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Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 1, 100 - 109, 17.06.2019
https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.546326

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References

  • Abu-Jedy, A. (2008). Mobile phone addiction and its relationship with self-discloser among aample of students from university of Jordan and Amman Al-Ahliyya University. Jordan Journal of Educational Science, 4(2), 137-50.
  • Aktan, E. (2018). Üniversite öğrencilerinin sosyal medya bağımlılık düzeylerinin çeşitli değişkenlere göre incelenmesi. [Assessment of social media addiction levels of university students by numerous variables]. Erciyes İletişim Dergisi, 5(4), 405-421.
  • Aljomaa, S. S., Qudah, M. F. A., Albursan, I. S., Bakhiet, S. F. & Abduljabbar, A. S. (2016). Smartphone addiction among university students in the light of some variables. Computers in Human Behavior, 61, 155-164.
  • Anderson, K. J. (2001). Internet use among college students: An exploratory study. Journal of American College Health, 50, 21-26.
  • Arısoy, Ö. (2009). İnternet bağımlılığı ve tedavisi. [Internet addiction and its treatment]. Psikiyatride Güncel Yaklaşımlar Dergisi, 1(1), 55-67.
  • Arslan, A., Kırım, A. M., Karaman, M. & Çetinkaya, A. (2015). Lise ve üniversite öğrencilerinde dijital bağımlılık. [Digital addiction in high school and university students]. Uluslararası Hakemli İletişim ve Edebiyat Araştırmaları Dergisi, 8, 34-58.
  • Balcı, Ş. & Gülnar, B. (2009). Üniversite öğrencileri arasında internet bağımlılığı ve internet bağımlılarının profili. [Internet addiction among university students and the profile of internet addicts]. Selçuk İletişim Dergisi, 6(1), 5-22.
  • Çakır-Balta, Ö. & Horzum, M. B. (2008). Web tabanlı öğretim ortamında öğrencilerin internet bağımlılığını etkileyen faktörler. [The factors that affect internet addiction of students in a web based learning environment]. Ankara Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi, 41(1), 187-205.
  • Çalışkan, N., Yalçın, O., Aydın, M. & Ayık, A. (2017). BÖTE öğretmen adaylarının akıllı telefon bağımlılık düzeylerini belirlemeye yönelik bir çalışma. [A study on defining smart phone addiction level of prospective teachers of CEIT]. International Journal of Eurasia Social Sciences, 8(22), 111-125.
  • Çiftçi, H. (2018). Social media addiction in university students. MANAS Journal of Social Studies, 7(4), 417-434.
  • Doğan, U. & Tosun, H. İ. (2016). Lise öğrencilerinde problemli akıllı telefon kullanımının sosyal kaygı ve sosyal ağların kullanımına aracılık etkisi [The mediating effect of high school students’ problematicsmartphone usage on social anxiety and the use of social networks]. Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi, 8(22), 99-128.
  • Egger, O. & Rauterberg, M. (1996). Internet behaviour and addiction. Unpublished master’s thesis, Work & Organisational Psychology Unit (IfAP), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurih.
  • Ekinci, N. E., Yalçın, İ., Özer, Ö. & Kara, T. (2017). An investigation of the digital game addiction between high school students. Journal of Human Sciences, 14(4), 4989-4994.
  • Eryılmaz, S. & Çukurluöz, Ö. (2018). Lise öğrencilerinin dijital bağımlılıklarının incelenmesi: Ankara ili, Çankaya ilçesi örneği.[Examination of high school students digital addiction: Province of Ankara, Çankaya district sample]. Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 17(67), 889-912.
  • Göldağ, B. (2018). Lise öğrencilerinin dijital oyun bağımlılık düzeylerinin demografik özelliklerine göre incelenmesi. [The investigation of the digital play dependency levels of high school students with respect to demographic characteristics]. YYÜ Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 15(1), 1287-1315.
  • Gül, Ş., & Diken, E.H. (2018). Fen bilgisi öğretmeni adaylarının sosyal medya bağımlılıklarının incelenmesi. [An investigation of the preservice science teachers’ social media addictions]. E-Kafkas Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi, 5(1), 41-50.
  • Hakoama, M. & Hakoyama, S. (2011). The impact of cell phone use on social networking and development among college student. The American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 15, 1-20.
  • İnan, A. (2010). İlköğretim II. Kademe ve lise öğrencilerinde internet bağımlılığı. [Internet addiction in secondary and high school students.] Unpublished Master Thesis, Atatürk University, Institute of Social Sciences, Erzurum, Turkey.
  • Kabakçı, I., Odabaşı, H. F. & Çoklar, A. N. (2008). Parents’ views about internet use of their children. International Journal of Education and Information Technologies, 2(4), 248-255.
  • Kalaman, S. & Bat, M. (2016). İnternet bağımlılığı ve medya kullanımı: Üniversite öğrencileri üzerine bir araştırma. [Internet addiction and media usage: A study about undergraduate students]. Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi, 9(47), 878-885.
  • Kaltiala-Heino, R., Lintonen, T. & Rimpela, A. (2004). Internet addiction? Potentially problematic use of the internet in a population of 12-18 year-old adolescents. Addiction Research and Theory, 12(1), 89-96.
