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A Study on the Consumption Behavior of Cellular Phone of Middle School Students and Consumer Education by Mothers (어머니에 의한 소비자교육이 중학생의 휴대폰 소비행동에 미치는 영향)

  • Kim, Young-Joo;Choi, Jeong-Hye;Jang, Sang-Ock
    • Journal of Korean Home Economics Education Association
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    • v.20 no.3
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    • pp.163-177
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    • 2008
  • The purpose of this study is to see relationship between middle school students' cellular phone consumption behavior and their mothers' consumer education. A survey was conducted with middle school students at nine middle schools in Gyeongnam who possessed a cellular phone and their mothers(1,080 in total). The results of this study are as follows: First, middle school students' cellular phone consumption behavior was relatively at the average level or higher: they were best at A/S and change and refund and were at the average level in collecting and using information for purchase followed by contract. This consumption behavior was associated with such variables as gender, academic performance, and monthly pocket money. Second, as for consumer education for middle school students' mothers in general, purchase education was most highly recognized, followed by citizenship education and value education. However, value education was relatively weak, which should be reinforced. Mothers' consumer education was associated with children's grade, academic performance and monthly pocket money. Third, since middle school students' desirable cellular phone consumption behavior was strongly associated with their mothers' consumer education, it is highly urgent to improve the quality of consumer education by mothers at home.

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The Influence of School Consumer Education on Cellular Phone Consumption Behaviors of Middle School Students (학교 소비자교육이 중학생의 휴대전화 소비행동에 미치는 영향)

  • Lee, Jin-Hwa;Oh, Kyung-Wha;Chae, Jin-Mie
    • Journal of Korean Home Economics Education Association
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    • v.24 no.2
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    • pp.87-99
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    • 2012
  • The purpose of this study is to investigate the relation among adolescents' school consumer education, cell phone consumption behavior and satisfaction with cell phone consumption life. Finally, this study aims to find right ways for leading to adolescents' reasonable consumption life and improving the school consumer education. A survey was conducted to the second grade students 430 of middle school residing in Seoul and the Capital area. As the result of examining the relation among school consumer education, consumption behavior, and consumption life satisfaction, the learning of 'information analysis and decision making process' has a positive effect on 'reasonable purchase and active problem-solving' behavior, and the learning of 'consumption culture' on 'active problem-solving and ethic use' behavior, the learning of 'problem-solving and rights and responsibilities' on 'ethic use' behavior. In addition, it shows that 'ethic usage behavior' in consumption behavior has a positive influence on 'relation satisfaction', and 'reasonable purchase' behavior and 'active problem-solving' behavior on 'practical usage satisfaction'.

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Effect of Cellular Phone User's Self Image to select Ring-Tone and Ring-Back-Tone (휴대전화 이용자 자아이미지가 벨소리와 통화연결음 선택에 미치는 영향)

  • Yang, Soung-Hoon
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.12 no.9
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    • pp.182-193
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    • 2012
  • Recent growth of ring-tone and ring-back-tone download market as the derived market of cellular phone yields the new trend in music consumption from listening to display. This means that consumer purchase the ring-tone and RBT not for his appreciation but for counterpart's consumption, in a word, conspicuous consumption. Study aims at questions on whether cellular phone user can perceive the ring-tone and RBT's brand personality and how they express their self-image via ring-tone and RBT. Survey was administered for 196 college students who is dominant purchase group of market segment. Hypotheses are such as : congruity of self image and brand personality of ring-tone and RBT. Through the T-test, findings said that user's extrovert self image are not led to ring-tone's extrovert brand personality and user's introvert self image are not led to introvert ring-tone's brand personality of ringtone. same result was applicable to RTB. Cellular phone user's purchase behavior are different from those of product and service.

Research for Propensity of a Senior Group through Analysis about Mobile Usage Status (휴대폰 사용현황분석을 통한 시니어그룹의 성향 탐구)

  • Won, Sun-Jin;Sung, Jung-Hwan
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.8 no.11
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    • pp.65-73
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    • 2008
  • In this study, we have looked into the cellular phone consumption behavior of seniors who are 50-65 years old because of the prediction that senior cellular phone market will be expanded. Therefore, we made up a questionnaire which is based on theoretical study about silver consumer and marketing, and we also analyzed main features and differences of senior and active senior after split by lifestyle analysis. Through the analysis result, we found out the practical approaching way for the items that seniors' dissatisfaction was high and inquired whether it's possible turning into interface's direct input system or not. As a result, we discovered the change of a pattern of behavior by the increase of seniors's experience, differences of consumption behavior factors by lifestyle, and the possibility of market value of new interface.