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Firat, Mehmet; Serpil, Harun – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2017
Teachers play a crucial role in helping individuals gain adequate Internet competency, which requires teachers themselves to be Internet-literate. The purpose of this study is to investigate the Internet use of the distance and on-campus pre-service teachers of language and other disciplines by multiple parameters. A total of 789 teacher…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cetin Gudunz, Hicran; Eksioglu, Subhan; Tarhan, Sinem – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of personality traits, gender, age and effects of dispositional hope level in problematic internet usage of university students. Research Methods: This paper is an example of a descriptive study, which presents the relationship between problematic internet usage of university students…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Psychological Patterns
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Kayisoglu, Numan Bahadir – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The purpose of the present research is to define global citizenship levels of pre-service physical education teachers and investigate whether their global citizenship levels vary by various variables. A total of 485 pre-service teachers, studying at 3rd and 4th grades of undergraduate programs of physical education teaching at thirteen different…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Citizenship, Global Approach
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Dogan, Ugur; Kaya, Sinem – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
A survey of 488 college students was conducted in Turkey to investigate the relationship between social network usage, shame and Internet addiction. It was hypothesized that a relationship between shame and social network usage was mediated by Internet addiction. First of all, according to simple regression analysis, it was found that shame…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, College Students, Correlation, Social Media
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Genctanirim Kurt, Dilek – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2015
This study aims to identify the factors in suicide risk among college students by examining the direct and indirect effects of drug use, internet addiction, gender, and alcohol use on suicide risk. The sample of the study is composed of 975 students studying at different faculties of Ahi Evran University during the academic year 2011-2012. They…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, College Students, Suicide, Drug Abuse
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Tekinarslan, Erkan; Kennedy, Eugene; Nicolle, Pamela S. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences and similarities among United States (US) and Turkish university students in technology ownership, uses of technology for academic purposes, perceived importance of technology, and preferences for technology in education. The EDUCAUSE Center for Analytics and Research (ECAR) undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Technology Uses in Education
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Baran, Bahar; Kiliç, Eylem – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
The purpose of this study is to analyze three separate constructs (demographics, study habits, and technology familiarity) that can be used to identify university students' characteristics and the relationship between each of these constructs with student achievement. A survey method was used for the current study, and the participants included…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, College Students, Study Habits, Technological Literacy
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Öktem, M. Kemal; Demirhan, Kamil; Demirhan, Haydar – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study aims to analyze the factors affecting the Internet usage of university students using e-governance applications. It is important to examine these factors to understand why the online citizen participation is not increasing as expected, while Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) usage is improving in governance. Governance is…
Descriptors: Governance, Internet, College Students, Computer Use
Yilmaz, Fatma Gizem Karaoglan; Yilmaz, Ramazan; Teker, Necmettin; Keser, Hafize – Online Submission, 2014
That internet is developing fast and its cost is becoming cheaper rapidly increases the number of people using this technology. Although internet provides miscellaneous benefits for the users, it also causes them to encounter certain difficulties. Particularly, those young people, who leave their families to study at a university spend most of…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, College Students, Student Behavior
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Agir, Ahmet – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2014
As a result of advances in technology and then the emergence of using Internet in every step of life, web that provides access to the documents such as picture, audio, animation and text in Internet started to be used. At first, web consists of only visual and text pages that couldn't enable to make user's interaction. However, it is seen that not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies, Internet, Student Surveys
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Tosun, Nilgun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
This study tried to determine the preferences of student-teachers on reading printed books or e-books and the reasons for these preferences. Reading printed books and e-books preferences of students are discussed in terms of gender and department variables. 258 student-teachers who are studying in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Printed Materials
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Yaman, Metin; Yaman, Cetin – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
Social network sites are widely used by many people nowadays for various aims. Many researches have been done to analyze the usage of these sites in many different settings. In the literature the number of the studies investigating the university students' usage social network sites is limited. This research was carried out to determine the social…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Geçer, Aynur Kolburan – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
This study addresses university students' information search and commitment strategies on web environment and internet usage self-efficacy beliefs in terms of such variables as gender, department, grade level and frequency of internet use; and whether there is a significant relation between these beliefs. Descriptive method was used in the study.…
Descriptors: Search Strategies, Internet, Information Skills, Self Efficacy
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Zorba, Erdal – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
Computer-based and web-based applications are as major instructional tools to increase undergraduates' motivation at school. In the recreation field usage of, computer and the internet based recreational applications has become more prevalent in order to present visual and interactive entertainment activities. Recreation department undergraduates…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Computers, Recreation, Computer Uses in Education