Mobile Learning Futures

Thursday, January 01, 2015 Comment black and white image of black woman texting with headphones on the bus

The United States Census Bureau has been tracking computer use since 1984 and the use of the Internet since 1997. Not surprisingly, much has changed over that span of time. Even though use of computers and the Internet has spread, gaps still remain. In its most recent study the U.S. Census (November 2014) reports that household computer ownership and Internet use were most common in Asian and white households, in high-income households, and in households that report high levels of educational attainment. When the study turns to handheld computer devices these patterns are turned upside down. For example,