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  1. Reaching into the digital divide: Technological use of computers by African American male youth in the American south

    Antionette L. Moore, New Mexico State University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–201

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore how the computer is utilized in the daily lives of seven African American male youth in the southeastern region of the United States. Critical... More

    pp. 1-201

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  2. From Digital Divide to Digital Opportunity: The Adoption of e-Tutoring by a Rural School District

    Julie A. Corrigan, University of Ottawa , Canada

    (2011) pp. 1–138

    The ubiquity of Web 2.0 technologies has led to a seismic shift in the way educational services are delivered. It comes as no surprise then that e-tutoring—otherwise known as electronic or online... More

    pp. 1-138

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  3. Exploring new literacies pedagogy and online reading comprehension among middle school students and teachers: Issues of social equity or social exclusion?

    Laurie Anne Henry, University of Connecticut, United States

    (2007) pp. 1–360

    This study had three main purposes. First, it sought to evaluate middle school students' online reading comprehension achievement, comparing performance between students from economically... More

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  4. The impact of digital divide policies on youth in the United States

    Laura A. Robinson, State University of New York Empire State College, United States

    (2007) pp. 1–55

    Concern regarding the digital divide and the gap between the ability of different groups to access computers and Internet technology, as well as the desire for educational reform, has led to... More

    pp. 1-55

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  5. Bridging the digital divide: Perceptions of technology education among elementary school teachers in Fresno, California

    Manoella Alves, California State University, Fresno, United States

    (2004) pp. 1–89

    This study analyzed how elementary school teachers in Fresno, California are facing their role in bridging the Digital Divide. To provide technology education as early as possible has been in great... More

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  6. VLE e-Library and the digital divide : A mining- based classification survey Case Study – Arab Open University

    Haifaa O. Elayyan & Nouhad Amaneddine, Arab Open University, Saudi Arabia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) p. 54

    Abstract - Arab Open University is the first academic institution in Middle east and North Africa that adopted the open learning concept and has been dedicated to form this concept and present... More

    p. 54

  7. Technology Digital Divide in China

    Fang Chen, Kean University, China

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1–16

    This paper examines the inequality of Internet use in China. Based on an official survey, the paper attempts to demonstrate a timely change of Internet penetration in China through analyzing... More

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  8. Digital landscapes: Inclusive potential versus exclusive practice

    Sue Watling, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

    ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 1035–1039

    The expression ‘Digital Divide’ refers to more than access to technology, for the possession of hardware cannot guarantee equity of participation. For users of assistive technologies, all the... More

    pp. 1035-1039

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  9. K-12 Teachers: Technology Use and the Second Level Digital Divide

    Julie M. Reinhart, Earl Thomas & Jeanne M. Toriskie

    Journal of Instructional Psychology Vol. 38, No. 3 (2011) pp. 181–193

    This exploratory study examines differences in K-12 educators' use of technology for instruction across school economic factors. Survey data from 94 practicing K-12 teachers are analyzed. This... More

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  10. An Analysis of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service's Role in Bridging the Digital Divide

    Antoine J. Alston, Lashawn Hilton, Chastity Warren English, Chanda Elbert & Dexter Wakefield

    Journal of Extension Vol. 49, No. 6 (December 2011)

    The study reported here sought to determine the perception of North Carolina County Cooperative Extension directors in regard to the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service's role in bridging ... More

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  11. Young People's Internet Use: Divided or Diversified?

    Tom Boonaert & Nicole Vettenburg

    Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 54–66

    This article critically analyses research on young people's internet use. Based on a literature analysis, it examines which young people do what on the internet. These results invite a reflection... More

    pp. 54-66

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  12. Techtalk: Cloud Computing and Developmental Education

    Douglas R. Holschuh & David C. Caverly

    Journal of Developmental Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (2010) pp. 38–39

    Techtalk in Volume 33 has been addressing the digital divide in technology, first through the use of mobile phones and then through the development of digital literacies with digital storytelling. ... More

    pp. 38-39

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  13. Digital Divide among Youth: Socio-Cultural Factors and Implications

    Peter Parycek, Michael Sachs & Judith Schossbock

    Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2011) pp. 161–171

    Purpose: This paper aims to examine socio-cultural differences in internet use (Digital Divide) among 14-year-old Austrian pupils, in particular usage scenarios and research competences. It is... More

    pp. 161-171

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  14. Gender Digital Divide and Challenges in Undergraduate Computer Science Programs

    Dorian Stoilescu & Douglas McDougall

    Canadian Journal of Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (2011) pp. 308–333

    Previous research revealed a reduced number of female students registered in computer science studies. In addition, the female students feel isolated, have reduced confidence, and underperform.... More

    pp. 308-333

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  15. From Access to Usage: The Divide of Self-Reported Digital Skills among Adolescents

    Zhi-Jin Zhong

    Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 3 (April 2011) pp. 736–746

    Based on the PISA data in 2003 and 2006, this paper develops a hierarchical linear model to identify multi-level explanatory variables of the divide of adolescents' self-reported digital skills. At... More

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  16. Digital Storytelling in Bhutan: A Qualitative Examination of New Media Tools Used to Bridge the Digital Divide in a Rural Community School

    Khendum Gyabak & Heriberto Godina

    Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 2236–2243

    This qualitative study examines the use of digital storytelling as an instructional intervention for bridging the digital divide among public school students in rural Bhutan. Primary participants... More

    pp. 2236-2243

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  17. The Role of IT Literacy in Defining Digital Divide Policy Needs

    Enrico Ferro, Natalie C. Helbig & J Ramon Gil-Garcia

    Government Information Quarterly Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 3–10

    This article expands our current understanding of the digital divide by examining differences in individuals' IT skills acquisition. In the last two decades scholars have gradually refined the... More

    pp. 3-10

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  18. Peculiarities of the Digital Divide in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Stephen M. Mutula

    Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems Vol. 39, No. 2 (2005) pp. 122–138

    Purpose: Seeks to argue that the peculiarities of sub-Saharan Africa, in terms of its socio-cultural diversity, low economic development, linguistic factors, HIV/AIDS pandemic, gender... More

    pp. 122-138

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  19. Overcoming the Digital Divide: The Story of an Urban Middle School

    Savilla Banister & John Fischer

    Mid-Western Educational Researcher Vol. 23, No. 2 (2010) pp. 2–9

    Access to appropriate technological resources in schools has become an issue, commonly labeled the "digital divide." While the debate ensues in regards to an explicit definition for this phenomenon... More

    pp. 2-9

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  20. TPCK for Impact: Classroom Teaching Practices that Promote Social Justice and Narrow the Digital Divide in an Urban Middle School

    Savilla Banister & Rachel Vannata Reinhart

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 28, No. 1 (2011) pp. 5–26

    U.S. schools have long struggled with what has been identified as the "achievement gap." While the debate ensues in regard to an explicit definition for this phenomenon, research overwhelmingly... More

    pp. 5-26

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