ERIC Number: ED439932
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Mar-31
Complex Picture of Computer Use in the Home Emerges. SRS Issue Brief.
Papadakis, Maria C.
This report provides a summary overview of findings in major data and research papers about the implications of information technologies for the home. A full literature review of these works, "The Application and Implications of Information Technologies in the Home," is presented. This study identifies eight core data sets and reviews more than 30 major studies related to information technologies in the home. The major findings are: (1) personal computer (PC) use in the home has spread rapidly, especially among the affluent and well-educated; (2) children and male teenagers continue to be the heaviest users of home PCs; and (3) Internet use has moved from work to home. (CCM)
Descriptors: Computers, Higher Education, Information Technology, Science Education, Statistical Data, Surveys
National Science Foundation, Div. of Science Resources Studies, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. Tel: 301-947-2722. For full text: http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. Div. of Science Resources Studies.