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A typology of young people's Internet use: implications for education

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Using data from a nationally representative survey of over a 1000 young people in the UK this paper proposes a typology of the ways young people are using the Internet outside formal educational settings; and examines the individual and contextual factors that help to explain why young people are using the Internet in this way. Specifically, this paper addresses two research questions. First, can we distinguish coherent profiles of young people's Internet use? Second, how do these usage profi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Computers & Education Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
3
Pages:
585-595
Publication date:
2011-04-01
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ISSN:
0360-1315
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2011-04-04

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