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The Digital Divide

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This presentation provides a brief glimpse into my interpretations of my research on the "Digital Divide." I looked at the factors that make up the digital divide, as well as all of the influential sub-factors. I considered what our future holds as a result of this "Digital Divide."

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The Digital Divide

  1. 1. Digital Divide An Interpretation Natasha Hritzuk EDES 545
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  8. 9. Resources <ul><li>AASL. (2008). “Web 2.0 in Schools: Our Digital Divides are Showing.” http://www.aasl.ala.org/aaslblog/?m=200810 </li></ul><ul><li>Boyd, Dana (2009). “White Flight.” http://www.danah.org/papers/2009/WhiteFlightDraft3.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Fairlie, Robert W. (September, 2005). “Are we Really a Nation Online: Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Access to Technologies and Their Consequences.” Report for the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund. http:// www.freepress.net/files/lccrdigitaldivide.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Fairlie, Robert W. http://www.eschoolnews.com/2005/12/12/study-digital-divide-affects-school-success/ </li></ul><ul><li>Kidd, T.. (2009). The Dragon in the School's Backyard: A Review of Literature on the Uses of Technology in Urban Schools [review of the ***[insert medium being reviewed]*** ***[insert title of work reviewed in italics]***]. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 5(1), 88-102.  Retrieved February 20, 2010, from ProQuest Education Journals. (Document ID: 1584176761). http://login.ezproxy.library.ualberta.ca/login?url=http://proquest.umi.com.login.ezproxy.library.ualberta.ca/pqdweb?did=1584176761&Fmt=3&clientId=12301&RQT=309&VName=PQD </li></ul><ul><li>Himmelsbach, Vawn (May 2006). “Global approach to bridging digital divide fails to take into account unique needs of each of the world's regions.” Technology in Government , 13(3), 10.  Retrieved February 20, 2010, from ProQuest Science Journals. (Document ID: 1046243701). </li></ul><ul><li>Nelson, Cathy. http:// blog.cathyjonelson.com/?p =1078 http:// www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page =common/ pagelibrary/cdlpHOF.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Pena-Lopez, Ismael. (January 2010). “From Laptops to Competencies: Bridging the Digital Divide in Higher Education.” Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del Conocinuebti. RUSC 7;1. pg.21-32. http://rusc.uoc.edu/ojs/index.php/rusc/article/viewFile/v7n1_pena/v7n1_pena </li></ul><ul><li>Robertson, Heather J.  (July 2007). “Going Bananas. Our Schools, Our Selves” 16(4), 225-0_5.  Retrieved February 20, 2010, from CBCA Education. (Document ID: 1293527851). http://login.ezproxy.library.ualberta.ca/login?url=http://proquest.umi.com.login.ezproxy.library.ualberta.ca/pqdweb?did=1293527851&Fmt=4&clientId=12301&RQT=309&VName=PQD </li></ul><ul><li>Stats Canada. The Digital Divide in Canada http://dsppsd.tpsgc.gc.ca/Collection/Statcan/56F0009X/56F0009XIE2002001.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube. “The Digital Divide.” http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =1ZUaJ1ycrOs&feature=related </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =aMImXdtUBC0&feature=channel </li></ul>

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