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ERIC Number: EJ1131533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Teachers' Views on Cyberloafing and Impression Management Tactics
Nartgün, Senay Sezgin; Ekinci, Serkan; Limon, Ibrahim; Tükel, Hayrettin
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n3 p28-36 2017
The aim of this study is to identify secondary school teachers' employed in Nevsehir central district views on impression management tactics and cyberloafing. It also aims to determine whether there is a significant relationship between their views. The study was conducted in relational screening model. On the other hand, the universe of the study consisted of 316 secondary school teachers employed in Nevsehir central district during 2015-2016 academic year. Of the participants 55,4% were females and 44.6% were males. 40.5% of them had 1-10 years experience, 50% of them had 11-20 years experience and 9.5% had 21 and more years experience. 18% of the participants aged between 20-30; 62.3% of them aged between 31-40; 17.1% aged between 41-50 and finally 2.2% were 51 and over. Considering their graduation 94.3% had undergraduate while only 5.7% of them had graduate degree. Data were collected through Impression Management Tactics Scale and Cyberloafing Scale. In the analysis of the data, means and standard deviations were calculated; Mann Whitney U, Kruskal Wallis H and Spearman's Rho correlation analysis were conducted. According to results of the study, teachers apply to impression management tactics but not very frequently and the level of cyberloafing behavior was "occasionally." A positive low level significant relationship was found between teachers' views on impression management and cyberloafing.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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