Cilt 18, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 66 - 83 2017-07-01

How Do the Faculty Members Go for Trolls? A View from An Emerging Country

Elif Bugra KUZU DEMIR [1] , Baris MERCIMEK [2] , Nihal DULKADIR YAMAN [3] , H. Ferhan ODABASI [4]

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This paper focuses on the findings of an exploratory, qualitative phenomenological study and investigates opinions and evaluations of faculty members about trolls encountered in social media and mass medium. The research was carried out in Anadolu University in Turkey. A total of 18 faculty members from 9 faculties in 12 different departments responded to 4 interview questions. Faculty members' views on trolls were elicited through 2 rounds of semi-structured focus group interviews. Findings were based on content analyses of interview transcripts. Results are presented in four categories which emerged from perceptions, strategies, incidences and feelings. Trolls’ aims and their success in doing so when it comes to the research group are discussed. This research concludes that purity, hazard and intelligence of trolls are still dubious facts for the Anadolu University faculty members.

Trolling,social media,faculty members,computer-mediated communication
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Yazar: Elif Bugra KUZU DEMIR
E-posta: elif.demir@deu.edu.tr
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Baris MERCIMEK
E-posta: barismercimek@anadolu.edu.tr
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Nihal DULKADIR YAMAN
E-posta: nihaldulkadir@anadolu.edu.tr
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: H. Ferhan ODABASI
E-posta: fodabasi@anadolu.edu.tr
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { tojde328935, journal = {Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education}, issn = {1302-6488}, address = {Anadolu Üniversitesi}, year = {2017}, volume = {18}, pages = {66 - 83}, doi = {10.17718/tojde.328935}, title = {How Do the Faculty Members Go for Trolls? A View from An Emerging Country}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {DULKADIR YAMAN, Nihal and ODABASI, H. Ferhan and KUZU DEMIR, Elif Bugra and MERCIMEK, Baris} }
APA KUZU DEMIR, E , MERCIMEK, B , DULKADIR YAMAN, N , ODABASI, H . (2017). How Do the Faculty Members Go for Trolls? A View from An Emerging Country. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 18 (3), 66-83. DOI: 10.17718/tojde.328935
MLA KUZU DEMIR, E , MERCIMEK, B , DULKADIR YAMAN, N , ODABASI, H . "How Do the Faculty Members Go for Trolls? A View from An Emerging Country". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 18 (2017): 66-83 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tojde/issue/30454/328935>
Chicago KUZU DEMIR, E , MERCIMEK, B , DULKADIR YAMAN, N , ODABASI, H . "How Do the Faculty Members Go for Trolls? A View from An Emerging Country". Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 18 (2017): 66-83
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