Evaluation of the skills of K-12 students regarding the national educational technology standards for students (NETS*S) in Turkey

KURT A. A., ÇOKLAR A. N., KILIÇER K., Yildirim Y.

TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, vol.7, no.3, pp.6-14, 2008 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.6-14
  • Keywords: educational technology standards, K-12 students, NETS
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The goal of teaching technology used in every field of daily life as well as in every stage of education, is to have individuals acquire the necessary skills in technology use. In this era, these skills are among the essentials for individuals to discover the world with the help of technology. This study was carried out on students who completed their K-12 education and just started university. The purpose of the study was to evaluate their skills regarding the educational technology standards and to examine the factors that influence these skills. Consequently, it was found that the students examined had an average level of educational technology standards. Moreover, it was also revealed that their easy access to the internet via their own computers as well as the education level of their mother helped them develop their skills.