Internet use that reproduces educational inequalities: Evidence from big data
作者: Meilan Zhang
作者单位: 1College of Education, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
刊名: Computers & Education, 2015, Vol.86 , pp.212-223
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2015.08.007
关键词: Internet useBig dataDigital divideEducational inequalities
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Although the Internet has become ubiquitous in students' lives in school and at home, little is known about whether the Internet is used to close or reproduce educational inequalities. Drawing upon Bourdieu's notion of capital, there are two kinds of Internet use: capital-enhancing versus entertainment. This study used two big data analytic tools to examine interest in and usage of two highly popular websites that primarily target children and adolescents: and . The former represents a capital-enhancing use of the Internet, while the latter represents an Internet use for entertainment. Data analysis revealed that high sociodemographic status was positively correlated with interest in Khan Academy, while low sociodemographic status was...
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影响因子:2.775 (2012)

  • educational 教育的
  • Internet 国际互连网