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Characterisation of Teachers' Use of Computers and Internet inside and outside the Classroom: The Need to Focus on the Quality
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 6 (2016) pp. 1595–1610
Teachers' use of ICT has mainly focused on their use in classroom context and few studies have focused on their use elsewhere. Attempting to fill this gap, this paper presents a case study of 12 secondary teachers characterising their use of ICT in...
Comparing marginal effects of Chilean students' economic, social and cultural status on digital versus reading and mathematics performance
Computers & Education Vol. 82, No. 1 (2015) pp. 1–10
This paper provides evidence that helps understand the digital divide in education. It does so by comparing the effect of economic, social and cultural status (ESCS) on the digital skills of Chilean students compared with mathematics and language....
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 40, No. 1 (2015) pp. 43–63
This paper presents the results of an analysis of secondary students' computer use, aimed at understanding how different factors influence the profile of activities carried out by students with computers. The analysis is based on the data from...
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...
Ignacio Jara; Magdalena Claro; Juan Enrique Hinostroza; Ernesto San Martín; Patricio Rodríguez; Tania Cabello; Andrea Ibieta; Christian Labbé
Computers & Education Vol. 88, No. 1 (October 2015) pp. 387–398
For new generations to fully integrate and participate in an increasingly technology-rich society they must become digitally literate. Education systems have a role to play in this, especially given the growing evidence of a digital divide. Through...
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...