Pew Research CenterMar 22, 2016

Lifelong Learning and Technology

A large majority of Americans seek extra knowledge for personal and work-related reasons. Digital technology plays a notable role in these knowledge pursuits, but place-based learning remains vital to many.

Pew Research CenterNov 4, 2013

Reading, writing, and research in the digital age

Kathryn Zickuhr discussed Pew Research’s data on reading, writing, and research in the digital age at the edUi 2013 plenary talk.

Pew Research CenterOct 10, 2013

E-patients and their hunt for health information

How patients and caregivers seek health information in the digital age

Pew Research CenterJul 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.

Pew Research CenterJun 6, 2013

After Dr. Google

In an article published in the journal Pediatrics, Susannah Fox makes the case for clinicians paying attention to peer-to-peer health care.

Pew Research CenterJan 31, 2013

In-store Mobile Commerce During the 2012 Holiday Shopping Season

58% of cell owners used their phones for recommendations, reviews, or price comparisons in a physical store this holiday shopping season. Young adults and smartphone owners lead the way.

Pew Research CenterMar 13, 2012

The internet’s impact on one man’s life

How one man became the chief of a tribe he didn’t know existed, thanks to the internet.

Pew Research CenterMar 9, 2012

Search Engine Use 2012

Even though online Americans are more satisfied than ever with the performance of search engines, strong majorities have negative views of personalized search results and targeted ads

Pew Research CenterDec 14, 2011

Where people get information about restaurants and other local businesses

The internet is the source that people most rely on for material about the local business scene and search engines are particularly valued. Newspapers and word of mouth also rank high as sources.

Pew Research CenterSep 23, 2011

Reading, Writing, & Research in the Digital Age

Director Lee Rainie looked at the “state of reading” in the digital age by going through Pew Internet data about how teens use the internet, smartphones, and social networking sites. He argued that reading is now 1) raw material for further creati…