SHS Web Conf.
Volume 48, 2018ERPA International Congresses on Education 2018 (ERPA 2018)
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Published online||15 August 2018|
Metaphors Used by the Students at Kocaeli University Sports Sciences Faculty Regarding E-sports Concept
Faculty of Sports Sciences, Kocaeli University, Umuttepe-Kocaeli, Turkey
2 Kocaeli Üniversitesi, student at Institute of Health Sciences, Turkey
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This study aims to determine what the students at KOU Sport Sciences Faculty think about e-sports via using metaphors. In accordance with this aim, 293 volunteering students were given a questionnaire which evaluates their opinions about e-sports via metaphors. According to the results, which was applied by descriptive analysis, 47,4% of the students at Sport Sciences Faculty admitted that they hadn’t heard of e-sports before. 56,9 % of the female students and 51,3% of the male students stated they had heard of this concept. The most frequently used metaphors by all the students were found to be ‘’digital technological environment’’ (9,2%); ‘’basic need’’ (7,5%); and ‘’entertainment-games’’ ( 6,8%). The results for female students were as follows: The rate for ‘’basic need’’ 9,2% ; ‘’positive feeling’’ 6,2 %; and ‘’entertainment-games’’ 4,2%. As for the male students; 11% of them used metaphors for ‘’digital technological environment’’; 7,5% ‘’entertainment-games’’ and 7% “basic need”
Key words: Sports Sciences Faculty / Student / Metaphor / e-sports
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