Evaluation of the primary school level students' attitudes towards mobile phones

Baysal Z. N. , Şahenk Erkan S. S. , Hazneci Y. O.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Türkiye, 4 - 08 Şubat 2010, cilt.2, ss.4279-4284 identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 2
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.679
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.4279-4284


The main issue of this study on the usage of mobile phones at the primary school level can be expressed as: "How do the primary school students evaluate mobile phone usage?" The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a differentiation in the primary students' approach towards mobile phone usage according to their personal characteristics. The sample group of this stusy in which the surveying method was utilized, is 365 5(th) grade students studying in six different primary schools. Data gathering tools are the "Personal Information Form" and the "Mobile Phone Usage Awareness Scale." The KMO value of the scale has been determined to be .748 and p<0.001 The gathered data has been analysed with the frequency, percentage, t-test, unilateral variance analysis and post-hoc scheffe tests. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.