  • Karasar, N. (2005). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi. [Scientific Research Method]. Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım.
  • Karasu, F., Bayır, B. & Çam, H. H. (2017). Üniversite öğrencilerinin internet bağımlılığı ile sosyal destek arasındaki ilişkinin incelenmesi. [Examination of the relationship between the internet addiction of university students and the social support]. Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 7(14), 372-386.
  • Kawasaki, N., Tanei, S. & Ogata, F. (2006). Survey on cellular phone usage on students in Thailand. Journal of Physiological Anthropology, 25(6), 377-382.
  • Kesici, A. & Tunç, N. F. (2018). The development of the digital addiction scale for the university students: Realibity and validity study. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 6(1), 91-98.
  • Kodaman, U. & Dinç, M. (2016). Teknolojiye bağımlı yaşama! [Do not live dependent of technology!]. İstanbul: Kültür Sanat Press.
  • Kuyucu, M. (2017). Gençlerde akıllı telefon kullanımı ve akıllı telefon bağımlılığı sorunsalı: “Akıllı telefon(kolik)” üniversite gençliği. [Use of smart phone and problematic of smart phone addiction in young people: “Smart phone (colic)” university youth]. Global Media Journal TR Edition, 7(14), 328-359.
  • Kwon, M., Lee, J-Y, Won, W-Y, Park, J-W, Min, J-A, Hann, C., Gu, X., Choi, J-H. & Kim, D-J. (2013). Development and validation of a smartphone addiction scale (SAS), Plos One, 8(2), 56-93.
  • Laura, A. N. & Richard, N. (2004). Development of a psychometrically sound internet addiction scale: A preliminary step. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(4), 381-384.
  • Lee, S.J. & Chae, Y. G. (2007). Children's internet use in a family context: influence on family relationships and parental mediation. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 10(5), 640-644.
  • Lin, Y-H., Chang, L-R., Lee, Y-H., Tseng, H-W., Kuo, T-B. & Chen, S-H. (2014). Development and validation of the smartphone addiction invertory (SPAI). Plos One, 9(6), e98312.
  • Markel, H. (2012). The D.S.M. Gets Addiction Right. https://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/06/opinion/the-dsm-gets-addiction-right.html?_r=3&
  • Minaz, A. & Çetinkaya Bozkurt, Ö. (2017). Üniversite öğrencilerinin akıllı telefon bağımlılık düzeylerinin ve kullanım amaçlarının farklı değişkenler açısından incelenmesi. [Investigation of university students smartphone addiction levels and usage purposes in terms of different variables]. Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 9(21), 268-286.
  • Moosborger, B. (2008). Is internet addiction addressed in the classroom? A survey of psychology textbooks. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 468-474.
  • Park, N. & Lee, H. (2014). Gender difference in social networking in smartphones: A case study of Korean college student smartphone ssers, International Telecommunications Policy Review, 21(2), 1-18.
  • Sanders, C. E., Field, T. M., Diego, M. & Kaplan, M. (2000). The relationship of internet to depression and social isolation among adolescents. Adolescence, 35(138), 237-242.
  • Sarwar, M. & Soomro, T. R. (2013). Impact of smartphone’s on society. Euroean Journal of Scientific Research, 98(2), 216-226.
  • Savcı, M. & Aysan, F. (2017). Technological addictions and social connectedness: predictor effect of internet addiction, social media addiction, digital game addiction and smartphone addiction on social connectedness. Düşünen Adam The Jounal of Physchiatry and Neurological Sciences, 30, 202-216.
  • Tang, C. S. & Koh, Y. Y. W. (2017). Online social networking addiction among college students in Singapore: Comorbidity with behavioral addiction and affective disorder. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 25, 175-178.
  • Tarhan, N. & Nurmedov, S. (2011). Bağımlılık. [Addiction]. İstanbul: Timaş.
  • Toraman, M. (2013). İnternet bağımlılığı ve sosyal ağ kullanım düzeylerinin ortaöğretim öğrencilerinin akademik başarıları ile ilişkisinin incelenmesi. [Investigation of the relationship of secondary school students' academic achievement with Internet addiction and social networking use levels] Unpublished Master Thesis. Fırat University, Institute of Education Sciences, Elazığ, Turkey.
  • Vurgun, Ş. & Akpınar, G.M. (2018). Measurement of digital media dependencies in university students: Adnan Menderes University Atça vocational school example. The Journal of Kesit Academy, 4(17), 389-401.
  • Yılmaz, E., Şahin, Y. L., Haseski, H. İ & Erol, O. (2014). Lise öğrencilerinin internet bağımlılık düzeylerinin çeşitli değişkenlere göre incelenmesi: Balıkesir ili örneği. [An analysis of internet addiction among high school students with respect to several variables: Balıkesir province sample]. Eğitim Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi, 4(1), 133-144.
  • Yusufoğlu, Ö. Ş. (2017). Boş zaman faaliyeti olarak akıllı telefonlar ve sosyal yaşam üzerine etkileri: Üniversite öğrencileri üzerine bir araştırma. [Smart phones as leisure activities and their impact on social life: A research on students of the university] İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Dergisi, 6(5), 2414-2434.
  • Ziyalar, A. (1999). Sosyal Psikyatri. [Social Psychiatry]. İstanbul: Yüce Press.

