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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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Coban, Murat; Karakus, Turkan; Karaman, Asiye; Gunay, Fatma; Goktas, Yuksel – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Research into virtual worlds demonstrates that to successfully use virtual world platforms in different disciplines, certain limitations and potential difficulties of these platforms must be overcome. The current study extends previous research by investigating problems in integrating virtual worlds in education with a longitudinal observation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms, Computer Simulation, Social Systems
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Gencer, Suzan Lema; Koc, Mustafa – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
This study focused on exploring Internet abuse among teenagers and its relations to some Internet usage patterns and demographic characteristics in a digitalizing country, Turkey. It was designed as a cross-sectional research on three types of school that differ in their academic performances. The data were collected from 1380 high school students…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Internet, Effect Size
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Gulbahar, Yasemin; Madran, R. Orcun; Kalelioglu, Filiz – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
This study was conducted to develop a web-based interactive system, Web Macerasi, for teaching-learning and evaluation purposes, and to find out the possible effects of this system. The study has two stages. In the first stage, a WebQuest site was designed as an interactive system in which various Internet and web technologies were used for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Focus Groups
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Yukselturk, Erman; Bulut, Safure – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This study analyzed gender differences in self-regulated learning components, motivational beliefs and achievement in self-regulated online learning environment. Sample of the study consisted of 145 participants from an online programming course which is based on synchronous and asynchronous communication methods over the Internet. Motivated…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Learning Strategies
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Usluel, Yasemin Kocak; Askar, Petek; Bas, Turgay – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
This study focuses on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) usage, which is the indicator of diffusion. A model composed of the variables which can explain ICT usage in Turkish higher education is established and tested within the study. The two dimensions of ICT usage are considered: instructional and managerial. The data collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, College Faculty, Information Technology
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Deryakulu, Deniz; Olkun, Sinan – Educational Technology & Society, 2007
This study, using content analysis technique, examined the types of job-related problems that the Turkish computer teachers experienced and the types of social support provided by reciprocal discussions in an online forum. Results indicated that role conflict, inadequate teacher induction policies, lack of required technological infrastructure and…
Descriptors: Technical Support, Feedback (Response), Social Support Groups, Informal Education