The relationship between ICT use and reading literacy


Focus on 15-year-old Finnish students in PISA studies
Leino, Kaisa
978-951-39-5827-5; 1455-447X
University of Jyväskylä. Finnish Institute for Educational Research / Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos
Studies / Tutkimuksia (30)

Finnish students have proved to be excellent readers in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). They are also active users of Information and communication technology (ICT). What is the relationship between computer use and reading literacy?

The relationship between ICT use and reading literacy is explored in six substudies that take a various views to the subject. This study also presents a view to the change in literacy paradigm and discusses the similarities and differences between reading traditional printed texts and digital texts providing a multiliteracy frame for literacy needs in the information society. It provides useful information to literacy researchers as well as teachers and other educators interested in multiliteracy view.

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