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The Digital Divide
 

The Digital Divide

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Gender,age and social economic and the digital divide.

Gender,age and social economic and the digital divide.

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    •  
      • "digital divide‘ lack of information technology (IT) between individuals who have and do not have access to IT.
      • D.D. reflects “existing patterns of social stratification in the United States”
      Mary Keegan Eamon
      • Lack of software
      • Lack of technical ability to upgrade services
      • Lack of monetary resources to upgrade software
      • Ability and means to learn new skills.
        Teacher Librarian  32.2 (Dec 2004): p34(1).  Quality of Access
      • @ Home
      • Limited number of computers
      • @ Public Libraries
      • @ Schools
      • Limited hours of operation
      • In public spaces
      • Lack of affordability
      Lack of Basic Access
      • Involved for longer periods of time in the workforce
      • They are not societies primary care .givers for
          • .Children
          • .Elderly
          • .ill or injured family members
      Mary Keegan Eamon
      • steered toward science and technological fields of study
      • Periodically leave the work force to Act as primary family care givers for
      • Maternity leave
      • Children
          • Elderly
          • ill or injured family members
      Mary Keegan Eamon
      • Women are not steered toward science and technological fields of study.
      • Ninety-one percent of both female and male students use computers
      ( Andrew Trotter ) Gender Grade level % use a computer % Have Internet Access Female K-12 91 61 Male K-12 91 58
    • ( Andrew Trotter ) ethnicity gender Grade level % use computers for homework % use a computer % Have Internet Access   Asian   K-12   91   58   White     K-12   93   67 African America K-12 86 47 Latino K-12 86 44 Native American K-12 Without disabilities K-12 91 61 With Disabilities     K-12   82   49 went online
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      •   Men
      • Caucasians
      • married Individuals
      • well-educated individuals
      Mary Keegan Eamon
      • 4 Million Public Library Users
      • Technological instruction on emerging products
      • Free Computer Literacy Instruction
      • Up to date software and hardware
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      " Digital Divide still deep.(update: education news from schools, businesses, research and government agencies)(Brief Article)."  District Administration  40.11 (Nov 2004): 22(1).  InfoTrac OneFile . Thomson Gale. Georgia Military College. 21 Apr. 2007  Update on the Digital Divide in the United States. ,  By: Conhaim, Wallys W., Link-Up, 0739988X, Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 18, Issue 4 Database: Computer Source Education Week Minorities Still Face Digital Divide By Andrew Trotter Vol. 26, Issue 03, Page 14 Published: September 13, 2006 Free Art work National Cancer Institute dccps.nci.nih.gov/womenofcolor/ artwork .html - 1 The work cited page and the power point presentation has been updated has been updated to reflect that it is being used as a teaching aid.