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Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection

Resource type
Book
Author/contributor
Title
Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection
Abstract
Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences. Based on results from PISA 2012, the report discusses differences in access to and use of ICT – what are collectively known as the “digital divide” – that are related to students’ socio-economic status, gender, geographic location, and the school a child attends. The report highlights the importance of bolstering students’ ability to navigate through digital texts. It also examines the relationship among computer access in schools, computer use in classrooms, and performance in the PISA assessment. As the report makes clear, all students first need to be equipped with basic literacy and numeracy skills so that they can participate fully in the hyper-connected, digitised societies of the 21st century.
Publisher
OECD Publishing
Date
2015
Language
en
Library Catalog
DOI.org (Crossref)
Citation
OECD. (2015). Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection. OECD Publishing. https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/education/students-computers-and-learning_9789264239555-en