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ERIC Number: EJ564169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0888-6504
Personal Empowerment in the Study of Home Internet Use by Low-Income Families.
Bier, Melinda; Gallo, Michael; Nucklos, Eddy; Sherblom, Stephen; Pennick, Michael
Journal of Research on Computing in Education, v30 n2 p107-21 Win 1997
Describes a United States Department of Commerce (National Telecommunications and Information Administrations, NTIA, 1995) study of home Internet use by Low-income families. The study investigated the barriers, benefits (empowerment), and perceived worth of the Internet and concluded that home Internet access enabled powerful emotional and psychological transformations. (PEN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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