An assessment of media literacy in Turkey

  • Remzi Y. Kıncal
  • Zehra Sedef Korkmaz
Keywords: Media literacy, media, content analysis

Abstract

The aim of this study is to analyze the contents of the articles on media literacy in Turkey and explore how media literacy is handled. The content of 66 articles in total, of which full texts could be obtained on the internet, were analyzed. Data obtained were interpreted based on percentage and frequency and presented in tables. Based on the data obtained, it was determined that the highest number of publications were in 2013. It was further determined that the subjects that were most studied on were the investigation of the practices in countries and inter-disciplinary works. It was established that document review was used as the principal data collection tool in the study where qualitative methods and research reviews were most common elements in publications. As for the sample level, it was observed that studies focus on primary school students and within a range of a sample of 101-300 people. It was determined that in data analysis, descriptive analysis is dominating and frequency percentage distribution is frequently used in the studies.

 

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How to Cite
Kıncal, R. Y., & Korkmaz, Z. (2015). An assessment of media literacy in Turkey. Uluslararası Eğitim Programları Ve Öğretim Çalışmaları Dergisi, 5(10), 75-90.