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ICT training, employment, and youth: The case of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008)
As information and communication technologies (ICT) increasingly penetrate different economic sectors, disadvantaged groups have more opportunities to participate. For disadvantaged youth, ICT training can help expand employment opportunities. This study seeks to analyze ICT training as a strategy for incorporating disadvantaged ...
Incorporating predictors of success for telecenter projects: A qualitative analysis of 17 developing countries
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008-05)
Telecenters have become increasingly popular over the past decade as a development tool. Although there remains a large amount of literature describing telecenter projects and providing recommendations for how new projects should proceed, there remains a paucity of data discussing why some telecenters succeed and some fail. ...
Public Access to Information & ICTs Phase II Report, Algeria
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in Algeria, with specific focus on the information needs of underserved communities, public access to information and communication venues, and the role of ICT. We examine the physical infrastructure and human resources of a variety of ...