Primary School Students' Perceptions of Technology
Volume 6 - Issue 4
Fatime BALKAN KIYICIPages: 53-66 Download Count : 492 View Count: 738 DOI Number 10.17220/mojet.2018.04.005
It was aimed with this study to identify primary school fourth-grade students' perceptions of technology. The study was designed as phenomenology method. The participants of the research were composed of 58 primary school fourth-grade students attending to a public school. The research data were obtained through picture drawing, metaphors, Word Association Test, and semi-structured interviews. The findings showed that the students had similar perceptions of technology and they associated the concept of technology rather with higher tech products. They also defined technology as things that make things easier and emphasized that it has positive and negative aspects.
- technology perception
- technology literacy