Virtual education and digital divides in Peru

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Yudy Alfaro-Zavaleta, Rosalina Bravo-Zorilla, Aguedita Narro-Sánchez, Miriam Torres-Bringas, Pieri Vásquez-Polo, Silvia Valverde-Zavaleta


The objective of the research was to analyze virtual education and the factors existing in the digital divides in Peru. The1research was1applied, with systematic review design.  The population was 20 scientific articles selected in the search engines of Scielo, Google scholar and BASE the same that have been ordered in an Excel matrix to facilitate their quick location. The variables were:  virtual education and digital gaps. The technique used was the documentary review, through the analysis of the results and the conclusions obtained, qualitative, quantitative and descriptive research predominates. Data collection sheets from scientific articles were used. Virtual education is a high-impact strategy in improving coverage, relevance and educational quality at all levels and types of training, due to its multimedia, hypertextual and interactive characteristics. However, in this pandemic crisis, not all students have been able to access this educational modality, generating a considerable dropout due to different factors.

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