The Investigation Of Relation Between Cyberloafing Activities And Cyberloafing Behaviors In Higher Education


2nd World Conference on Educational Technology Researches (WCETR), Nicosia, CYPRUS, 27 - 29 June 2012, vol.83, pp.600-604 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 83
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.114
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.600-604
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


It has begun to emerge negative conditions in the process of learning and teaching with the use of internet technologies for educational environment. One of these conditions is that students have inclined to use internet for personal purposes rather than use PC labs to fulfill given learning tasks. This state has been expressed as cyberloafing. There are internal and external constructs that cause cyberloafing. In this study, it has been researched the relation between cyberloafing behaviors and cyberslacking activities of higher education students by analyzing data acquired by 215 higher education students. Cyberloafing behaviors and cyberslacking activities of students have been acquired by assessment instruments based on likert kind of self-reporting. According to results of this study, while salvation, escape, and development behaviors of cyberloafing have not been statistically significant, a significant relation between addiction behavior and the reason of inclining to cyberloafing have been found. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.