Study shows children achieved computer literacy with minimal supervision and internet access

Updated: Aug 2, 2019



This research takes a look at children in India and how their use of computers and the internet can lead to accelerated learning of skills. Results showed that these children achieved a good level of computer literacy with very little supervision by interacting with computers in a variety of ways such as painting, music browsing and building a website.


Source: Mitra, S., & Rana, V. (2001). Children and the Internet: Experiments with minimally invasive education in India. British Journal of Educational Technology, 32, 221–232.

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