Analyzing the Digital Addiction of University Students through Diverse Variables: Example of Vocational School

Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 1, 100 - 109, 17.06.2019
https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.546326

Abstract

Today, when information technologies are evolving rapidly, digital platforms such as computers, the internet, social media and smartphones have become essential parts of our lives. These digital platforms are intensely used by people with a variety of ages. Students mostly use digital platforms to communicate, navigate on social media and playing online and offline games. The digital platforms, which are used for those diverse aims, influence our lives and especially create addiction for students. In this context, the students of vocational schools may be negatively influenced by the intense usage of digital platforms. This study in this regard aims to examine the digital addiction levels of vocational school students and the degree of this addiction based on their genders, departments, school years and levels of income. A survey method was used in this study. 318 foundation degree students from different departments at Sakarya University and Sakarya University of Applied Sciences participated in this study. In order to collect data, a demographics form and the “Digital Addiction Scale”, developed by Kesici and Tunc (2018), were used. The results of the study suggest that the participants have a medium-level addiction. While the students have a mid-level addiction at overuse, non-restraint, emotion situation and sticking sub-dimensions, they have a low-level addiction at inhibiting the flow of life. The digital addiction of vocational school students does not differ according to their school years, genders and income levels of their families but differ by their departments. It is advised that for today's students to use digital courses in an accurate and effective way, new educational methods should be used, and students, parents, teachers and administrators need to be trained to learn the negative psychological and physical effects caused by digital addictions such as the internet, smartphones, computers and social media addictions.

