Social interaction

Internet, escola i comunitat en el trànsit cap a la societat xarxa. La incorporació d’internet al sistema educatiu de Catalunya per al desenvolupament comunitari

Durant els darrers anys, hi ha hagut un gran interès en el procés d’introducció de les tecnologies de la informació i de la comunicació (TIC) a les escoles. Tot i que la majoria dels esforços s’han dirigit a l’estudi de la seva incorporació als …

Online community building in classrooms and schools: Using the internet to extend teachers’ face-to-face community practices

Using a digital inequality approach, this study analyses the introduction of the internet into teachers’ daily activity in order to support and enhance community building in classrooms and schools. Two thousand one hundred and sixty-three (2,163) …

Internet in teachers’ professional practice outside the classroom: Examining supportive and management uses in primary and secondary schools

In recent years there has been widespread interest in the implementation of information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools. While most studies primarily focus on the use of ICT in teaching and learning, little attention has been given to …

The Contribution of School-related Factors to ICT Use as a Management Tool in Primary and Secondary Education

Recent research on the factors that promote ICT implementation in schools has emphasised the need to include school level variables and concluded that focusing solely on variables at class level or individual teacher characteristics is insufficient …

Quality schooling in the Network Society: A community approach through the everyday use of the internet

Beginning with a discussion of the latest findings in the information and communication technologies (ICT) and educational improvement field, this article develops a comprehensive strategy to analyse online community building. Far from offering a …

Short Web-based versions of the Perceived Stress (PSS) and Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CESD) Scales: A comparison to pencil and paper responses among internet users

This study reports results from a format comparison between Web-based and pencil and paper questionnaires measuring two well-validated measures of psychological distress among 530 frequent Internet users studying at an on-line University (Open …

Diez años de vida (cotidiana) en la pantalla: Una relectura crítica de la propuesta de Sherry Turkle

La vida en la pantalla (Turkle, 1997) es una de esas obras que con el paso de los años han conseguido un puesto privilegiado en muchos de los discursos acerca de la red, sus usos y sus posibilidades. Lugar común de profanos, considerada incluso por …

Participación social en contextos virtuales

Este trabajo analiza el efecto de la participación presencial y virtual en el distrés psicológico (estrés y depresión) en 350 adultos usuarios de Internet. Los resultados indican que ambos tipos de participación (presencial y virtual) ejercen una …