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Digital divide

Digital divide

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Published by Studios Mirama, Independent Television Service in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Information technology -- Social aspects.,
    • Digital divide -- United States.,
    • Educational equalization -- United States.,
    • Computers and children.

    • About the Edition

      Companion to the PBS series, investigates the role computers play in widening social gaps throughout our society, particularly among young people. Includes sections on access (computers in the classroom), education (computer literacy) and diversity (gender and race), and careers (technology in the workplace). Also includes learning tools and links to online resources.

      Edition Notes

      ContributionsStudio Miramar., Independent Television Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM851
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3281110M
      LC Control Number2003557843

      Apr 03,  · If you like hyperconnectivity science fiction, you'll love Digital Divide. If you love conspiracy mystery, you'll love Digital Divide. And if you love Digital Divide, you'll also love the webcomic it's based on, A Girl And Her Fed, also by K B Spangler. And vice versa - If you love the comic, pick up the book.5/5. Jun 20,  · The digital divide is also, in my opinion, exacerbating this problem. I’m not referring to the divide between those who have equal access to computing devices and information and those who do not, but the divide between those who can create and understand AI applications and those who can’t.

      Apr 16,  · To combat the digital divide, teachers in today’s classrooms must address issues such as connectivity, limited resources and the homework gap. The book focuses on the following: How to resolve problems of practice, including assembling a team, identifying and analyzing the problem, and implementing a plan to attack barriers to digital equity. Dec 20,  · A new book came out in November that tells about one of the first attempts to solve the digital divide on a large scale. The book is The Charisma Machine: The Life, Death, and Legacy of One Laptop per Child published by MIT Press and available on Amazon and other places online. In .

      What happens at the nexus of the digital divide and human trafficking? This book examines the impact of the introduction of new digital information and communication technology (ICT) – as well. By presenting the experiences of a population of predominately working-class women whose perspectives are largely ignored in the debates about the impact of technology on our world, Digital Dead End argues that equity-based responses to the 'digital divide' are often misguided themselves. Any person who is working for social justice in the world of technology would benefit from reading this book.


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