References

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  • Aktan, E. (2018). Üniversite öğrencilerinin sosyal medya bağımlılık düzeylerinin çeşitli değişkenlere göre incelenmesi. [Assessment of social media addiction levels of university students by numerous variables]. Erciyes İletişim Dergisi, 5(4), 405-421.
  • Aljomaa, S. S., Qudah, M. F. A., Albursan, I. S., Bakhiet, S. F. & Abduljabbar, A. S. (2016). Smartphone addiction among university students in the light of some variables. Computers in Human Behavior, 61, 155-164.
  • Anderson, K. J. (2001). Internet use among college students: An exploratory study. Journal of American College Health, 50, 21-26.
  • Arısoy, Ö. (2009). İnternet bağımlılığı ve tedavisi. [Internet addiction and its treatment]. Psikiyatride Güncel Yaklaşımlar Dergisi, 1(1), 55-67.
  • Arslan, A., Kırım, A. M., Karaman, M. & Çetinkaya, A. (2015). Lise ve üniversite öğrencilerinde dijital bağımlılık. [Digital addiction in high school and university students]. Uluslararası Hakemli İletişim ve Edebiyat Araştırmaları Dergisi, 8, 34-58.
  • Balcı, Ş. & Gülnar, B. (2009). Üniversite öğrencileri arasında internet bağımlılığı ve internet bağımlılarının profili. [Internet addiction among university students and the profile of internet addicts]. Selçuk İletişim Dergisi, 6(1), 5-22.
  • Çakır-Balta, Ö. & Horzum, M. B. (2008). Web tabanlı öğretim ortamında öğrencilerin internet bağımlılığını etkileyen faktörler. [The factors that affect internet addiction of students in a web based learning environment]. Ankara Üniversitesi Eğitim Bilimleri Fakültesi Dergisi, 41(1), 187-205.
  • Çalışkan, N., Yalçın, O., Aydın, M. & Ayık, A. (2017). BÖTE öğretmen adaylarının akıllı telefon bağımlılık düzeylerini belirlemeye yönelik bir çalışma. [A study on defining smart phone addiction level of prospective teachers of CEIT]. International Journal of Eurasia Social Sciences, 8(22), 111-125.
  • Çiftçi, H. (2018). Social media addiction in university students. MANAS Journal of Social Studies, 7(4), 417-434.
  • Doğan, U. & Tosun, H. İ. (2016). Lise öğrencilerinde problemli akıllı telefon kullanımının sosyal kaygı ve sosyal ağların kullanımına aracılık etkisi [The mediating effect of high school students’ problematicsmartphone usage on social anxiety and the use of social networks]. Adıyaman Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi, 8(22), 99-128.
  • Egger, O. & Rauterberg, M. (1996). Internet behaviour and addiction. Unpublished master’s thesis, Work & Organisational Psychology Unit (IfAP), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurih.
  • Ekinci, N. E., Yalçın, İ., Özer, Ö. & Kara, T. (2017). An investigation of the digital game addiction between high school students. Journal of Human Sciences, 14(4), 4989-4994.
  • Eryılmaz, S. & Çukurluöz, Ö. (2018). Lise öğrencilerinin dijital bağımlılıklarının incelenmesi: Ankara ili, Çankaya ilçesi örneği.[Examination of high school students digital addiction: Province of Ankara, Çankaya district sample]. Elektronik Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 17(67), 889-912.
  • Göldağ, B. (2018). Lise öğrencilerinin dijital oyun bağımlılık düzeylerinin demografik özelliklerine göre incelenmesi. [The investigation of the digital play dependency levels of high school students with respect to demographic characteristics]. YYÜ Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 15(1), 1287-1315.
  • Gül, Ş., & Diken, E.H. (2018). Fen bilgisi öğretmeni adaylarının sosyal medya bağımlılıklarının incelenmesi. [An investigation of the preservice science teachers’ social media addictions]. E-Kafkas Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi, 5(1), 41-50.
  • Hakoama, M. & Hakoyama, S. (2011). The impact of cell phone use on social networking and development among college student. The American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 15, 1-20.
  • İnan, A. (2010). İlköğretim II. Kademe ve lise öğrencilerinde internet bağımlılığı. [Internet addiction in secondary and high school students.] Unpublished Master Thesis, Atatürk University, Institute of Social Sciences, Erzurum, Turkey.
  • Kabakçı, I., Odabaşı, H. F. & Çoklar, A. N. (2008). Parents’ views about internet use of their children. International Journal of Education and Information Technologies, 2(4), 248-255.
  • Kalaman, S. & Bat, M. (2016). İnternet bağımlılığı ve medya kullanımı: Üniversite öğrencileri üzerine bir araştırma. [Internet addiction and media usage: A study about undergraduate students]. Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi, 9(47), 878-885.
  • Kaltiala-Heino, R., Lintonen, T. & Rimpela, A. (2004). Internet addiction? Potentially problematic use of the internet in a population of 12-18 year-old adolescents. Addiction Research and Theory, 12(1), 89-96.
  • Karasar, N. (2005). Bilimsel Araştırma Yöntemi. [Scientific Research Method]. Ankara: Nobel Yayın Dağıtım.
  • Karasu, F., Bayır, B. & Çam, H. H. (2017). Üniversite öğrencilerinin internet bağımlılığı ile sosyal destek arasındaki ilişkinin incelenmesi. [Examination of the relationship between the internet addiction of university students and the social support]. Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 7(14), 372-386.
  • Kawasaki, N., Tanei, S. & Ogata, F. (2006). Survey on cellular phone usage on students in Thailand. Journal of Physiological Anthropology, 25(6), 377-382.
