Education channels in video sharing websites: Case of youtube turkey


Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology, vol.2016, no.NovemberSpecialIssue, pp.766-774, 2016 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2016 Issue: NovemberSpecialIssue
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.766-774
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


© The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology.Using videos that provide rich facilities to learners as learning material is very common. Audio and visual facilities provide an effective learning medium. Videos can be watched by a high number of people through various tools (IPTV, computers and mobile devices) from video sharing sites through the opportunities offered by information technologies. YouTube is the most common video sharing site. Educators who use video a tool for learning are known to benefit from YouTube as a pedagogical source as well This study aims to analyze the characteristics of education channels and videos in these channels in YouTubeTR.