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Information Literacy Skills in Turkey

irfan Tosuncuoğlu


In our modern times, in which the accumulation of knowledge is rapidly increasing, acquiring and developing information skills through education proves to be a lifelong endeavour. The prerequisite for lifelong learning is information literacy. In the process of education, which needs to continue at every stage of life, it is becoming more important that individuals have a wide variety of literacy skills, the most pressing of which is information literacy.  So called skills enable students to learn a language, especially English language effectively. 

At the forefront of the basic skills that need to be possessed by people these days, is the finding of information, the use of it and the production of it. From the beginning of the twenty-first century, technological factors have been increasing their dominance in the communication of information as well as in the production of it.  Therefore, students within the education system began to feel the need to develop different literacy skills. By virtue of the current importance of the subject, information literacy has been analysed in detail and problems relevant to the subject have been noted and solutions have been sought.


information technology; language; student; teaching;

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