EVALUATION OF COMPUTER ADDICTION TENDENCIES IN A GROUP OF PRIMARY STUDENTS


Bilge F.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, no.43, pp.96-105, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 43
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.96-105

Abstract

In this study primary students at 5th grades are subjected computer addiction tendencies. The study group consists of 121 students attending a private school which is stated in K.K.T.C. The Scale of Computer Addiction Tendencies and information form have been used. The findings showed that 5th graders' computer addiction tendencies were not at an alarming level. According to the results of the study, no difference existed between groups in comparisons made concerning gender and having computer in own bedroom. On the other hand, concerning the time spent using a computer, a meaningful difference existed between those who used it for an hour and those who used it for 2 or 3 hours.