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New technology in schools: is there a payoff?

Machin, Stephen, McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Centrepiece, 11 (1). pp. 10-12. ISSN 1362-3761

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Abstract

Economists have typically been sceptical that computers improve educational outcomes. But research by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva finds evidence that new technology can have a positive effect on pupils' performance.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://cep.lse.ac.uk/centrepiece
Additional Information: © 2006 Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science
Library of Congress subject classification: T Technology > T Technology (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Departments > Economics
Departments > Geography and Environment
Collections > CentrePiece
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: CEPCP199
Date Deposited: 06 May 2008 09:19
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/4632/

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