How Is Smartphone Addiction Related to Interaction Anxiety of Prospective Teachers?


KONAN N. , DURMUŞ E. , Turkoglu D., Bakir A. A.

EDUCATION SCIENCES, cilt.8, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3390/educsci8040186
  • Dergi Adı: EDUCATION SCIENCES

Özet

The main purpose of this research is to determine the relationship between prospective teachers' smartphone addiction and interaction anxiety. For this purpose, quantitative research was carried out within the relational screening model. The population of the research was composed of senior students and pedagogical formation students from Inonu University Faculty of Education in Turkey. The sample consisted of a total of 330 prospective teachers, including 117 Faculty of Education and 213 pedagogical formation students. Data of the study were obtained via The Smartphone Addiction Scale-Short Version (SAS-SV) and The Interaction Anxiousness Scale (IAS). As a result of the research, it was seen that the scores of prospective teachers' on smartphone use was at the lower level and the scores of interaction anxiety were close to the lower level of anxiety. There was also a statistically significant positive correlation between prospective teachers' smartphone addiction and interaction anxiety.