Journal article

School engagement, information technology use, and educational development: An empirical investigation of adolescents

Hamed Qahri-Saremi, Ofir Turel

COMPUTERS & EDUCATION | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2016

Abstract

This study focuses on three objectives. First, it investigates distinctive profiles of adolescents based on combinations of their levels of behavioral, cognitive, and emotional engagement with school. Second, it examines whether adolescents' educational development outcomes (GPA) and extent of use of utilitarian (school-oriented) and hedonic (social media and videogames) information technologies (IT) vary as a function of their school engagement profiles. Third, it probes the mediation effects of adolescents' extent of use of utilitarian and hedonic IT on the relation between the different school engagement dimensions and educational development outcomes. The sample (n = 6885) was drawn from..

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