Bring the Media Literacy of Turkish Pre-Service Teachers to the Table, Bring the Media Literacy of Turkish Pre-Service Teachers to the Table


in: Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age, Yildiz M., Keengwe J., Editor, Igı Global Publications, Hershey, Pa, pp.405-422, 2016

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: Igı Global Publications
  • City: Hershey, Pa
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-422
  • Editors: Yildiz M., Keengwe J., Editor


In this study “media” which has different meaning from basic media tools of communications industry such as named newspaper, journal, magazine and television broadcast as a printed and electronic media has defined for education. This definition basically has used to express in the field of computer-supported training and web-based distance education tools including today's developments in technology. This research study was conducted Istanbul University Hasan Ali Yucel Faculty of Education students who were pre-service teachers. The research was carried out in three stages. In the first stage; a computer-aided application which was prepared in game format had been selected to be use as training material. In the second phase has been investigated how it is understood by the target audience of these prepared course materials. Finally; to put forth candidate teachers' media literacy ability during their preparing phase of course material as well as preparing the assessment using qualitative and quantitative studies have been conducted. In the conclusion, the deficiencies have been revealed and presented suggestions for solutions.