Areas Affected Most by the Students from the ICT Focused Technological Transformations and Its Effects on Education

Ahmet Naci Çoklar

Abstract


Nowadays, the technological devices (computer, internet, phones etc.) is rapidly developing and transforming. Especially in the last decades, these changes affected the various fields as well as health, commercial, banking. One of these fields is education. In this study, the technology-driven changes in the educational process were investigated by using university students. This study uses a qualitative method. 35 students are asked about the areas affected most from the ICT focused technological transformations and how these technological transformations affect educational domains. It is concluded as a result of the analyses that the students feel these effects in their lives in such areas as education, communication, family and transportation issues. In addition, it is also concluded that ICT focused transformation is regarded positively in terms of making information access easier, increasing visual learning, increasing educational quality and being economical.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n9p249


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