Are young generations in secondary school digitally competent? A study on Italian teenagers

  title={Are young generations in secondary school digitally competent? A study on Italian teenagers},
  author={Antonio Calvani and Antonio Fini and Maria Ranieri and Patrizia Picci},
  journal={Computers & Education},
Digital competences amongst the younger generations and the role of schools faced with the spread of new youth practices are topics of increasing interest. Some commentators state that, thanks to the intensive use of digital media, young people are developing significant competences that also correspond to important cognitive processes and new learning styles. However, other authors emphasize that there is no evidence about the positive impact of new technological practices on the development… CONTINUE READING
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