Communication tools used in teaching and their effects: an empirical study on the TC Selcuk University samples

Simsek S., Arat T.

5th International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE), Paris, France, 25 - 27 June 2014, vol.174, pp.2639-2646 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 174
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.946
  • City: Paris
  • Country: France
  • Page Numbers: pp.2639-2646
  • Keywords: Education, communication technologies, the role of technology
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


Today communication concept, which has a great revolution with the printing press which has been found by Gutenberg, has no boundary thanks to advanced communication devices and the internet. it is possible to take advantage in many areas, such as from medicine to social sciences or from mathematics to education, from the computers that firstly was produced for the purpose of military services. The use of these developing technologies in the field of education has created a great vision changes in both training and having education. Materials, which can be consider as basic communication resources and used in traditional education has begun to lose its significance, and some technoloies has begun to replace of them such as internet, computers, smart boards, projection devices and mobile phone. On the other hand, the programs and applications used in these technologies have also been developed. University students use virtual books instead of the traditional printed book, use cell phones instead of note books, use the Internet and virtual databases instead of the library to research. They even submit their homework with interactive methods rather than printed materials. The traditional education system, these technologies, which increase productivity, have brought a new dimension to education. The aim of this study is to determine the influence of technologies in the learning process of students and to find whether is there any similarities and differences that arise from the their faculty that they have been educated and and their learning process. In addition to this, it is aimed to determine the level of ICT usage of students studying at the university level. In this context, the advantages and conveniences of the technology used by students are also scrutinized. In this study it is used surveys to collect the data. The Data analyzed by using SPSS 16 statistical program with the appropriate testing. (C) 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd.