Gender Differences in the Reading of E-books: Investigating Children's Attitudes, Reading Behaviors and Outcomes

@article{Huang2013GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in the Reading of E-books: Investigating Children's Attitudes, Reading Behaviors and Outcomes},
  author={Yueh-Min Huang and Tsung-Ho Liang and Chiung-Hui Chiu},
  journal={Educational Technology & Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={97-110}
}
As indicated by some studies, the problem of “falling behind” often exists when using computer-assisted learning with children, and gender may be a factor in this. While digital contents presented on various e-readers are promising replacements for paper-and-ink books, the question arises as to whether this emerging technology will have the same effect with boys and girls? Conventionally, boys are believed to have more aptitude for using computer and information technologies, and it is of… CONTINUE READING

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