UncategorizedOctober 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.

PublicationsOctober 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.

UncategorizedOctober 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.

UncategorizedSeptember 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.

UncategorizedSeptember 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.

UncategorizedAugust 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.

UncategorizedJuly 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.

UncategorizedMay 29, 2013

Technology use by different income groups

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

UncategorizedFebruary 28, 2013

How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms

A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.

UncategorizedFebruary 22, 2013

Use of digital technology by different income groups

Pew Internet Project Director Lee Rainie presented findings about the state of digital differences at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute’s Annual Conference on Capitol Hill.