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Title:
Students, Computers and Learning [electronic resource]: Making the Connection / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Author:
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Published:
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2015.
Description:
204 p. ; 16x23cm.
Series:
PISA,
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Foreword and Acknowledgements -- Executive Summary -- Reader's Guide -- How Students' Use of Computers has Evolved in Recent Years -- Integrating Information and Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning -- Main Results from the PISA 2012 Computer-Based Assessments -- The Importance of Navigation in Online Reading: Think, then Click -- Inequalities in Digital Proficiency: Bridging the Divide -- How Computers are Related to Students' Performance -- Using Log-File Data to Understand What Drives Performance in PISA (Case Study) -- Implications of Digital Technology for Education Policy and Practice -- Technical notes on analyses in this volume -- List of tables available on line.
Notes:
Vendor supplied record for OECD received in 2016.
ISBN:
9789264239555 (electronic bk.)
Online Access:
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