Observation of the young age individual’s approach to a new computer fact

AKADAL E. , Dönmez B.

5th International Future-Learning Conference on Innovations in Learning for the Future 2014: e-Learning, İstanbul, Turkey, 5 - 07 May 2014

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey


Besides being imported to all of the areas in our lives, computers have a very important effect on all age groups. With the effect of the high-speed learning, besides using every kind of technological improvement easily, it can be observed that their speed of integrating those improvements into their lives is at surprising level. In this study, behavior patterns of the children, at the age of 12-15, in the first face of a technological fact has been observed and worked on. “Cloud Computing” has been chosen as a fact that they will first face with. Firstly, a test has been given to the children in order to find out if they have any idea about the fact. After that, a presentation has been made about the fact chosen and then by applying a last test it has been tried to find out how they comprehend the new fact. The data has been observed by “definitional statistic method” and “Depended Groups T Test” using SPSS 21.0 software, and the results have been interpreted. The results show how the children are fast in integrating new technology into their lives. In addition, the results include the details about the children’s viewpoint and sense.