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Implications for the Future, Social Media, OER, ICT Adaptation, Educational Technology.
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5 Key Barriers to Educational Technology Adoption in the Developing World

Educational technology will continue to be implemented incrementally in many parts of the developing world. More rapid uptake and success are unlikely to occur unless five items are addressed – power, Internet connectivity and bandwidth, quality teacher training, respect and better pay for teachers, and the sustainability of implementations. 1. Electrical Power It is a…
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Ethical Disruptions in the Developing World

Ethical Disruptions in the Developing World | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
It can be tempting to treat technology as the Band-Aid of choice for problems that need solving in the developing world. That eagerness could contribute to the explosion of mobile and ICT initiatives.
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Ten trends in technology use in education in developing countries that you may not have heard about | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education

Ten trends in technology use in education in developing countries that you may not have heard about | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
We are often asked questions like, "What trends are you are noticing that are a bit 'under the radar'?" In case it might be of interest to wider groups and/or provoke some interesting discussion and comment, we thought we'd quickly pull a list of these sorts of things together here..
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popcosmo's curator insight, January 7, 2013 11:03 AM

excellent article!

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Can Facebook’s Massive Courses Improve Education For Developing Nations?

Can Facebook’s Massive Courses Improve Education For Developing Nations? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Facebook is on a mission to prove that social media-empowered education can help some of the poorest nations on Earth. It recently announced a big industry..
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Can Social Media Help Developing Countries? Absolutely!

Can Social Media Help Developing Countries? Absolutely! | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Interesting examples from @ForumOne about how #socialmedia can support growth in developing world http://t.co/yuREHsTPB5 #placebranding
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