Gifted Techspectations: A Report on Information and Communications Technology Usage and Expectations of Irish Gifted and Talented Students for the Irish Centre for Talented Youth

57 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last revised: 15 Jun 2014

See all articles by Theodore G. Lynn

Theodore G. Lynn

Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce

Angelos Alexopoulos

Dublin City University - Leadership, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre

Neil Bruton

Dublin City University - Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre (LINK)

Louise Gorman

Dublin City University - Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre (LINK)

Mícheál O'Leary

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Kieran Linehan

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: September 1, 2010

Abstract

This report examines ICT ownership, usage, and skills of Irish gifted and talented students and investigates their experience with, and expectations of ICT use in the school environment. The key findings, based on the responses of 378 CTYI students who participated in this study by completing a questionnaire survey are detailed.

Keywords: Gifted and Talented Youth, ICT, ICT Usage

JEL Classification: I20

Suggested Citation

Lynn, Theodore G. and Alexopoulos, Angelos and Bruton, Neil and Gorman, Louise and O'Leary, Mícheál and Linehan, Kieran, Gifted Techspectations: A Report on Information and Communications Technology Usage and Expectations of Irish Gifted and Talented Students for the Irish Centre for Talented Youth (September 1, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1972930 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1972930

Theodore G. Lynn (Contact Author)

Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce ( email )

Dublin
Collins Avenue
Dublin, NA Dublin 9
Ireland
35317006873 (Phone)
35317005446 (Fax)

Angelos Alexopoulos

Dublin City University - Leadership, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre ( email )

Dublin, D9
Ireland
00353 01 700 6952 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.link.dcu.ie

Neil Bruton

Dublin City University - Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre (LINK) ( email )

Dublin
Collins Avenue
Dublin, NA Dublin 9
Ireland

Louise Gorman

Dublin City University - Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre (LINK) ( email )

Dublin
Collins Avenue
Dublin, NA Dublin 9
Ireland

HOME PAGE: http://www.link.dcu.ie/

Mícheál O'Leary

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Kieran Linehan

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
44
Abstract Views
1,209
PlumX Metrics