TEACHERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS INTERNET AND THEIR LEVEL OF SELF – EFFICIENCY BELIEFS TOWARD USE OF INTERNET IN EDUCATION

Refik BALAY

Ahmet KAYA

M. Nezir ÇEVİK

In this research, attitudes of teachers towards internet usage and their self – efficacy to educational internet usage has been investigated. The research was made on 290 teachers working in Siirt center. In the research, internet attitude and self–efficacy perception scale of educational internet usage has been used as data collection tool. In the conclusion of the research, independent sample t-test, one way analysis of variance, and Pearson Correlation were used. According to research findings, there is no significant difference among teachers’ attitudes towards internet in terms of gender and age variables. However, it has been found that there is a significant difference among teachers’ attitudes towards internet depending on the branch and daily internet usage. Lastly, self – efficacy perceptions of teachers related to educational internet usage are significantly differentiated depending on variables of gender, age, branch and daily internet usage time.

Key Words: Internet, Attitude toward internet, Educational internet, self – efficiency belief.