Vol.6, No.4, November 2017.                                                                                                                                                                   ISSN: 2217-8309

                                                                                                                                                                                                                eISSN: 2217-8333


TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Frequency of Internet, Social Network and Mobile Devices use in Prospective Teachers

from Faculty of Education


Murat Tezer, Ezgi Pelin Yıldız


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Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 6, Issue 4, Pages 745-751, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM64-14, November 2017.


Received: 05 August 2017
Revised: 23 August 2017
Accepted: 22 September 2017
Published: 27 November 2017




The basic aim of this study was to determine the relationship between university students’ frequency of internet use, duration of internet connection, environments that they connect to the internet, duration use of mobile devices, frequency of social networking leisure activities and internet addiction levels. The participants included a total of 363 university students of whom 255 were female and 108 were male. Quantitative research methods were used in this study. A survey was developed by the researchers and administered to the students. Based on statistical analysis; it was revealed that the frequency of internet use was every day throughout the week, students frequently stayed connected to the internet at home with their computers and the frequency of mobile devices and social network use was found as “Always”. In addition, university students stated that they connected to the internet in their leisure time.


Keywords –Internet use, Internet addiction, Mobile devices, Social network.



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