Internet Use Among Retired Teachers

Demiray E., Candemir Ö.

ijonte, vol.8, no.1, pp.1-9, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: ijonte
  • Journal Indexes: Asos İndeks, Other Indexes
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-9
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Abstract Internet access tools and devices are developing with the prevalence of the Internet, which is considered revolutionary in information and communications technology. Beside the widespread use of the Internet among young people, statistics show that the number of older people that use the Internet is also on the rise. The purpose of the study is to identify the Internet use habits of the retired teachers who are registered members of Retired Teachers Association. The sample of the study is composed of the teachers who are members of Eskişehir Retired Teachers Association. A two-part questionnaire was implemented. The first part includes six questions of demographics and the second includes 16 questions related to Internet use habits. The data was analyzed on SPSS 23 software. The results show the Internet use habits of retired teachers who are members of the association.

Keywords: Information society, Information and communications technology, retired teachers, Internet.