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Title ICT for education, development, and social justice / edited by Charalambos Vrasidas, Michalinos Zembylas, Gene V. Glass
Published Charlotte, NC : Information Age Pub., ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 264 pages) : illustrations
Series Current perspectives on applied information technologies
Current perspectives on applied information technologies.
Contents ICT for development: challenges and possibilities / Charalambos Vrasidas, Michalinos Zembylas, and Gene V Glass -- ICT for education, development, and social justice: some theoretical issues / Michalinos Zembylas -- E-hopes and public education in Latin America / Gustavo E. Fischman and José Luis Ramírez Romero -- The expansion of higher education in the developing world: the contribution of distance education / John Daniel -- Role of ICT in bridging the digital divide in a high-poverty school district / Amy S.C. Leh, Lee Grafton, and Sylvester Robertson -- Is there a role for information and communications technologies in the education and development of disadvantaged rural communities? / Tom Power [and others] -- Open resources for sustainable education / Marina Stock McIsaac and António Moreira -- Mobile technologies: current practices, future possibilities / Tom Power and James Sankale -- The digital divide in disability and education / Jason Brent Ellis, Carla Abreu-Ellis, and Amber Ricker -- School-community ICT-mediated linkages: the Southeast Asian experience / Cher Ping Lim and John Hedberg -- Online gaming: building bridges that enhance cultural understandings / Mary A. Kayler, Debra Sprague, and Chris Dede -- Computer-supported collaborative intercultural education: creating bridges for Palestinians and Jews in conflict / Zvi Bekerman and Gabriel Horenczyk -- ICT for peace and reconciliation: constraints and possibilities in Cambodia and Tibet / Edward J. Brantmeier and Jayson W. Richardson -- Social networking applications, social justice, and multicultural understanding / Carrie O'Connor and Rebecca Skulnick
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Telecommunication in education -- Social aspects -- Developing countries
Information technology -- Social aspects -- Developing countries
Digital divide -- Developing countries
Social justice -- Developing countries
EDUCATION -- Computers & Technology.
Digital divide
Information technology -- Social aspects
Social justice
Telecommunication in education -- Social aspects
Social Sciences.
Theory & Practice of Education.
Developing countries
Form Electronic book
Author Vrasidas, Charalambos.
Zembylas, Michalinos.
Glass, Gene V, 1940-
Centre for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology.
ISBN 9781607528821
Other Titles ICT for education, development & social justice