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Original article | TAY Journal 2023, Vol. 7(1) 204-231

Examining the Relationship Between Teachers' Levels of Digital Literacy and Their Attitudes Towards Distance Education

Uğur Gezer, Nazike Karagözoğlu

pp. 204 - 231   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/tayjournal.2023.537.10   |  Manu. Number: tay journal.2023.010

Published online: March 31, 2023  |   Number of Views: 6  |  Number of Download: 197


Abstract

The primary aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between teachers' levels of digital literacy and their attitudes towards distance education. Teachers' perceptions of distance education and their digital literacy levels were also compared in terms of gender, major, age, professional experience and the time they spend online daily. The sample of this survey study consisted of 919 teachers with 10 different majors working in state schools in the 2020-2021 academic year. The data were gathered through the digital literacy scale and the distance education attitude scale. In data analysis, regression and Pearson correlation, independent samples t-test, one-way ANOVA and Post Hoc tests were employed. The results showed that the teachers had a good level of digital literacy and their attitudes towards distance education were at moderate level. Significant differences were observed in their attitudes towards distance education and digital literacy levels in terms of gender, age, major and the time they spend online daily. In addition, a positive and moderately significant relationship was found between the teachers' levels of digital literacy and their attitudes towards distance education, and it was concluded that their digital literacy levels were a statistically significant predictor of their attitudes towards distance education attitude.

Keywords: Teachers, digital literacy, distance education, attitude


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APA 6th edition
Gezer, U. & Karagozoglu, N. (2023). Examining the Relationship Between Teachers' Levels of Digital Literacy and Their Attitudes Towards Distance Education . TAY Journal, 7(1), 204-231. doi: 10.29329/tayjournal.2023.537.10

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Gezer, U. and Karagozoglu, N. (2023). Examining the Relationship Between Teachers' Levels of Digital Literacy and Their Attitudes Towards Distance Education . TAY Journal, 7(1), pp. 204-231.

Chicago 16th edition
Gezer, Ugur and Nazike Karagozoglu (2023). "Examining the Relationship Between Teachers' Levels of Digital Literacy and Their Attitudes Towards Distance Education ". TAY Journal 7 (1):204-231. doi:10.29329/tayjournal.2023.537.10.

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