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    • Brokers of Public Access Infomediaries, infomediation, and ICTs in public access venues 

      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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Researching the links between ICT skills and employability: An analytical framework 

      Garrido, Maria; Sullivan, Joseph; Gordon, Andrew; Coward, Chris (Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), 2009-04)
      This article proposes an analytical framework to better understand the role of ICT skills in improving employment opportunities for low-income groups. The research draws upon the experiences of seventy NGOs that provide ...
    • 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 ...