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Searching the productive uses of ICTs for human development of the young university students

Journal: PAAKAT: Revista de Tecnología y Sociedad (Vol.10, No. 18)

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Page : 1-23

Keywords : Basic needs; ICTs; university students; cultural practices; digital native;

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From the perspective of the capacities of Amartya Sen and the autonomy of Doyal and Gough, it is sought to know the productive practices with ICTs in university students because it is assumed that they can expand their capacities to take opportunities and participate in social life. Through a documentary method, a corpus of 59 scientific documents from 20 countries, published between 2010 and 2018, was analyzed to characterized the social practices with ICTs in young university students. Practices for learning, citizenship, communication and prosumerism were found; cellphone and social networks were identified as preferred technologies versus the Internet and the personal computer. In addition, it was possible to define the productive techno-practices on the frame of human development for these young students.

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