The influence of age, gender and other information technology use on young people's computer use at school and home.

@article{Harris2013TheIO,
  title={The influence of age, gender and other information technology use on young people's computer use at school and home.},
  author={Courtenay Harris and Leon Straker and Clare Pollock},
  journal={Work},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 Suppl 1},
  pages={S61-71}
}
Young people are exposed to a range of information technologies (IT) in different environments, including home and school, however the factors influencing IT use at home and school are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to investigate young people's computer exposure patterns at home and school, and related factors such as age, gender and the types of IT used. 1351 children in Years 1, 6, 9 and 11 from 10 schools in metropolitan Western Australia were surveyed. Most children had… CONTINUE READING

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