Tutkun, Ömer F.
July 2011
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology;Jul2011, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p152
Academic Journal
The purpose of this study was to determine the awareness among students and levels regarding student access, use, and knowledge sharing during the teaching-learning process. The triangulation method was utilized in this study. The population of the research universe was 21,747. The student sample population was 1,292. Two different data collection methods were used from two different sources. Quantitative data were collected using a set form distributed to the students titled "The Internet in Teaching-Learning Processes Questionnaire". Qualitative data were also collected through a structured interview with 24 faculty members. The following results were obtained: 1. Instances of knowledge access, use and sharing by students during the teaching-learning process rank high. 2. Female students use the internet in a more functional sense than males. 3. The levels of students accessing, using, and sharing knowledge during the teaching-learning process differ. 4. Internet access, use, and knowledge sharing levels vary between academic departments. 5. Internet access, use and knowledge sharing levels differentiate according to type of education. 6. The opinions of faculty members and students overlap regarding the level of accessing knowledge via the internet, but differ on the subject of use and knowledge sharing.


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