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ERIC Number: ED572474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 32
Abstractor: As Provided
Examining Secondary School Students' Safe Computer and Internet Usage Awareness: An Example from Bartin Province=Lise Ögrencilerinin Güvenli Bilgisayar ve Internet Kullanim Farkindaliklarinin Incelenmesi: Bartin Ili Örnegi
Yilmaz, Ramazan; Karaoglan Yilmaz, F. Gizem; Özturk, H. Tugba; Karademir, Tugra
Online Submission, Pegem Egitim ve Ögretim Dergisi v7 n1 p83-114 2017
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been rapidly prevailed among the children and youths. Personal technologies facilitating the students to gain some learning experiences both in and out of the schools also include many threats. It is important for students to have high awareness of safe internet and computer use to overcome with these threats. In this research, it was aimed to reveal internet security and computer usage awareness profiles of students studying in the secondary school. The data were collected from 2029 students studying in the secondary schools in Bartin Province in Turkey by using a questionnaire developed by the researchers. The data obtained from the questionnaire were analyzed based on the pre-determined themes and the students' information security and computer usage awareness profiles were revealed. The findings indicate that the majority of the students are insufficient regarding information security and computer usage awareness and they could be under risk in online settings towards the threats. In the discussion section, some measures for the parents, schools and policy makers were mentioned to increase students' information security and computer usage awareness.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishTurkish
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey