THE TECHNOSTRESS REASONS OF TURKISH TEACHERS

Ahmet Çoklar, Erkan Efilti, Arif Akçay
2015 Teaching & Education Conference   unpublished
This research aims to determine the affecting factors on technostress levels of Turkish teachers. For this purpose, after giving a brief information about the technostress, the teachers are asked to give an answer to the question of "What are the factors that affect your technostress level in your profession and life?". A qualitative method was used in order to determine the affecting factors on technostress levels of Turkish teachers. 64 teachers were participated the research. "Convenience
more » ... ch. "Convenience sampling" method was used which is frequently preferred method in a qualitative research. While descriptive statics is used to analyze the demographic data of the participants, content analysis technique is used to analyze the qualitative data. As a result of the analysis process, 117 different expressions were summarized under 5 themes. Teachers stated the most important technostress factor as individual problems (43 expression) including the inability to use technology, lack of education, foreign language problem, etc. and technical problems (43 expression) including the needs of update, frequently crashing, software problems, etc. The other factors expressed by teachers are educational problems (21 expression), time problems (5 expression) and healty problems (5 expression).
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