Teachers and Students' Benefiting from Computers for Instructional Purposes: Bursa Example

Dogan Y.

ANTHROPOLOGIST, vol.16, pp.133-143, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/09720073.2013.11891342
  • Journal Name: ANTHROPOLOGIST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.133-143
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


The school was founded with the aim of creating a good and happy society. Its functions have changed in accordance with scientific developments as well. Due to the increase in information and skills, which the individual has to learn, as a result of the information boom, it is not possible for schools to provide all information. For this reason, it is necessary to teach individuals where to find and how to learn information other than education. For this reason, the use of computers and the Internet in accessing information has become rather important. Problem statement is "What is the situation in Bursa regarding teachers and students' benefiting from the computer for educational purposes?". This study is a descriptive study. The population of the study covers students, teachers at primary schools and students' families. The 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th classes where the students taking the course of Social Studies are included and the students in these classes were selected randomly. In this context, in the study, 2000 students attending the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th classes in the 2005-2006 educational year, 50 teachers and 162 student families participated. As a result, it has beeen determined that the factors such as socioeconomic level, class level, sex, family, teacher affecting the acquisition and Teachers And Students' Benefiting From Computers For Instructional Purposes.