Yıl 2019, Cilt 10 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 416 - 429 2019-10-17

A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting

Duygu Ispinar Akcayoglu [1] , Gokce Dislen Daggol [2]


Media literacy is defined as the ability to encode and decode the symbols transmitted via media and to synthesize, analyze and produce mediated messages. Media literacy raises questions about the impact of media and technology, which has the potential to increase individuals’ awareness about the effects of media on daily life. The aim of media literacy is to help students become competent, critical and literate in media forms because they need to interpret what they see or hear and prevent the interpretation from controlling them. Therefore, perceptions of students about their media literacy is a topic that requires attention at various education levels. The present study aimed to identify preparatory year program students’ self-perceptions about media literacy and to explore whether they benefited from mass media in learning a foreign language, English in this context. Data were collected using Media Literacy Level Determination Scale developed by Karatas (2008). Open-ended questions that aimed to reveal students’ perceptions of media literacy were asked with a view to supporting the data obtained from the scale. Both data collection tools also aimed to find out the factors associated with media literacy. The findings of the study are believed to open a perspective for the stakeholders in language teaching process by providing insight into the university students’ stance towards media literacy.

Media literacy, EFL students, Higher education, Preparatory school
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Orcid: 0000-0001-9031-5011
Yazar: Duygu Ispinar Akcayoglu (Sorumlu Yazar)
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1920-0208
Yazar: Gokce Dislen Daggol
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 17 Ekim 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { cet634195, journal = {Contemporary Educational Technology}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-517X}, address = {Prof. Dr. Ali Şimşek, Başeditör, Anadolu Üniversitesi İletişim Bilimleri Fakültesi İletişim Tasarımı ve Yönetimi Bölümü, Yunus Emre Yerleşkesi, Eskişehir}, publisher = {Ali ŞİMŞEK}, year = {2019}, volume = {10}, pages = {416 - 429}, doi = {10.30935/cet.634195}, title = {A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting}, key = {cite}, author = {Akcayoglu, Duygu Ispinar and Daggol, Gokce Dislen} }
APA Akcayoglu, D , Daggol, G . (2019). A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting. Contemporary Educational Technology , 10 (4) , 416-429 . DOI: 10.30935/cet.634195
MLA Akcayoglu, D , Daggol, G . "A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting". Contemporary Educational Technology 10 (2019 ): 416-429 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cet/issue/49530/634195>
Chicago Akcayoglu, D , Daggol, G . "A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting". Contemporary Educational Technology 10 (2019 ): 416-429
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ISNAD Akcayoglu, Duygu Ispinar , Daggol, Gokce Dislen . "A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting". Contemporary Educational Technology 10 / 4 (Ekim 2019): 416-429 . https://doi.org/10.30935/cet.634195
AMA Akcayoglu D , Daggol G . A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting. Contemporary Educational Technology. 2019; 10(4): 416-429.
Vancouver Akcayoglu D , Daggol G . A Study on the Perceived Media Literacy Level of Preparatory Year Students in a University Setting. Contemporary Educational Technology. 2019; 10(4): 429-416.