Search results for author:"Tamara Pearson"
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TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 2 (2002) pp. 15–20
Discusses the digital divide, or inequality in access to computers, and how it affects minority students at home and school. Highlights include home computer ownership and Internet access; technology experiences at school; and a collaborative...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 371–376
Overcoming the issues surrounding the Digital Divide often appears to be insurmountable. However, in our recent examination of 28 research studies and reports we found the emphasis to frequently be on matters of access and not equity in the ...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2002)
Describes themes found in research regarding the digital divide from the perspective of school technology integration for children, including frequency of use, differences in students' educational technology experiences, and teacher professional...
Selfish girls: Perceived understanding of gender, race, and *class in discussions about technology with pre-adolescent, low-income, African American girls
Selfish girls: Perceived understanding of gender, race, and @*class in discussions about technology with pre-adolescent, low@-income, African American girls (2003) pp. 1–141
This study explores the attitudes concerning race, gender, and class of eight preadolescent African American girls from the Queensbridge Public Houses. Over the course of two years, eight girls were challenged to think about the current standing of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1828
Educational technology courses at the University of Florida are modeling the concept of students as producers. Through student-based projects such as an online support center, educational software, student portfolios, and documentary-type CD-roms...