Digital Divide<br />The debate<br />
Sources<br />Definition: http://www.edutopia.org/digital-divide-where-we-are-today ( 11/11/2009)<br />Facts and figures:<b...
Sources<br />Movie:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd5DvIGWYD0<br />
Outline<br />Introduction<br />Definition<br />Facts and figures<br />Digital Divide Map<br />Factors<br />What to do?<br ...
Introduction<br />Definition:<br />“The gap between those individuals and communities that have, and do not have, access t...
Introduction<br />Facts and figures:<br />80 percent of the world has mobile phone coverage, but only 25 percent of people...
Introduction<br />Facts and figures:<br />The entire continent of Africa has 14 million phone lines, fewer than those in M...
Digital Divide MAP <br />
Factors<br />Poverty<br />Social resistance<br />Ignorance <br />Illiteracy<br />Ethnic<br />Religious<br />Geographical :...
What to do ?<br />Brainstorming with students<br />Movie : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd5DvIGWYD0<br />
Recommended readings<br />http://www.riverdeep.net/current/2002/01/011402t_divide.jhtml<br />
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  • Digital Divide

    1. 1. Digital Divide<br />The debate<br />
    2. 2. Sources<br />Definition: http://www.edutopia.org/digital-divide-where-we-are-today ( 11/11/2009)<br />Facts and figures:<br />http://www.changingthepresent.org/technology_and_digital_divide/facts (11/11/2009)<br />http://www.changingthepresent.org/technology_and_digital_divide/quotes (11/11/2009)<br />Digital divide map: http://betterplaceorg.wordpress.com/2008/02/04/without-words-the-digital-divide/ (11/11/2009)<br />
    3. 3. Sources<br />Movie:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd5DvIGWYD0<br />
    4. 4. Outline<br />Introduction<br />Definition<br />Facts and figures<br />Digital Divide Map<br />Factors<br />What to do?<br />Recommended reading<br />
    5. 5. Introduction<br />Definition:<br />“The gap between those individuals and communities that have, and do not have, access to the information technologies that are transforming our lives”<br />
    6. 6. Introduction<br />Facts and figures:<br />80 percent of the world has mobile phone coverage, but only 25 percent of people are taking advantage of it; BBC News<br />57% of Americans over the age of 25 use a computer at work; Digital Divide Council<br />Africa has just three computers for every 1000 people; Computers for Africa<br />
    7. 7. Introduction<br />Facts and figures:<br />The entire continent of Africa has 14 million phone lines, fewer than those in Manhattan; Bridges.org<br />The United States and Canada have more internet users than Asia, Africa, and Latin America combined; Bridges.org<br />Today’s Quote: Bill clinton: &quot;It is dangerously destabilizing to have half the world on the cutting edge of technology while the other half struggles on the bare edge of survival.“<br />
    8. 8. Digital Divide MAP <br />
    9. 9. Factors<br />Poverty<br />Social resistance<br />Ignorance <br />Illiteracy<br />Ethnic<br />Religious<br />Geographical : urban/rural<br />
    10. 10. What to do ?<br />Brainstorming with students<br />Movie : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd5DvIGWYD0<br />
    11. 11. Recommended readings<br />http://www.riverdeep.net/current/2002/01/011402t_divide.jhtml<br />

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