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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. ...
Bridging the e‐skills gap in Central and Eastern Europe: The growth of e‐skills and employability initiatives in the newly expanded European Union
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008-04)
The European Union faces a labor gap that threatens its goal of becoming a world leader in the knowledge economy and challenges social inclusion and economic modernization — especially with the recent admission of ten Central and East European countries. This study examines the relationship between basic ICT skills (or e‐skills) ...
Work and play in the information age: Technology utilization in Boys & Girls Clubs of America
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2008-11)
This research examined technology-related learning opportunities for children at Boys & Girls Clubs. It considers Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) technology programs within the larger context of afterschool programs and for preparing youth for the 21st century workforce. The findings illustrate ways that specific programs ...