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Adults learning online: Digital choice and/or digital exclusion?

Abstract:

Using a nationally representative British survey, this article explores the extent to which adults are using the internet for learning activities because they choose to (digital choice) or because of (involuntary) digital exclusion. Key findings suggest that reasons for (dis)engagement with the internet or the uptake of different kinds of online learning opportunities are somewhat varied for different groups, but that both digital choice and exclusion play a role. Thus, it is important for po...

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10.1177/1461444810374789

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
NEW MEDIA and SOCIETY
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
534-551
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1461-7315
ISSN:
1461-4448
URN:
uuid:b2379967-3f98-4e73-8d75-95d1116f1b54
Source identifiers:
499703
Local pid:
pubs:499703

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