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    • ICT training and employability: Integrated service delivery in workforce development networks 

      Sullivan, Joseph; Garrido, Maria; Dridi, Khaled; Coward, Chris; Gordon, Andrew (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
      This study investigates how community-based organizations that provide basic technology training integrate it with other services and tap a network of service providers to improve employability prospects for lower-wage, ...
    • ICT Training and the ABCs of Employability: Year Up’s Jobs Program for Urban Youth. 

      Vander Leest, Tricia; Sullivan, Joe (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • ICT training for disadvantaged populations: The importance of tailoring to the local context 

      Garrido, Maria; Coward, Chris; Gordon, Andrew (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2007-06)
      This study describes the efforts of NGOs around the world to bring the benefits of new technologies to disadvantaged communities through their ICT training programs. It asks how NGOs design ICT training programs to meet ...
    • ICT training, employment, and youth: The case of Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico 

      Mariscal, Judith; Botelho, Antonio; Gutiérrez, Luis (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 ...
    • Immigrant women, e-skills, and employability in Europe: The case of Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Romania, and Spain 

      Garrido, Maria; Rissolai, Gabriel; Rastrelli, Milvia; Diaz, Andrea; Ruíz, Jaime A. (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-10)
      There is much research on the role of e-skills in advancing employability among disadvantaged groups, but little is known about the way in which these skills can promote the economic integration of immigrant women in the ...
    • The Impact of Cybercafés on the Connectedness of Children Left Behind by Overseas Filipino Workers 

      Alampay, Erwin; Alampay, Liane; Raza, Khane (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2013-08-06)
      This in-depth study looks at the use of cybercafés by children of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). It determines how cybercafés function as an alternative to home internet access in terms of the internet’s function to ...
    • Improving Income Generation in Rural India: ICT-Trained Veterinarians Assist Small Farmers with Livestock Production 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Incorporating predictors of success for telecenter projects: A qualitative analysis of 17 developing countries 

      Rothschild, Chris (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 ...
    • Infomediaries: Brokers of public access 

      Ramírez, Ricardo; Parthasarathy, Balaji; Gordon, Andrew (TASCHA, 2014-04-02)
      This study investigated the role of infomediaries in shaping outcomes for users at Public Access Venues (PAVs) in Bangladesh, Chile, and Lithuania. We examined the extent to which technical skills and empathy are relevant ...
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      Global, TNS (2013)
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      Global, TNS (2013)
    • Joining the Celtic Tiger: ICT Training Leads Inner-City Dubliners Toward the Booming Irish Economy. West, 

      West, Mark (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This paper is part of a project at the Center for Information and Society to broaden and deepen our understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD). Our intention is to ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Algeria 

      Bakelli, Yahia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Alrgentina 

      Rozengardt, Adrian; Finquelievich, Susana (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Bangladesh 

      Development Research Network (D.Net) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Brazil 

      Voelcker, Marta (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Colombia 

      Universidad de los Andes (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Costa Rica 

      Sánchez González, Adriana; Camacho Jiménez, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Dominican Republic 

      Alfaro, Francia; Molina, José Pablo; Camacho Jiménez, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...
    • Landscape Public Access to ICTs Country Profile: Ecuador 

      Bossio, Juan Fernando; Sotomayor, Katia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008)
      This research focuses on the public access to information and communication landscapes in 24 countries, with specific focus on public libraries, to understand the information needs of underserved communities, public access ...