The Technical Skills Divide

This Prezi Presentation I put together regarding the way various variables, such as gender, age, education, and Internet use, affect a person’s Internet Skills.

The presentation is based on the following articles:

van Deursen, A. J. A. M., & van Dijk, J. A. G. M. (2010). Internet skills and the digital divide. New Media & Society13(6), 893-911. doi:10.1177/1461444810386774 link vanD2010.pdf

van Deursen, A. J. A. M., van Dijk, J. A. G. M., & Peters, O. (2011). Rethinking Internet skills: The contribution of gender, age, education, Internet experience, and hours online to medium- and content-related Internet skills. Poetics39(2), 125-144. doi:10.1016/j.poetic.2011.02.001 link vandeursenvandijk2011.pdf

Hargittai, E., & Shafer, S. (2006). Differences in actual and perceived online skills: The role of gender. Social Science Quarterly87(2), 432-448. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6237.2006.00389.x link hargittaishafer2006.pdf