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    • Understanding & Rethinking Shared Access: How People Collaborate & Share Knowledge & Technologies in Ghanaian Cybercafés 

      Best, Michael; Garg, Sunil; Kollanyi, Bence (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2013-09)
      In many low-income countries, where computer ownership and home and business internet access is rare, public access venues, especially in the form of business-operated cybercafés, are how most people access computers and ...
    • Understanding the Links Between ICT Skills Training and Employability: An Analytical Framework 

      Garrido, Maria; Sullivan, Joe; Gordon, Andy (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 ...
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      Global, TNS (2013)
    • User Survey Data Summaries 

      Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
      This document includes tables with counts and proportions of the majority of user survey questions. Open-ended questions, monetary answers, and numeric responses are not summarized. Please note that the summaries were done ...
    • User Survey Data Summaries by Venue Type 

      Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012)
      These include tables with counts and proportions of the majority of user survey questions, and splits up the summaries by venue type. The files are separated by each of the sections of the user survey. Open-ended questions, ...
    • Using an Information Ecology Approach to Identify Research Areas 

      Raihan, Ananya; Uddin, Forhad; Billah, Masum (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
      Information asymmetry is one of the main factors for imperfect decision making by the government, citizens and for market inefficiency. With the advent of information and communication technologies, it becomes easier to ...
    • Using an information ecology approach to identify research areas: Findings from Chile 

      Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Labbe, Christian; Hott, Jairo; Mora, Freddy; Vivent, Macaren; Garrido, Rodrigo (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
      This report presents the main conclusions of the case study about Public Access to ICT (PAI) venues that was developed as part of the first stage of the project entitled The Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information ...
    • Using an information ecology approach to identify research areas: Findings from Lithuania 

      Beresnevičiūtė, Vida; Butkevičienė, Eglė; Macevičiūtė, Elena; Sadunišvili, Renata (Technology & Social Change Group, 2009)
      The material presented in this report is related to the experiences and findings of exploratory fieldwork activities carried out in Lithuania for the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information and Communication ...
    • Valuation of Public Access to Information and Communication Technology: A Benefit-Cost Analysis Approach 

      Davis, Tyler Blake (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2014-10-31)
      This report is an attempt to quantify the value that individuals in five countries place on public access to three types of information and communication technology (ICT). I use two types of benefit cost analysis, stated ...
    • The Value of Certification: E-skills, outcome metrics and Corporate Social Responsibility in India 

      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 ...
    • The value of non-instrumental computer use: Skills acquisition, self-confidence, and community-based technology training 

      Kolko, Beth; Racadio, Robert; Deibel, Kate; Krause , Kristina; Prempeh, James (TASCHA, 2014-04-02)
      This study focuses on the usefulness of "playful" computer activities, such as social networking and gaming. When venues prioritize activities like word processing or spreadsheets while restricting gaming or social networking, ...
    • Venue Survey Data Summaries by Venue Type 

      Technology & Social Change Group (Technology & Social Change Group, 2012-12)
      These include tables with counts and proportions of the majority of venue survey questions, and splits up the summaries by venue type. The files are separated by each of the sections of the venue survey. Open-ended questions, ...
    • Why Public Access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Matter 

      Group, Technology & Social Change (Technology & Social Change Group, 2014-07-01)
      This research summary provides an overview of the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Libraries, telecenters, and cybercafés play a critical role in extending the ...
    • Why public access to technology matters for development 

      TASCHA (TASCHA, 2014-05-21)
      Based on the Global Impact Study of Public Access to ICTs, this infographic explains visually why public access to technology matters for development. Public access provides a critical foundation for lifelong technology ...
    • Work and play in the information age: Technology utilization in Boys & Girls Clubs of America 

      Sullivan, Joseph; Vander Leest, Tricia; Gordon, Andrew (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 ...
    • Yields and Market Access: ICT for farming and fishing in southern India 

      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 ...