THE PROFILE OF INTERNET DEPENDENCY IN TURKEY AND DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNET ADDICTION SCALE STUDY OF VALIDITY & RELIABILITY


Gunuc S. , Kayri M.

HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, ss.220-232, 2010 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 39
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: HACETTEPE UNIVERSITESI EGITIM FAKULTESI DERGISI-HACETTEPE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.220-232

Özet

The purpose of this study is to build a Turkish Internet addiction scale Also describing Internet dependency profile of Turkey is aimed The sample of the study included 754 students at secondary education level The scale was five-point likert-type and consisted of 35 items In grading of scale Two Step Cluster Analysis Method in classification methods was applied to the sample due to obtain detail results about addiction situations of individuals Cronbach alfa (alpha) internal consistency coefficient of the scale was found to be 944 In this study, exploratory factor analysis for structural validity and confirmatory factor analysis to test the correctness of factor structure were determined as method The scale is consisted of four sub factors which were defined as Withdrawal Controlling difficulty Disorder in Functionality and 'Social Isolation" Total stated variance regarding the scale is 47 463% In this study 76(10,1%) of 754 individuals were found to be addictive of Internet