity among Academically Bright Rural Adolescents

Sumit Sheoran1, Bimla Dhanda2 and Joginder Singh Malik3*

1Ph.D. Research Scholar HDFS, IC College of Home Science CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana 
2Dean & Professor, IC College of Home Science, CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana 
3Professor, Extension Education CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana 
*Corresponding author email id: jsmalik67@gmail.com

Received:
14 May 2021

Accepted:
15 June 2021

Online Published:
28 June 2021

How to cite the Article

Sheoran, S., Dhanda, B., & Malik, J. S. (2021). Mass Media Variables for Anticipating Creativity among Academically Bright Rural Adolescents. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 57(03), 53–56. https://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2021.57313 Cite
Sheoran, Sumit, et al. “Mass Media Variables for Anticipating Creativity among Academically Bright Rural Adolescents.” Indian Journal of Extension Education, vol. 57, no. 03, 2021, pp. 53–56, http://doi.org/10.48165/IJEE.2021.57313. Cite
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Sheoran S, Dhanda B, Malik JS. Mass Media Variables for Anticipating Creativity among Academically Bright Rural Adolescents. IJEE. 2021;57(03):53‑6. DOI: 10.48165/IJEE.2021.57313 Cite
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ABSTRACT

Creativity is the tendency to generate ideas, alternatives and possibilities that may assist in encountering day to day life problems, communicating with others and entertaining ourselves and others whereas media technologies act as a medium while interacting with a large group of audience via mass communication. The study explored the relationship between mass media use and creativity. The primary data collected from 300 participants included independent variables related to  mass media used, time spend and the social media use. Five aspects of creativity i.e., seeing problem, unusual uses fluency, unusual uses flexibility, unusual uses originality and unusual uses creativity were used. Chi-square analysis indicated that social media use was significantly associated with the all aspects of unusual uses of creativity of respondents’ i.e., fluency, flexibility, originality and creativity. It was elucidated that the amount of time spend on mass media was significantly associated with adolescents’ seeing problem abilities and their unusual uses fluency. No association was observed between type of mass media used by participants and their creative abilities.

Keywords

Mass media, Young adolescents, Creativity, Academically bright