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Beyond Access: Libraries Are the New Telecentres

Beyond Access: Libraries Are the New Telecentres | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
As those, who have been in and around community-based ICT/Internet access (community informatics) initiatives well know, the primary dilemma for these activities (e.g. Telecentres) is how to ensure...

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We are 24 hrs away from Ed Tech Day... - EdTech - Educational Technology Foundation of Western New York | Facebook

We are 24 hrs away from Ed Tech Day... - EdTech - Educational Technology Foundation of Western New York | Facebook | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
We are 24 hrs away from Ed Tech Day 2013! We will be deploying almost 200 computers and over 30 WiFi access points. A lot of work will take place... (We are 24 hrs away from Ed Tech Day 2013!
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72% of Online Adults are Social Networking Site Users | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Social networking sites remain most popular among young adults, but other age groups continue to increase their engagement
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Civic Commons Online Forum: Digital Inclusion, Digital Divide and Broadband

Civic Commons Online Forum: Digital Inclusion, Digital Divide and Broadband | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
Get ready for the online forum that will start Monday, July 1 right here with this introductory information. Return on...
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Spanning the digital divide in Mendocino, Sonoma counties - Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Spanning the digital divide in Mendocino, Sonoma counties - Fort Bragg Advocate-News | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
Spanning the digital divide in Mendocino, Sonoma counties
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MCOE recently partnered with the Alliance, submitting a grant application to Caltrans to help identify the county's digital divide.
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Shapers of Ulaanbaatar Global Shaper Community decided to focus on digital divide and expat safety | World Economic Forum: Global Shapers

Shapers of Ulaanbaatar Global Shaper Community decided to focus on digital divide and expat safety | World Economic Forum: Global Shapers | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
#MONGOLIA: #ULAANBAATAR GLOBAL SHAPERS TO FOCUS ON DIGITAL DIVIDE & EXPAT SAFETY | @GlobalShapers, 6/29 http://t.co/oFniG5YxgF
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EXO U Delivers Benefits of Digital Classroom to 100,000 Students ...

EXO U Delivers Benefits of Digital Classroom to 100,000 Students ... | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
EXO U Delivers Benefits of Digital Classroom to 100,000 Students. Company Partners With a Panamanian Institution to Bridge Economic Divide by Incorporating Innovative Digital Technologies Into Schools.
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Why the “Steve Jobs of China” is crucial to the country's innovative future ... - PandoDaily (blog)

Why the “Steve Jobs of China” is crucial to the country's innovative future ... - PandoDaily (blog) | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
Why the “Steve Jobs of China” is crucial to the country's innovative future ...
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Amanda Partridge: Gutenberg's printed press changed literacy forever

Amanda Partridge: Gutenberg's printed press changed literacy forever | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
In the early 1400s, there was no mechanized way to manufacture books.
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Google to use balloons to provide free Internet access to remote or poor areas

Google to use balloons to provide free Internet access to remote or poor areas | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
Project Loon will use giant helium balloons in the stratosphere to beam WiFi signals down to the ground.

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Internet access: annual Digital Progress Rankings released by European Commission

Internet access: annual Digital Progress Rankings released by European Commission | equit access.libr | Scoop.it

Europeans have basic digital networks and services, but are missing out on the main current and future benefits of the digital revolution, because of problems in Europe’s telecoms and wider digital markets, according to the Commission’s annual Digital Agenda Scoreboard published today.


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Smartphones Have Bridged The Digital Divide

Smartphones Have Bridged The Digital Divide | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
via ReadWrite Since at least the 1990s, when personal computers first became commonplace, public policy experts have worried the ill effects of a Digital Divide. That is, a learning, socialization ...

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21stCenturyLearner.info - Home

21stCenturyLearner.info - Home | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
transliteracy,digital literacy,information literacy,inclusion,lifelong learning,21st century learner,learner initiated learning,lil,self directed learning, digital inclusion, targeted instruction, digital inclusion targeted instruction, rentchler,...
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PPIC Commentary

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Faculty responsible for making online materials accessible for disabled students

Faculty responsible for making online materials accessible for disabled students | equit access.libr | Scoop.it

Via Robert Farrow, THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*
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Robert Farrow's curator insight, June 30, 2013 11:51 AM
This seems to support the general idea that when materials are delivered digitally some improvements in access may be expected although the influence of openness is not discussed directly.
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A technology that helps bridge the digital divide - Livemint

A technology that helps bridge the digital divide - Livemint | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
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A technology that helps bridge the digital divide
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If you see, there is a digital divide. There are people who have no access to information at all though they have 2G devices.
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HP technology gives students in India access to education

HP's cloud-enabled education solutions give students in India's remote areas access to 21st century education. For more information about HP's education init...
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Turning Potential into Prosperity Across Africa

Turning Potential into Prosperity Across Africa | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
While the huge growth we’re seeing in Asia at the moment clear for all to see, Africa has lagged behind, yet to see the kind of boom that has defined the early part of the millennium for developing countries in the Far East.
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Miracle In Marrakesh: “Historic” Treaty For Visually Impaired Agreed | Intellectual Property Watch

Miracle In Marrakesh: “Historic” Treaty For Visually Impaired Agreed | Intellectual Property Watch | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
Marrakesh, Morocco - The mood was one of celebration at the Marrakesh Palais des Congrès to greet the success of World Intellectual Property Organization negotiators in their attempt to produce a draft treaty text showing consensus.
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Voices Of The Blind In Marrakesh Hope To Carry A Long Way | Intellectual Property Watch

Voices Of The Blind In Marrakesh Hope To Carry A Long Way | Intellectual Property Watch | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
Marrakesh, Morocco - Yesterday, under a scorching sun, the World Blind Union organised an event to raise awareness about the negotiations taking place inside the Marrakesh Palais des Congrès.
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What Teachers Need to Know about Teens Usage of Technology in 2013 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

What Teachers Need to Know about Teens Usage of Technology in 2013 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
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Online, Off The Grid: The Promising New Tech Tool About To Hit African Markets - International Business Times

Online, Off The Grid: The Promising New Tech Tool About To Hit African Markets - International Business Times | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
International Business Times Online, Off The Grid: The Promising New Tech Tool About To Hit African Markets International Business Times “While Africa may have joined the digital revolution and mobile is becoming ubiquitous, Internet connectivity...
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Addressing The Digital Divide: The Internet and Social Inequality in an International Perspective

Addressing The Digital Divide: The Internet and Social Inequality in an International Perspective | equit access.libr | Scoop.it
  I first started working on issues and research related to digital inequalities in an internet perspective two years ago. The research holds both theo
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