FSD2142 Appearance of Mobile Phones in Schools 1997-2000: Teacher Interviews

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  • Rautiainen, Pirjo (University of Tampere. Information Society Research Centre)
  • Kasesniemi, Eija-Liisa (University of Tampere. Information Society Research Centre)


computers, information society, internet, mobile communication, schoolchildren, schools, social networks, teachers


The survey charted pupils' and students' use of mobile phones in Finnish schools from the point of view of teachers. The archived data consist of teacher interviews conducted between 1997 and 2000. Topics in the interviews included, among others, when mobile phones had started appearing in schools, where pupils used them, differences between boys and girls as mobile phone users, and how mobile phones affected relationships among pupils and between the teacher and pupils. The dataset comprises 33 interview transcripts in Finnish.

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