Parental Perspectives Towards Education Technology in Low-Income Urban Households

Abstract : Government and NGO schools catering to children from low-income urban environments are increasingly introducing technology in the Indian classroom. However, one of the challenges is convincing low-literate parents the potential benefits of technology in education. In this study, we aim to uncover the concerns and expectations of low-income low-literate parents towards educational technology for their children, through semi-structured interviews. This is an extension of our ongoing work in designing sustainable educational technology models for low-literate urban populations.
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Sumita Sharma, Juhani Linna, Biju Thankachan, Markku Turunen, Heli Väätäjä, et al.. Parental Perspectives Towards Education Technology in Low-Income Urban Households. 16th IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), Sep 2017, Bombay, India. pp.501-503, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-68059-0_60⟩. ⟨hal-01679775⟩

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