International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2020, Vol. 15(3) 7-32

Analysis of Articles Related to Electronic Books: A Descriptive Content Analysis Study in Turkey Context

Aslı Maden

pp. 7 - 32   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2020.270.1   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2002-16-0003.R1

Published online: September 24, 2020  |   Number of Views: 106  |  Number of Download: 284


Abstract

The present study aimed to review the articles published in Turkey on electronic books. In the study, descriptive content analysis method was employed. In the study, national databases such as Ulakbim-UVT, Asos Index, Turkish Education Index (TEI) and international databases such as ERIC, DOAJ, EBSCO, Google Scholar and past issues of educational and social sciences journals in Web of Science (WOS) as of 2017 were searched with “e-book, electronic book, z-book, digital book" keywords both in English and Turkish. Forty-three articles that were accessed in the search were analyzed using the article classification form. The data were analyzed using frequencies and percentages. In the present study research, it was determined that the majority of the articles on e-books were on the "determination of perception, attitude and views" in e-books, the highest number of publications was published in 2013 and 2014, and the studies were mostly authored by a single scientist. Furthermore, it was determined that the authors preferred the “literature review” method, most articles lacked a “research question” in most studies where a sample was set, the data were collected from “undergraduate” students and “random sampling” was preferred. It was also determined that the "frequency" and "percentage" techniques were the most commonly used techniques in data analysis.

Keywords: E-Book, Digital Book, Reading Habit, Digital Publishing, Content Analysis


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APA 6th edition
Maden, A. (2020). Analysis of Articles Related to Electronic Books: A Descriptive Content Analysis Study in Turkey Context . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(3), 7-32. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2020.270.1

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Maden, A. (2020). Analysis of Articles Related to Electronic Books: A Descriptive Content Analysis Study in Turkey Context . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 15(3), pp. 7-32.

Chicago 16th edition
Maden, Asli (2020). "Analysis of Articles Related to Electronic Books: A Descriptive Content Analysis Study in Turkey Context ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 15 (3):7-32. doi:10.29329/epasr.2020.270.1.

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