Internet Use for Educational Purposes: Evidence from Russia

Irina Filippova, Elena Turutina Turutina


The study sets out to examine empirically the use of Internet in education process in Russia. Socio-demographic determinants of use of Internet for educational purposes, to obtain reference information or to learn the news are studied. The sample represents entire population of Russia. Significant age and gender differences in Internet use for educational purposes are discovered. Influence of satisfaction with financial status on Internet use is weak, while it is the education level of respondents which acts as the most powerful determinant of Internet use for educational purposes.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3p660

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