Utilization of Information and Communication Technologies as a Predictor of Educational Stress on Secondary School Students

 

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between utilization of information and communication technologies and educational stress. Participants were 411 secondary school students. Educational Stress Scale and Utilization of Information and Communication Technologies Scale were used as measures. The relationships between studentsí educational stress and utilization of information-communication technologies were examined by using correlation analysis and stepwise regression analysis. Educational stress was predicted positively getting information, research, communication, game and self-expression. Results were discussed with respect to the related literature.