ISSN:2148-2489

INVESTIGATION OF THE DIGITAL ADDICTIONS OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: ATÇA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SAMPLE


Despite the myriad benefits to human life; the loss of control over the use of technology and the use of technology outside of certain dimensions and limits cause the person to encounter some negativity. The individual begins to experience digital dependence from the moment he / she starts to feel deprived when he / she cannot reach internet or digital products. Digital addiction, which has become an effective problem today, is only for generations born with technology; There is also a serious danger for generations who are familiar with technology. The fact that this addiction is one of the fastest spreading addictions in the world constitutes the indicator of the magnitude of the danger. In this study, digital addiction levels of students studying at Atça Vocational School will be examined. In this study, Digital Addiction Scale developed by Arslan, Kırık, Karaman and Çetinkaya in 2015 was used. Prepared according to 5-point Likert scale; the scale consists of 29 questions and consists of social media addiction, game addiction and effect on daily life. Demographic characteristics of the sample will also be presented. After the analysis of the digital dependence levels of the participants by using the SPSS package program, suggestions and solutions will be presented in line with the results.


Keywords


Digital Addiction, Social Media Addiction, Game Addiction, Atça Vocational School

Author : Güliz Müge AKPINAR
Number of pages: 580-594
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/ASOS.39314
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The Journal of Academic Social Sciences
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