Relationship between literacy proficiency and the digital divide among adults with low educational attainment
Series or Serial: A technical report from the Longitudinal Study of Adult Learning
Publisher: Portland State University
Published At: Portland, OR
Date Published: 2008
Distributor: Portland State University, Department of Applied Linguistics
Source Address: P.O. Box 751
Source City/State/Zip: Portland OR 97201
Material Type: Research/Technical Report
Intended Audience: General
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: iv, 27 leaves
Subjects: Adult Literacy; Computers
This paper examines the relationships between basic literacy proficiency and use of computer technology among adults who did not finish high school. The study followed a sample of these adults in the Portland,Oregon area, with repeat tests of literacy proficiency, work, and technology use. The findings indicate that this demographic is the group making the most gains as the digital divide closes.
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