Posted by: bluesyemre | September 20, 2012

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology 2012

  • The utility of technology as a resource to students continues to rise, with technologies such as the institution’s library website and the course or learning management system being among the resources that students use most (21). (The use of the word “basic” here refers not to rudimentary or uncomplicated technology but rather to typical or standard technology that one would expect an institution of higher education to offer.) Like the textbooks and chalkboards/whiteboards, the institution’s library and the learning management system are resources that students expect and encounter in most of their courses, and the data show that these resources are both used and considered important for academic success. Looking at the three most recent years of data, there is an obvious increase in technology use among students for all the resources and activities asked about.

Full Report:

ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology 2012 INFOGRAPHIC


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