Use of technologies and academic performance in adolescent students

  title={Use of technologies and academic performance in adolescent students},
  author={Sheila Garc{\'i}a-Mart{\'i}n and Isabel Cant{\'o}n-Mayo},
Technologies have acquired strategic importance and have been defined as unprecedented educational tools. In this study, we analysed the use that 1,488 Spanish adolescents made of five tools (i.e. search engines, wikis, blogs, podcasts and instant messaging), and the impact that use of these tools had on their academic performance in science, mathematics, Spanish language and English. To this end, we explored frequency of use, time spent, purpose, place of use and level of satisfaction for each… 

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