Merhaba Misafir

Examination of the Relationship between Internet Attitudes and Internet Addictions of 13-18-Year-Old Students: The Case of Kahramanmaraş


This study aims to determine internet attitudes and internet addiction levels of 13-18-year-old students andexamine the relationship between these variables. The “internet attitude scale”, developed by Tavşancıl andKeser (2002) and the “internet addiction scale”, developed by Hahn and Jerusalem and adapted into Turkish byŞahin and Korkmaz (2011), were used as a data collection tool. The scales were applied to 286 students whowere selected from secondary schools and high schools in the Kahramanmaraş province. The analyses indicatedthat average internet attitude score of students is 3.661 and this value corresponds to the choice “I agree” in thescale. Also, it was found that average internet addiction score of students is 2.119. The findings show that thestudents are at the level of probable addiction in terms of tendency to internet addiction. As a result ofcorrelation analysis, a positively significant relationship was found between internet attitude and internetaddictions of the students. Also, it was determined through the regression analysis that internet attitudes ofstudents significantly predict their internet addictions.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : TOJET The Turkish Online Journal Of Educational Technology
  • Yıl : 2016
  • Cilt : 15
  • ISSN : 2146-7242
  • Sayı : 2
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 0-0
  • IO Kayıt No : 28504
  • Yayıncı : Sakarya Üniversitesi Yayınları