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Open Development, Open Cambodia
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-14)
The world is witnessing widespread participatory movement toward transparency, democratization, and responsive governance. Pressing social need and enabling technologies have allowed innovative strategies for social change to take hold. Cambodia also is witnessing local expressions of these forces; civil society is mobilizing ...
Public access and development: The impacts of public access venues and the benefits of libraries
Public access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) can play an important role in development. Communities benefit when people can access information and communicate with experts and people in their social networks to learn about health, jobs, education, leisure activities, or whatever inspires them. ...
Understanding the Links Between ICT Skills Training and Employability: An Analytical Framework
(USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2012)
This article proposes an analytical framework to better understand the role that information and communication technology (ICT) skills play in improving employment opportunities for low-income groups. It draws on research conducted with more than 70 nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that provide ICT training and other ...