On the migration of youngsters’ Internet access from school computers to personal mobile phones and their change in the use of the Internet

Published: 24 August 2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/6mp2txkjnw.1
Contributors:
Renato P. dos Santos,
M. Sahin BULBUL,
Isadora Luiz Lemes

Description

Despite the increasing home and mobile broadband Internet access, making the use of the Internet to become ubiquitous in students' lives, the availability of computers for students in schools has been drastically reduced since 2010 and the migration of students' Internet access to smartphones did not occur within schools, where its use is prohibited. Most importantly than the migration of students' Internet access from computers to personal mobile devices, however, there was also a significant qualitative replacement in that process outside of school, namely in the finality of the Internet access, with a vast predominance of entertainment activities over 'doing homework'. This dataset contains data on: - Computers installed by school place by region in Brazil from 2010 to 2013 (file computersInSchoolByPlace.csv), - Households with Internet access by region in Brazil from 2006 to 2017 (file householdsInternetAccessByRegion.csv) - Youngsters (11-17 years old) Internet access by device and region in Brazil from 2012 to 2015 (file youngstersInternetAccessByDevice.csv) - Most frequent location of youngster individual access to the internet, by region in Brazil from 2008 to 2015 (file youngstersInternetAccessByPlace.csv) - Households with Internet access by social class in Brazil from 2006 to 2017 (file householdsInternetAccessByClass.csv) - Youngsters’ (11-17 years old) use of the Internet by activity, by region in Brazil from 2012 to 2015 (file youngstersInternetAccessByActivity.csv)

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Data was obtained from Centro Regional de Estudos para o Desenvolvimento da Sociedade da Informação (Regional Center for Studies on the Development of the Information Society) (Cetic.br): - Pesquisa sobre o uso das tecnologias de informação e comunicação nos domicílios brasileiros (Research on the use of information and communication technologies in Brazilian households) (http://data.cetic.br/cetic/explore?idPesquisa=TIC_DOM), - Pesquisa sobre o Uso da Internet por Crianças e Adolescentes no Brasil (Survey on Internet Use by Children and Adolescents in Brazil) (http://data.cetic.br/cetic/explore?idPesquisa=TIC_KIDS), and - Pesquisa sobre o uso das Tecnologias de Informação e Comunicação nas escolas brasileiras (Research on the use of Information and Communication Technologies in Brazilian schools) (http://data.cetic.br/cetic/explore?idPesquisa=TIC_EDU) Data was downloaded as different files for each year of interest and combined in the most convenient datasets through the with the resources from R statistical data analysis language.