UMK - Khilyatus Sa'adah becomes the one and the only representative of UMK who succeed in applying her Student Creativity Program (PKM) 2015 for Research category. Arousing "Teenagers' Addiction towards Online Game" as the title, Khilyatus Sa'adah head of the research and the other three member: Fijai Murdiono, Miratus Sa'adah and Rohmat Robani have conducted the research earlier.
Khilyatus S'adah, a fourth semester student of Psychology Faculty, Muria Kudus University (UMK), more familiar as Yaya, said, "So glad to find out my PKM proposal passes the selection by Dikti (Higher Education Institute)." The background of choosing online game as her research variable comes when she find a lot of her college friends play online game as a daily routine, they seem like they have nothing to loose spending most of their time gaming. "What will happen if this phenomenon invades Junior high students? That question attracts me to elaborate online game."
Having done collecting data from teenagers who learn in junior high school students in the city of Kudus, Yaya, who actively joins Students Executive Board of Psychology Faculty and Muria Research Center (MRC) Indonesia, then, send her research findings to the National Seminar with the theme of "Save Indonesia for Characterised Indonesia" which presents Prof. Hamdi Muluk of Psychology Faculty, University Indonesia as the keynote speaker. The seminar itself is organized by Psychology faculty of Sultan Agung Islamic University (Unisulla) Semarang in the form of call for paper.
Consequently, Yaya's research manages to succeed for the call for paper and, on Wednesday March 4th, 2015, she presents her research together with the other 34 speakers who are mostly lecturers representing their campus.
Enrolled for attending the seminar, there are Ciputra University of Surabaya, Satya Wacana Christian University of Salatiga, Hasanudin University of Makasar, Ahmad Dahlan Iniversity of Yogyakarta and Halu Oleo University of North Sulawesi.