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Analysis of Scientific Attitude, Computer Anxiety, Educational Internet Use, Problematic Internet Use, and Academic Achievement of Middle School Students According to Demographic Variables.

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Author(s): Bekmezci, Mehmet; Celik, Ismail; Sahin, Ismail; Kiray, Ahmet; Akturk, Ahmet Oguz

In this research, students' scientific attitude, computer anxiety, educational use of the Internet, academic achievement, and problematic use of the Internet are analyzed based on different variables (gender, parents' educational level and daily access to the Internet). The research group involves 361 students from two middle schools which are located in the center of Konya. The "general survey method" is adopted in the research. In accordance with the purpose of the study, percentage, mean, standard deviation, independent samples t-test, ANOVA (variance) are employed in the study. A total of four scales are implemented. These four scales include a total of 13 sub-dimensions. The scores from these scales and their subscales are studied in terms of various variables. In the research, students' scientific attitude, computer anxiety, educational use of the Internet, the problematic Internet use and academic achievement (gender, parent educational level, and daily access to the Internet) are investigated based on various variables and some significant relations are found.

ERIC Descriptors: Foreign Countries; Internet; Computer Uses in Education; Academic Achievement; Middle School Students; Demography; Predictor Variables; Scientific Attitudes; Student Surveys; Student Attitudes; Statistical Analysis; Statistical Distributions; Anxiety; Computer Attitudes; Parent Background; Parents; Educational Attainment; Comparative Analysis; Computer Use; Likert Scales; Attitude Measures

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ERIC Citation: International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering v9 n12 p4006-4014 2015

ERIC Number: ED563254

Record Type: Non-Journal

Pages: 9

Abstractor: As Provided

Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research

Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools

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Author:Bekmezci, Mehmet; Celik, Ismail; Sahin, Ismail; Kiray, Ahmet; Akturk, Ahmet Oguz
Publication:ERIC: Reports
Article Type:Report
Geographic Code:7TURK
Date:Dec 1, 2015
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