Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 1, Pages 84 - 97 2019-06-01

Researching into a Course of Information Technologies and Software in The Context of Digital Citizenship through Student Opinions

Agâh Tuğrul Korucu [1] , Havva Nur Totan [2]


Information technologies literate is an individual who produces information, can use it functionally in life, can solve problems, think critically, has entrepreneurial, stable, communication skills, empathizes, contributes to society and culture etc. The purpose of this research is to examine the effectiveness of “Information Technologies and Software Course (ITS)” in gaining knowledge, skills and values of digital citizenship with student views. Mixed research method has been adopted in the research. The sample of the study consisted of 150 students attending the 5th and 6th grade students in a public secondary school in Aksaray province in the 2018-2019 academic year. 50 students (33.3%) were in the fifth grade and 100 (66.7%) were in the sixth grade and 86 (57.3%) were female and 64 (42.7%) were male. “Digital Citizenship Scale (DCS) in ITS Scale” developed by Elci and Sarı (2016) was used as a measurement tool. The obtained data were interpreted by using independent sample t-test and one-way analysis of variance in the analysis programs. As a result of the research; in the ITS course of the students, it has been observed that students have differentiated according to the variables of gaining knowledge, skills and values of digital citizenship, class, gender, socioeconomic status and having Internet access. However, it was found that there were no differences in terms of computer ownership status, mothers’ education level and fathers’ education level.
Information technology and software course, digital citizenship, secondary school
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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Author: Agâh Tuğrul Korucu (Primary Author)
Institution: Necmettin Erbakan University
Country: Turkey


Author: Havva Nur Totan
Institution: Necmettin Erbakan University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : April 17, 2018
Acceptance Date : June 26, 2018
Publication Date : June 1, 2019

APA Korucu, A , Totan, H . (2019). Researching into a Course of Information Technologies and Software in The Context of Digital Citizenship through Student Opinions. Participatory Educational Research , 6 (1) , 84-97 . DOI: 10.17275/per.19.7.6.1