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Digital divide

  1. 1. Dennis Monroe November 29, 2012 Info 103 111/25/2013
  2. 2.  In the past concern with digital divide  Was thought to be racial issue, with new  Finding by The National Telecommunication  Information administration the problem is now  Recognize to be associated with education and  Economic. Other technological business organization contributing to these fact shed light on the subject. 121/25/2013
  3. 3. Race At one point the digital divide was assume to be a racially orientated issue with socially orientated ties. Monroe Barbara write that the digital divide is a critical examination of race writing, and technology in the classroom. She states that there are barriers to consider when dealing with language and culture. 131/25/2013
  4. 4. Race She implied that poverty school students are more incline to thrust e-mail without exchanging information and she challenge Educator to engage student in online discussion To improving literacy rate. McGrath, L.(2005). 141/25/2013
  5. 5. Race Prior to the September 11 attacks the issue of the digital divide was revisited. Former vice President AL Gore wanted to close the gap, and President Bill Clinton propose universal action for American education to resolve the internet problem. Technological scholars were oppose to the issue that race was a factor, and social scientists was believing it to be a race problem 151/25/2013
  6. 6. Race Technology scholar were auguring that blacks had equal access to computers and social scientists was arguing that many Whites had computer at home and that it was not the same. Technology scholar re- cap by stating that many minorities had access to public facilities that allow access to the internet . Schweikart, L. (2002). 161/25/2013
  7. 7. Social and economic factors In the article Digital Divide Widens, Research Find(Talukdar,& Gauri 2007) writes digital divide widens in access and usage of the internet, research findings Indicate that it is due to “socio- economic factors.” more people are having access to internet then was in past findings, but still the gap persist. 171/25/2013
  8. 8. Social and economic Economic and education are key factors that shows that people with higher Education and economic status are more incline to have a computer in there home and access to the internet. They are also more incline to be business and politically orientated. Talukdar gather a lot of her research information from business research findings that further supported her findings. 181/25/2013
  9. 9. Social and Economic factors According to a study published online issue of the journal information communication & Society “Jen Schradie” write blacks are among the biggest online producer on free website such as blogging, tweeting, social media, and video sharing site, but she states “while black people are more likely to blog than whites, It doesn’t mean the digital divide is over. 191/25/2013
  10. 10. Social and economic People who are economically stable and well educated are still more likely to blog than people of a low economic status and poor education. Many minorities are accessing the internet through the use of smartphone and are just as likely to own one as whites.(Schradie, J.2012). 201/25/2013
  11. 11. Pew internet & American life project 20% of non-internet users live in a House with an internet connection 17% of the current group of non-users are Online drop outs. 24% of American remain truly unconnected to the Online experience 25% of disable Americans do not go online. 211/25/2013
  12. 12. Pew internet & American life project One in five American adults does not Use the internet Age, household income and education are the Significant factor that bridge the gap Currently 88% of American adult have a cell 57% have a laptop, 19% own an e-book reader, And 19% have a tablet computer The main reason among adult who do not use The internet, is that they don’t go online 221/25/2013
  13. 13. Reference list Schweikart, L.(200), race, culture, and the “digital divide” Ideas on liberty, 52, 44-47. retrieved from http://search. Talukdar, D. & Gauri, D.(2007) digital divide widen, research Finds. Retrieved from digital divide Mcgrath, L.(2005) crossing the digital divide: race, writing, And technology in the classroom. Issue in writing, 16 (1), 82-86 Retrieved from Accountid=32521 231/25/2013
  14. 14. Technological companies contribution to the findings fact by the national telecommunication information administration. Shed light on the subject of the great divide. 241/25/2013