Published Online: December 12, 2006
Published in Print: December 13, 2006, as Internet’s Educational Value

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Internet’s Educational Value

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A summary of "Surveying the Digital Future" is posted by the Center for the Digital Future. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

While about eight of every 10 students under age 18 responding to a survey said they believe using the Internet is very important for their schoolwork, most of the parents surveyed said they had not seen any improvement in their children’s grades since they began using the Internet at home, a report says.

The study by the University of Southern California surveyed more than 2,000 adults and youths throughout the United States over a six-year period asking questions about the effect of the Internet on their daily lives.

Vol. 26, Issue 15, Page 9

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