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  • 2011 (Spring) - Dominican Republic ICT Presentation

    1. 1. ICT and the Digital Divide:A Participatory Solution with a Dominican Flavor EdPA 5104 - Alfonso Sintjago
    2. 2.  Rapidly growing and developing sectors Maximize the dissemination of knowledge Enhanced ability for collaboration Enhanced ability to communicate A space for marginalized voices Seen as fun / captivating Free Data!
    3. 3.  Vestiges of Colonization History of Inequality Relationship with Haiti Historical linkages with the U.S.A. Economic Changes Recent Introduction of ICT Problems with its Education System Limited Human Capital and Research
    4. 4.  Telephone – 1876 Radio - 1893 Television – 1940 Apple Lisa - 1984 Mobile phone – 1974 Internet -1990 Voice over IP - 2004
    5. 5.  Discovered 1492 Second Largest Caribbean Nation High Poverty Rate Spanish Speaking Country Primarily Mixed or of African Descent Haiti – US Relations Democratic Since 1978
    6. 6. Dominican Comparison - Variables Republic Group Primary Enrollment 116 104 (GER) - 2008 (Region)Secondary Enrollment 89 75 (GER) - 2008 (Region)Public Expenditure as 2.2 4.5 % of GDP - 2007 (120th) (World) Literacy Rate 91.0 88.2 (+15) - 2008 (Region) Literacy Rate 96.9 95.8 (Under 15) - 2008 (Region)
    7. 7.  Technological Institute of the Americas (ITLA) founded on 2000 The Dominican Telecommunication Institute (INDOTEL) funded on 1998 The Cyberpark of Santo Domingo founded on 2001 New Network Access Point (NAP) of the Caribbean built on 2008 (INTEC, 2010)
    8. 8.  Rural Connectivity Program Community Technology Center Program Educando.edu.do Program Red Wan Program Virtual Areas for Education (AVES) Software development – ITLA - INTEC
    9. 9.  “My greatest and best wish is for the technological centers, is that you, boys and girls like yourselves, will integrate at what is the world of computers, to the information and knowledge society. That each one of you together with your families will carry the window of how to use the technologies of information and communication as a tool to develop. The Dominican has so much energy that I truly wish that the technology centers could become the great high way that takes us towards development, progress, and to our wellbeing, so that you can help in any way you wish to develop a more just society, with greater equity, and above all inclusive.”
    10. 10. 1- Lack of Community Participation (1st and 2nd Stage)2- Foreign in Nature (manuals, equipment, appearance)3- Continued Dependency on Foreign Equipment (ITLA, INTEC)4- Lack of Primary and Secondary ICT 4 All Programs (OLPD, Programming and Computer Literacy within the Curriculum, Mobile Learning)5- Malfunctions / Lack of Repairs <- Foreign Tech6- Lack of a Comprehensive Approach (OLPD, Mobile, Games, Curriculum, All Levels)7- Lack of Scale – Limited Scale – Voluntary Participation (Conflict with 1st)
    11. 11. The DominicanRepublic has a cellphone use rate of 0.91cellular phones perperson in theDominican Republic(INDOTEL, 2010) –Yet There are NoMajor MobileLearning Programs!
    12. 12.  Migration Remittances Relationship with the United States Deeper overview of ICT4D theories and policies Pros and Cons of Different ICTs
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