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Apr 1st, 2008
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Peacock Court, Lobby Level
Mountain Time
Session Type: Poster Session
This presentation addresses issues of the digital divide and its impact on academic performance. The factors causing the digital divide include socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and geographic location; socioeconomic status is the focus of this presentation. Socioeconomic disparity affects students' access to technology and their technology competence. The presenter aims to explore the relationship between the two factors, socioeconomic status as well as technology usage, and the students' school performance.