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Technology for employability in Latin America: Research with at-risk youth and people with disabilities
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009)
Since the early 1990s, there has been an increasing interest and investment in information and communication technology (ICT) training centers designed to expand employability options for socially excluded groups in Latin America. This study examines programs that provide basic computer training for people with disabilities ...
Structure and flexibility in global research design: Methodological choices in landscape study of public access in 25 countries
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-10)
This paper presents the research methodology for the Landscape of Public Access Technology in Developing Countries study, conducted between 2007 and 2010 by the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The study looked at public ...
New institutions and transformations: Computers and youth in low-income urban Guatemala and Brazil
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-06)
Exposure to crime and violence, discrimination, and a structural lack of institutional support for education and human development continue to plague at-risk youth in urban poor neighborhoods of Latin America. With the increase in share of private investment in human development projects, subsidized technology centers have ...
Measuring global public access to ICT: Landscape summary reports from 25 countries around the world
(Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-08)
This document contains a collection of short summary reports for each of the 25 countries included in the Public Access Landscape Study project conducted by the Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA) at the University of Washington Information School. The Landscape Study examines how people around the world access and use ...