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Is the use of information and communication technology related to performance in working memory tasks? Evidence from seventh-grade students
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 3 (November 2011) pp. 2068–2076
The main purpose of this study was to assess whether seventh-grade students use of information and communication technology (ICT) was related to performance on working memory tasks. In addition, the study tested whether the relationship between ICT...
Topics: Middle School Education
Computers & Education Vol. 80, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 176–186
This work studies the relation between computer use for reading activities and academic literacy in 15-year-old students in Chile, Uruguay, Spain, and Portugal. Data used is from the PISA 2009 test. Special attention is given to potential bias...
Assessment of 21st century ICT skills in Chile: Test design and results from high school level students
Magdalena Claro; David D. Preiss; Ernesto San Martín; Ignacio Jara; J. Enrique Hinostroza; Susana Valenzuela; Flavio Cortes; Miguel Nussbaum
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 1042–1053
This paper describes a study that evaluates fifteen-year-old Chilean students Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills. The paper presents an operational definition of ICT skills, an instrument measuring these skills as well as the...
Teaching in a Digital Environment (TIDE): Defining and measuring teachers' capacity to develop students' digital information and communication skills
Magdalena Claro; Alvaro Salinas; Tania Cabello-Hutt; Ernesto San Martín; David D. Preiss; Susana Valenzuela; Ignacio Jara
Computers & Education Vol. 121, No. 1 (June 2018) pp. 162–174
The study presented in this paper consisted in defining a Teaching in a Digital Environment (TIDE) capacity construct and developing a performance-based test to measure Chilean teachers' ability to teach students how to solve information and...