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Afacan, Ozlem; Ozbek, Neslihan – International Journal of Educational Methodology, 2019
The aim of this study was to investigate the social media addiction of high school students in terms of some variables such as age, class, type of school, gender and daily average internet usage period. Survey method was used in the study. "Social Media Addiction Scale" (SMAS) developed by Tutgun-Unal and "Personal Information…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Social Media, High School Students, Gender Differences
Iyitoglu, Orhan; Çeliköz, Nadir – Online Submission, 2017
This study provides an account of the phenomenon of internet addiction from the perspective of academic achievement. In other words, this study aimed to explore the relation between academic performance of Turkish high school students in such different subject as Maths, English, History, GPA and their use of internet. Different school subjects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
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Stavropoulos, Vasilis; Kuss, Daria; Griffiths, Mark; Motti-Stefanidi, Frosso – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Over the last decade, research on Internet addiction (IA) has increased. However, almost all studies in the area are cross-sectional and do not examine the context in which Internet use takes place. Therefore, a longitudinal study examined the role of conscientiousness (as a personality trait) and classroom hostility (as a contextual factor) in…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Adolescent Attitudes, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Ayaz, Mehmet Fatih; Karatas, Kasim – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The aim of the research is to examine the internet addiction of adolescents according to their genders, the type of their high-schools and class level, the time interval that they use internet most widely, their internet usage duration and usage purpose. For that, it is studied with 335 high-school students in Elazig city of Turkey in 2015. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Adolescents, Internet
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Akar, Filiz – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Problem Statement: Excessive internet use, particularly problematic and negative consequences of internet use, is rapidly increasing among children and adolescents throughout the World and in Turkey. While the internet provides potential advantages for users in terms of the academic support, sharing ideas & feelings, and freedom of expression,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, High School Students, Internet
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Dogan, Huseyin; Bozgeyikli, Hasan; Bozdas, Canan – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2015
This study examined the perceived parenting styles as predictors of Internet addiction in adolescence. The participants of the study were a total of 419 high school students including 238 girl and 181 boy students whose mean age was 16.5. Personal information form, "Internet Addiction Test" and "Perceived Parenting Style Scale"…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Internet, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
Sahin, Cengiz – Online Submission, 2014
The concept of internet addiction refers to the excessive use of internet which in turn causes various problems in individual, social and professional aspects. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between depression and internet addiction in terms of grades, sex, the existence of internet connection at home and time spent on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
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Teo, Timothy; Kam, Chester – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Following the call to ensure the validity of instruments used to assess users' level of Internet usage, this study examined the factor structure of the Internet Addiction Test-Adolescence version (IAT-A) when applied to a sample of young children in a multicultural society and assessed whether the items in the IAT-A were invariant by gender and,…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Addictive Behavior, Internet, Measures (Individuals)