The manner, purpose, frequency, etc., of individuals' use of computers, including handheld devices that employ computing technologies. For computer use in educational settings, use the more specific Descriptor, "Computer Uses in Education." Prior to 2004, the Descriptor "Computer Use" was used to index this concept. Between 2004 and 2008, the Descriptor "Computer Uses in Education" may have been used to index this concept.
Category: Information/Communications Systems
Narrower TermsComputer Uses in Education
Related TermsComputer Mediated Communication
Influence of Technology
Added to ERIC: 4/30/2003