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Educ. Sci. 2018, 8(4), 186; https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8040186

How Is Smartphone Addiction Related to Interaction Anxiety of Prospective Teachers?

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Division of Educational Administration and Supervision, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Inonu University, Malatya 44280, Turkey
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Division of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Inonu University, Malatya 44280, Turkey
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Department of Management and Organization, Vocational School of Health Services, University of Health Sciences, İstanbul 34668, Turkey
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Turgut Özal Anatolian High School, Ministry of National Education, Malatya 44070, Turkey
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Received: 2 August 2018 / Revised: 18 October 2018 / Accepted: 21 October 2018 / Published: 25 October 2018
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The main purpose of this research is to determine the relationship between prospective teachers’ smartphone addiction and interaction anxiety. For this purpose, quantitative research was carried out within the relational screening model. The population of the research was composed of senior students and pedagogical formation students from Inonu University Faculty of Education in Turkey. The sample consisted of a total of 330 prospective teachers, including 117 Faculty of Education and 213 pedagogical formation students. Data of the study were obtained via The Smartphone Addiction Scale-Short Version (SAS-SV) and The Interaction Anxiousness Scale (IAS). As a result of the research, it was seen that the scores of prospective teachers’ on smartphone use was at the lower level and the scores of interaction anxiety were close to the lower level of anxiety. There was also a statistically significant positive correlation between prospective teachers’ smartphone addiction and interaction anxiety. View Full-Text
Keywords: prospective teacher; smartphone addiction; interaction anxiety prospective teacher; smartphone addiction; interaction anxiety
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Konan, N.; Durmuş, E.; Türkoğlu, D.; Ağıroğlu Bakır, A. How Is Smartphone Addiction Related to Interaction Anxiety of Prospective Teachers? Educ. Sci. 2018, 8, 186.

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