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  1. The correlates of the digital divide and their impact on college student learning

    Flora F. Tien & Tsu-Tan Fu

    Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 421–436

    By focusing on two dimensions of the digital divide—computer use and computer knowledge, this study explores four research questions: (1) What are the undergraduates doing with the computers they... More

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  2. Examining the digital divide in K-12 public schools: Four-year trends for supporting ICT literacy in Florida

    Tina N. Hohlfeld, Albert D. Ritzhaupt, Ann E. Barron & Kate Kemker

    Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1648–1663

    While there is evidence that access to computers in schools has increased, there remain questions about whether low socio-economic status (SES) schools provide students with equitable supports for ... More

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  3. 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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  4. Educational and social correlates of the digital divide for rural and urban children: A study on primary school students in a provincial city of China

    Yan Li & Maria Ranieri

    Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 197–209

    Over the last decades, the issue of digital divide has received particular attention from international bodies and researchers in Western countries. One of the main reasons for this growing... More

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  5. 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

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  6. Quantifying the divide: a comparison of ICT usage of schools in Metro Manila and IEA-surveyed countries

    Ma. Mercedes T. Rodrigo

    International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 53–68

    The researcher quantified the digital divide that existed between schools in Metro Manila, Philippines and schools in countries surveyed by the International Association for the Evaluation of... More

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  7. Wireless Technologies Bridging the Digital Divide in Education

    Gerard Smyth, Intel Ireland Ltd.

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jun 05, 2006)

    The objective of this paper is to demonstrate how the latest wireless standards and technologies may overcome the digital divide in education in the developed and developing worlds. The concept of ... More

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  8. Looking Across the New Digital Divide: A Comparison of Inservice and Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Mobile Phone Integration

    Kevin Thomas, Bellarmine University, United States; Blanche O'Bannon, University of Tennessee, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 561–581

    Abstract This study compared the perceptions of 1,121 inservice teachers and 245 preservice teachers in Kentucky and Tennessee to determine the difference in their support for the use of mobile... More

    pp. 561-581

  9. Developing an instrument for the growth of college students’ e-tutoring competencies

    Chih-Feng Chien, Ching-Jung Liao & Brent G. Walters, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 911–915

    As technology application has adopted to provide academic support ubiquitously, the presence of e-tutoring has grown for decreasing educational budgets and reducing the digital divide. However,... More

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  10. Problematic Issues in Digital Storytelling

    R. Lester Walsh & Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 220–225

    Storytelling plays an integral role in teaching and learning. With the appearance of digital storytelling (stories created through the tools of interactive media), the presence and scope of... More

    pp. 220-225

  11. The Virtual Early College Dilemma: Digital Immigrants versus Digital Natives in the Classroom!

    Eric Kisling & Scott Williams, East Carolina University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1022–1026

    Teaching virtual early college courses appears to be a task similar to teaching regular college students. However, faculty are finding that high school students are more connected to their... More

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  12. A Typology for Analyzing Digital Curricula in Mathematics Education

    Jeffrey Choppin, Cynthia Carson, Zenon Borys, Cathleen Cerosaletti & Robert Gillis

    Grantee Submission Vol. 2, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 11–25

    Digital content is increasingly present in U.S. K-12 classrooms, with a current push by federal officials to increase the rate at which digital textbooks are adopted. While some teachers' use ... More

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  13. An Exploratory Study on the Digital Identity Formation of Korean University EFL Learners

    Jang Ho Lee & Heyoung Kim

    English Teaching: Practice and Critique Vol. 13, No. 3 (December 2014) pp. 149–172

    The present study aims to sketch the contours of new media ecology for Korean university students as well as to examine how these learners shape and negotiate their digital identity by using social... More

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  14. Determinants of digital inequality in universities: the case of Ecuador

    Juan Torres-Diaz, Universidad Tecnica Particular de Loja; Josep Duart, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (Sep 30, 2015)

    The digital divide was initially defined by socioeconomic variables, mainly the level of family income, but now it focuses on how the Internet is used and is called digital inequality. In the case ... More

  15. Interactive-GIS-Tutor (IGIST) integration: Creating a digital space gateway within a textbook-bound South African Geography class

    Elfrieda Fleischmann, Cedar College of Education, South Africa; Christo Van der Westhuizen & Dirk Cilliers, North West University (NWU), South Africa

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    Currently there is a global drive among political and educational institutions to implement geographic information system (GIS) practice in secondary schools. However, Geography teachers worldwide,... More

  16. Commentary: Revisiting “Guidelines for Using Technology to Prepare Social Studies Teachers”

    Richard Hartshorne & Scott Waring, University of Central Florida, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (June 2015) pp. 201–208

    In "Guidelines for Using Technology to Prepare Social Studies Teachers" (Hicks, Lee, Berson, Bolick, & Diem, 2014), the authors revisit and revise a series of principles focusing on the preparation... More

    pp. 201-208

  17. Teachers Perception in a Technology Integration Workshop: Implications for Professional Development in the Digital Age

    Kele Anyanwu, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

    Issues and Trends in Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jun 24, 2015)

    School districts are embracing innovative technology applications by increasing the accessibility of Web 2.0 applications from district networks. Workshops on these applications have become the... More

  18. Looking Across the New Digital Divide: A Comparison of Inservice and Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Mobile Phone Integration

    Kevin Thomas, Bellarmine University, United States; Blanche O'Bannon, University of Tennessee, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3460–3467

    This study compared the perceptions of 1121 inservice teachers and 245 preservice teachers in Kentucky and Tennessee to determine the difference in their support for the use of mobile phones in the... More

    pp. 3460-3467

  19. Digital Divide: Will Mobile Technology Lead the Change?

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education and Mofet, Israel; Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University, Australia; Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States; Adalheidur Reed, UNT, United States; Asmaa N. Ganayem, Al Qasemi college of education, Israel

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 723–726

    In this panel, we redefine the "digital divide” from a global point of view. We bring examples from K-12 and higher education institutions highlighting Turkey, Israel, Iceland and Australia. This... More

    pp. 723-726

  20. Digital Democracy: Panelists will share technology-based projects for empowering marginalized populations in K-12 and adult education. Attendees will be invited to discuss uses of technology for addressing a deepening digital divide in the U.S.

    Karin Wiburg, New Mexico State University, United States; Ken Tellez, Mesquite Learning Center, Dona Ana Community College, United States; Armando Altamirano & Julia Parra, New Mexico State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2122–2124

    The Digital Divide has been deepening over the last 10 years. As those with power have become increasingly knowledgeable in the uses of technology for their educational work and workforce... More

    pp. 2122-2124