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ERIC Number: ED597676
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Apr
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
A Discourse Analysis of Social Media Voices on Turkey's FATIH Project
Aydin Akkurt, Ayse; Yildirim, Hakan; Dönmez, H. Mustafa
Online Submission, Eskisehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi v20 p785-806 Apr 2019
FATIH project of Turkey is one of the largest educational technology projects in the world that aims to ensure equality in education and to improve technological infrastructure at schools. Eksi Sözlük, one of the most popular social media platforms in Turkey, has been an important agent in interpreting and reproducing information as a new public sphere. This study aims to explore the topics presented within the discourses in Eksi Sözlük regarding FATIH project. A total of 307 entries posted between 2010 and 2017 were analyzed using the method of discourse analysis. The results showed that FATIH project has been discussed in public sphere in terms of technological, political-ideological and project design dimensions rather than the educational dimension.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey