Ventajas y desventajas del uso adolescente de las TIC: Visión de los estudiantes

0Citations
Citations of this article
23Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

Abstract

This paper aims at understanding the perception of secondary school students, about possibilities and problems from Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) use, taking into account their out-of-school experience. The article consists in a qualitative study, through the in-depth interview technique. Participants were twenty adolescents in the second level of Secondary School, from Aragón, belonging to both private and state schools. The findings show a kind of use mainly instrumental, focused on peer groups, with a communicative purpose, centered in mobile phone. They appreciate ICT as an information source for schoolwork; and, of course, for entertainment. Regarding daily drawbacks, wasting their time is the most referred, along with an excessive dependence and insecurity. In conclusion, not only that ambivalence, between a general positive view and their conscience and necessity of a moderate and responsible way of using, recovers the role of guidance from family and school, but also reinforces it in order to a meaningful learning of ICT.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Plaza de la Hoz, J. (2018). Ventajas y desventajas del uso adolescente de las TIC: Visión de los estudiantes. Revista Complutense de Educacion, 29(2), 491–508. https://doi.org/10.5209/RCED.53428

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free