Monthly Archives: February 2011

(597-SP11) Educational Radio

“Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI), which only requires a radio and an adult facilitator, reaches large numbers of teachers and learners who are isolated by distance and poor infrastructure. It can be used in almost any setting, from formal classrooms to … Continue reading

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(501) Technology Trends

What do the Nintendo Wii, XBox Kinect, and PS3 Move have in common?  Yes, they are all gaming systems that use the ever growing and popular gesture-based computing. As the sun sets on the ‘button smashing’ era, we welcome a … Continue reading

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(501) Digital Divide Vs. Digital Inequality

The Divide… There are many ‘divides’ in society.  For the purpose of this post, digital divide refers to those who have access to both technology and internet and those who do not.  This seems to be a simple summary to … Continue reading

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(597-SP11) ICT4D

Reflecting upon the past two weeks, I have found myself going back and forth on the subject of ICT4D.  How is ICT best integrated into a developing world?  How does one decide if the ICT is the best fit for … Continue reading

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