  • Kesici, A. & Tunç, N. F. (2018). The development of the digital addiction scale for the university students: Realibity and validity study. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 6(1), 91-98.
  • Kodaman, U. & Dinç, M. (2016). Teknolojiye bağımlı yaşama! [Do not live dependent of technology!]. İstanbul: Kültür Sanat Press.
  • Kuyucu, M. (2017). Gençlerde akıllı telefon kullanımı ve akıllı telefon bağımlılığı sorunsalı: “Akıllı telefon(kolik)” üniversite gençliği. [Use of smart phone and problematic of smart phone addiction in young people: “Smart phone (colic)” university youth]. Global Media Journal TR Edition, 7(14), 328-359.
  • Kwon, M., Lee, J-Y, Won, W-Y, Park, J-W, Min, J-A, Hann, C., Gu, X., Choi, J-H. & Kim, D-J. (2013). Development and validation of a smartphone addiction scale (SAS), Plos One, 8(2), 56-93.
  • Laura, A. N. & Richard, N. (2004). Development of a psychometrically sound internet addiction scale: A preliminary step. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(4), 381-384.
  • Lee, S.J. & Chae, Y. G. (2007). Children's internet use in a family context: influence on family relationships and parental mediation. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 10(5), 640-644.
  • Lin, Y-H., Chang, L-R., Lee, Y-H., Tseng, H-W., Kuo, T-B. & Chen, S-H. (2014). Development and validation of the smartphone addiction invertory (SPAI). Plos One, 9(6), e98312.
  • Markel, H. (2012). The D.S.M. Gets Addiction Right. https://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/06/opinion/the-dsm-gets-addiction-right.html?_r=3&
  • Minaz, A. & Çetinkaya Bozkurt, Ö. (2017). Üniversite öğrencilerinin akıllı telefon bağımlılık düzeylerinin ve kullanım amaçlarının farklı değişkenler açısından incelenmesi. [Investigation of university students smartphone addiction levels and usage purposes in terms of different variables]. Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 9(21), 268-286.
  • Moosborger, B. (2008). Is internet addiction addressed in the classroom? A survey of psychology textbooks. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 468-474.
  • Park, N. & Lee, H. (2014). Gender difference in social networking in smartphones: A case study of Korean college student smartphone ssers, International Telecommunications Policy Review, 21(2), 1-18.
  • Sanders, C. E., Field, T. M., Diego, M. & Kaplan, M. (2000). The relationship of internet to depression and social isolation among adolescents. Adolescence, 35(138), 237-242.
  • Sarwar, M. & Soomro, T. R. (2013). Impact of smartphone’s on society. Euroean Journal of Scientific Research, 98(2), 216-226.
  • Savcı, M. & Aysan, F. (2017). Technological addictions and social connectedness: predictor effect of internet addiction, social media addiction, digital game addiction and smartphone addiction on social connectedness. Düşünen Adam The Jounal of Physchiatry and Neurological Sciences, 30, 202-216.
  • Tang, C. S. & Koh, Y. Y. W. (2017). Online social networking addiction among college students in Singapore: Comorbidity with behavioral addiction and affective disorder. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 25, 175-178.
  • Tarhan, N. & Nurmedov, S. (2011). Bağımlılık. [Addiction]. İstanbul: Timaş.
  • Toraman, M. (2013). İnternet bağımlılığı ve sosyal ağ kullanım düzeylerinin ortaöğretim öğrencilerinin akademik başarıları ile ilişkisinin incelenmesi. [Investigation of the relationship of secondary school students' academic achievement with Internet addiction and social networking use levels] Unpublished Master Thesis. Fırat University, Institute of Education Sciences, Elazığ, Turkey.
  • Vurgun, Ş. & Akpınar, G.M. (2018). Measurement of digital media dependencies in university students: Adnan Menderes University Atça vocational school example. The Journal of Kesit Academy, 4(17), 389-401.
  • Yılmaz, E., Şahin, Y. L., Haseski, H. İ & Erol, O. (2014). Lise öğrencilerinin internet bağımlılık düzeylerinin çeşitli değişkenlere göre incelenmesi: Balıkesir ili örneği. [An analysis of internet addiction among high school students with respect to several variables: Balıkesir province sample]. Eğitim Bilimleri Araştırmaları Dergisi, 4(1), 133-144.
  • Yusufoğlu, Ö. Ş. (2017). Boş zaman faaliyeti olarak akıllı telefonlar ve sosyal yaşam üzerine etkileri: Üniversite öğrencileri üzerine bir araştırma. [Smart phones as leisure activities and their impact on social life: A research on students of the university] İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Dergisi, 6(5), 2414-2434.
  • Ziyalar, A. (1999). Sosyal Psikyatri. [Social Psychiatry]. İstanbul: Yüce Press.

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Primary Language English
Subjects Social
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Hakkı BAĞCI> (Primary Author)
SAKARYA UYGULAMALI BİLİMLER ÜNİVERSİTESİ
0000-0002-6211-9694
Türkiye

Publication Date June 17, 2019
Published in Issue Year 2019, Volume 6, Issue 1

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APA Bağcı, H. (2019). Analyzing the Digital Addiction of University Students through Diverse Variables: Example of Vocational School . International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 6 (1) , 100-109 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.546326

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