Development and application of internet information pollution scale / İnternet’te bilgi kirliliği ölçeğinin geliştirilmesi ve uygulanması

Mehmet FIRAT, A. Aşkım KURT
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This study have two main purpose. The first purpose of this study was to develop a scale for teacher candidates on the Internet information pollution. Second purpose of the study was to examine Internet information pollution scale scores of teacher candidates according to their genders, programs, daily internet usage and technology competency. For the purpose of study, primarily 32-item developed and 24 of these items selected for scale with 20 specialists in the field of information technology. The developed scale draft applied to 472 students at Anadolu University, Faculty of Education. The study conducted with 521 teacher candidates from 10 different branches. After the validity and reliability studies of the scale applied to 176 teacher candidates from 3 program. Independent t-test and one way ANOVA was used to compere scale scores according to students’ demographics. It was revealed from the application of Internet Information Pollution scale that more experienced and proficient teacher candidates less effected from information pollution.

Anahtar kelimeler

İnternet, bilgi kirliliği, eğitimde İnternet, öğretmen adayı

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