Determination of Turkish University Students' Attitudes for Mobile Integrated EFL Classrooms in North Cyprus and Scale Development: ELLMTAS
Hüseyin Uzunboylu (Near East University, Turkey)
Çiğdem Hürsen (Near East University, Turkey)
Güliz Özütürk (Near East University, Turkey)
Mukaddes Demirok (Near East University, Turkey)
Abstract: In this study, the attitudes of Turkish university students with the regard of utilizing mobile technologies were investigated in English language learning classrooms. Primarily, this is a research of the attitudes of university students who were learning the English language via mobile technologies and who were investigated by the researchers (Uzunboylu, Hürsen, Özütürk & Demirok, 2014) and the "English Language Learning via Mobile Technologies Attitude Scale (ELLMTAS)" was developed. The scale contains 37 items and is composed of six sub-dimensions which have been applied to 275 university students. The results shows that university students prefer mobile enabled language classrooms in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Furthermore, students' departments and grades do not differ significantly in their English Language Learning via mobile technologies.
Keywords: ELLMTAS scale, English language learning, attitudes, mobile learning, scale development