HAYEF: Journal of Education
Research Article

How Much Digital Gaming Addiction Affects Mathematics Achievement?


Department of Basic Education, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Faculty of Education, Niğde, Turkey

HAYEF: Journal of Education 2022; 19: 216-221
DOI: 10.5152/hayef.2022.36
Read: 1753 Downloads: 592 Published: 16 September 2022

The purpose of this research is to determine the effect of digital game addictions of fourth grade students on their mathematics achievement. The sample of this research, which was carried out in correlational survey model, consists of 389 fourth grade students studying in public schools in Kayseri. “Digital Game Addiction Scale” and “Math Achievement Test” were used as data collection tools. The results of this study indicated that the digital game addiction of the participants was at a low level. While it was determined that male students’ digital game addictions were significantly higher than females, it was seen that gender was not a factor on mathematics achievement. It has been concluded that the digital game addictions affect the students’ mathematics achievement negatively.

Cite this article as: Öndeş, K. M., & Kılıç, R. (2022). How much digital gaming addiction affects mathematics achievement?. HAYEF: Journal of Education, 19(3), 216-221.

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