Presentations Nov. 5, 2013

The State of Digital Divides (video & slides)

Lee Rainie presented the latest findings about who has and doesn’t have access to the internet, broadband, and cell phones.

Presentations Oct. 29, 2013

Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile – Senate Testimony

Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, gave testimony before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet.

Commentary Oct. 29, 2013

Statement of Aaron Smith – Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile

Statement of Aaron Smith, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, on “Broadband Adoption: The Next Mile.”

Report Oct. 18, 2013

Tablet and E-reader Ownership Update

Up from 25% last year, more than half of those in households earning $75,000 or more now have tablets. Up from 19% last year, 38% of those in upper-income households now have e-readers.

Presentations Oct. 8, 2013

Technology Adoption by Lower Income Populations

Aaron Smith discusses the Project’s latest research about internet usage, broadband adoption, and the impact of mobile connectivity among lower-income populations.

Infographic Sep. 25, 2013

How Americans go online

A breakdown of how internet users go online, including those with home access and the type of access, is shown in this table.

Report Sep. 25, 2013

Who’s Not Online and Why

15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.

Report Aug. 26, 2013

Home Broadband 2013

Seven in ten American adults have a high-speed broadband connection at home. Another one in ten Americans lack home broadband but do own a smartphone.

Report Jul. 16, 2013

The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools

In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.

Presentations May. 29, 2013

Technology use by different income groups

Session focused on identifying and using appropriate technologies to conduct research on low-income populations.