Prof Sonia Livingstone  and
Dr Leslie Haddon
Department of Media and Communications
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

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Kursat Cagiltay
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology
Faculty of Education
Middle East Technical University, 06531
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Kursat Cagiltay

kursat_100x103Associate professor Kursat Cagiltay earned his BS in Mathematics and MS in Computer Engineering from the Middle East Technical University and holds a double Ph.D. in Cognitive Science and Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University, USA. His research focuses on Human Computer Interaction, Instructional Technology, Social and Cognitive issues related to electronic games, socio-cultural aspects of technology, distance learning, Human Performance Technologies. 

Turkan Karakus

Turkan Karakus TKDr. Turkan Karakus is a senior researcher in the Ataturk University. She got her BS degree from Gazi University and PhD from METU. Her research interest is mainly related to instructional design and technology. She is currently working on the development of qualitative methodologies to assess complex learning environments

Engin Kursun

Engin Kursun TKDr. Engin Kursun earned his PhD from Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology at Middle East Technical University (METU). He is currently working at the Ataturk University and is mainly interested in Open Educational Resources, Human Computer Interaction and New Media and Learning Environments.


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National reports

Here we provide links to a summary of the EU Kids Online 2010 survey findings (European and national) in the national language, an internet safety guide for children in parents in the national language, national recommendations from the EU Kids Online findings for policy makers and stakeholders, and other national materials if available.

Summary of survey findings| 

National recommendations| 

Internet safety guide  |

Country Factsheet Turkey|


Cagiltay, K., Ogan, C., Kasikci, D. N., Karakus, T. & Kursun, E. (2010). Press Release of EU Kids Online Turkey's Findings. Presented at General Directorate of Family and Social, October 21. Turkey.

Cagiltay, K. (2010). EU Kids Online Turkey's Findings. Presentation to the 27th National Turkish Informatics Association Meeting. Turkey.

Kasikci, D.N., Cagiltay, K., Ogan, C., Karakus, T. & Kursun, E. (2010). Presentation at INET-TR "10th Internet in Turkey Conference" December 2-4, İstanbul, Turkey.

Cagiltay, K. (2011). Presentation at the Safer Internet Day 2011, Ankara, Turkey.

Kasikci, D.N., Kursun, E. & Cagiltay, K. (2011).Process of the EU Kids Online Research Project. Presentation at "Workshop of Accelerating Social Transformation Entegrated Program". State Planning Organization, Ankara, 26 May, Turkey.

Cagiltay, K. (2011). Press Release of Last Report of EU Kids Online II. Retrieved 20 October, 2011, from

Cagiltay, K., Karakus, T. & Kursun, E. (2011). UNICEF 12. Children's Forum, Information and Communication Technologies of Turkey and Children and Youth Conference. November 20-23, Ankara, Turkey.

Cagiltay, K., Kasikci, D.N., Karakus, T., & Kursun, E. (2011). Presentation at INET-TR "11th Internet in Turkey Conference", November 30-December 2, İzmir, Turkey.


Survey questionnaires

The EU Kids Online fieldwork involved several questionnaires. First, a face to face interview with one parent. Second, a face to face interview with the child. Then a self-completion interview for sensitive questions, with one version for 9-10 year olds and one version for 11-16 year olds.


Questionnaire for parent|

Questionnaire for child|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 9-10)|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 11-16)|


Questionnaire for parent|

Questionnaire for child|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 9-10)|

Self-completion questionnaire for child (Children age 11-16)|










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