International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1554-5210

Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2022, Vol. 18(1) 397-410

Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Digital Culture

Nur Özge Menşan & Şengül Saime Anagün

pp. 397 - 410   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2022.426.22   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2104-25-0004.R1

Published online: February 01, 2022  |   Number of Views: 49  |  Number of Download: 79


Abstract

Children born into the digital world and grow up with digital tools begin to surf the internet, download files, play games and engage in many different digital activities from an early age. Because these children who grow up in the digital world are exposed to various digital experiences, their brains are constantly renewed, and children are entirely different from their teachers. This study aims to determine the digital profiles of primary school teachers and reveal their opinions about creating a digital culture environment in their classrooms. The findings obtained from the research showed that the majority of the classroom teachers are digital hybrid, the majority of the others are digital immigrants, and very few are digital natives. When the opinions of primary school teachers on the concept of digital culture are examined, it is seen that each teacher in three profiles has basic information about digital culture. The research results reveal that the majority of participating teachers have a digital hybrid profile, who both adopt the use of digital tools and cannot give up traditional methods.

Keywords: Digital Culture, Digital Immigrant, Digital Hybrid, Digital Native, Primary School Teachers


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Mensan, N.O. & Anagun, S.S. (2022). Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Digital Culture . International Journal of Progressive Education, 18(1), 397-410. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2022.426.22

Harvard
Mensan, N. and Anagun, S. (2022). Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Digital Culture . International Journal of Progressive Education, 18(1), pp. 397-410.

Chicago 16th edition
Mensan, Nur Ozge and Sengul Saime Anagun (2022). "Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Digital Culture ". International Journal of Progressive Education 18 (1):397-410. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2022.426.22.

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