The readings for week 4 are:
- Hargittai, E., & Jennrich, K. (2016). The Online Participation Divide. In The Communication Crisis in America, And How to Fix It (pp. 199-213). Palgrave Macmillan US.
- Van Deursen, A., & Van Dijk, J. (2011). Internet skills and the digital divide. New media & society, 13(6), 893-911.
Responses to these questions are due by 9:00 pm, Thursday.
Study 1 (Hargittai & Jennrich, 2016) Question:
a) What is the online participation divide? Explain with the help of examples.
Study 2 (Van Duersen & Van Dijk, 2011) Questions:
a) Why should Internet skills be considered a vital resource in contemporary society?
b) Explain the key findings of the Van Duersen and Van Dijk article?