An Evaluation of the Problems Encountered by Elementary School Students While Using Internet

International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

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Title An Evaluation of the Problems Encountered by Elementary School Students While Using Internet
 
Creator Yasakcı, Aykut; Near East University
Özdal, Hasan; Final International University
 
Subject Internet, Technology, Elementary School Students
 
Description Today, as a result of the development of technology and the resulting innova-tions, it can be seen that internet applications and software are widely used by large masses starting from very small age groups to adults by means of comput-ers and mobile devices. This wide and popular usage presents several living op-portunities to its users but it also brings to fore the question “how effective and accurate are we using internet and its applications?” The state of awareness of children as regards “accurate and conscious internet usage” who particularly widely use products such as computers and mobile devices appears as an im-portant research question. In light of this information, the purpose of the research is to determine the problems faced by 5th grade students while using the internet. The Interview technique which is a qualitative method is used in the study and the sample group consists of 5th grade students (103 pupils) who study at a private elementary school in Northern Cyprus chosen by convenience (accidental) sam-pling. The research employed a semi-structured interview form developed by re-searchers as data collection tool. According to the obtained results, it has been found that elementary school students encountered problems in topics related to the usage of social networks, computer viruses and relevant measures, and re-search processes on the internet.
 
Publisher kassel university press GmbH
 
Contributor
 
Date 2019-11-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet/article/view/11731
10.3991/ijet.v14i22.11731
 
Source International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET); Vol 14, No 22 (2019); pp. 204-219
1863-0383
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet/article/view/11731/6153
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Hasan Özdal, Aykut Yasakcı
 

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