Exploring Pre-Service Teachers' Level Of Social Networking Sites Addictive Tendencies

BERİGEL M., Kokoc M., Karal H.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, vol.12, pp.215-228, 2012 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.215-228
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Problem Statement: Social Networking Sites (SNSs) are the latest examples of information and communication technologies that have been widely-adopted by students and, have the potential to become an important resource to support their educational, social and emotional communications and collaborations with faculty and their daily life (Roblyer, McDaniel, Webb, Herman & Witty, 2010). Increase and development of social networking sites have changed socialization patterns of young people with the usage of internet to mediate personal interactions and communications. Young people especially faculty students started to use social networking sites as a part of their daily life. In addition, SNSs have both positive and negative features and impacts on young people's life.