A Content Analysis on Articles Using Twitter in Education

A Content Analysis on Articles Using Twitter in Education


  • Rustam Haidov Mr.
  • Huseyin Bicen Near East University, North Nicosia, Cyprus, Mersin 10 Turkey


Social Media in Education, Twitter, content analysis, EBSCO


In the new era, it is almost impossible to imagine a modern person without the information and communication technologies that fill his life. These technologies permeate all areas of activity, and education is no exception. Despite the huge number of research papers distributed on Twitter integrated into the fields of Education, there is a deficiency and lack of content analysis research papers. Thus, the search was conducted on the three major databases such as Web of Science, Scopus and the EBSCO with the keywords selected as “Twitter in Education”, the study thus was based on content analysis. All studies published on Web of Science, Scopus and the EBSCO were statistically analyzed according to the frequencies and percentages. The distribution of the studies was analyzed regarding the publication years, document type, subject areas, organizations, authors, languages, countries/territories, and the research methods. The findings of this study reveal the importance of Twitter in Education, especially in medicine, social sciences and computer sciences. The findings of this study also highlighted the considerable growth of popularity over the years.

Author Biography

Huseyin Bicen, Near East University, North Nicosia, Cyprus, Mersin 10 Turkey

Hüseyin Bicen was born in Nicosia on 31 December 1986. He began his education at the Near East University in Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology and completed his undergraduate degree in 2007. In 2005, during his undergraduate education, he worked as an assistant in the same department of the university. In 2007 he started to work at the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology as a lecturer and began his master’s degree there. In 2009, he graduated and got into doctoral programme on the same program.

In 2007, at the Near East University, Ataturk Faculty of Education, in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies department, as an instructor he began lecturing computer and educational technologies related courses. Since 2010, He has been assistant of the head master of Distance Learning Centre.

Hüseyin Bicen has one (1) national academic content book published by reputable publishing houses. One (1) of his articles was indexed at Social Sciences Index (SSCI) and eleven (11) were indexed at the Educational field indexes (British Education Index, ERIC, Science Direct, Scopus..Etc.). There also are ten (10) reports that had been presented and published at the international conferences.


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How to Cite

Haidov, R., & Bicen, H. (2021). A Content Analysis on Articles Using Twitter in Education: A Content Analysis on Articles Using Twitter in Education. Postmodern Openings, 12(1Sup1). Retrieved from https://lumenpublishing.com/journals/index.php/po/article/view/3447



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