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Wireless Technologies Bridging the Digital Divide in Education

Gerard Smyth
2006 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
The objective of this paper is to demonstrate how the latest wireless standards and technologies may overcome the digital divide in education in the developed and developing worlds.  ...  It is important that we understand the full extent and complexities of this division if we are to effectively bridge it. Why and how the digital divide may be bridged is examined.  ...  It is important that we understand and bridge the real digital divide going forward.  ... 
doaj:63ab8377c0664266b69753d518c12159 fatcat:2s3vo3f5gzbufiy4ohjnvm3g3e

The Impact of Openness on Bridging Educational Digital Divides

Andy Lane
2009 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
In fact it can be argued that this new openness, characterised mainly through the open educational resources movement, may actually widen rather than bridge the digital and educational divides between  ...  It then argues that actions may be required by many inter-mediaries to help to reduce the diverse social and cultural digital divides within education, including through the mediated use of open educational  ...  provided by intermediaries that matter most in bridging the gaps.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v10i5.637 fatcat:4p3hcdubbrbnnp4tih7j323uky

From Laptops to Competences: Bridging the Digital Divide in Education

Ismael Peña-López
2010 Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del Conocimiento  
In this paper we relate initiatives that aim to bridge the digital divide in the current situation in higher education.  ...  Most of the existing literature that deals with the digital divide in the educational system focuses either on schools or universities, but rarely do we see a vertical approach where the system is considered  ...  , Mexico; Plan Escuela 2.0, Spain -and relate them to the need to bridge the digital divide in higher education.  ... 
doi:10.7238/rusc.v7i1.659 fatcat:qm3ywxna5neobkzznerybc5cfu

Bridging the Theory-Practice Divide in Contemporary Art Museum Education

Melinda M. Mayer
2005 Art education  
National Art Education Association is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to Art Education.  ...  As Falk and Dierking remind us through the name of and stay for the length of time they choose. Yet, the bridge traversing the theory-practice divide also may be visitor choice.  ...  Visitors come to the museum by choice and stay for the length of time they choose. Yetf the bridge traversing the theory-practice divide also may be visitor choice.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00043125.2005.11651530 fatcat:4aj4nz6suvcj7biezndidorlfm

Bridging the Digital Divide through Educational Initiatives: Problems and Solutions

Tom Butler
2002 Informing Science  
Irish policy makers see education as the solution to this problem.  ...  wrong side of the digital divide limits the life chances of the socially excluded, who have had neither the wherewithal nor the opportunity to obtain highly paid, skilled positions in IT.  ...  public and private sectors in order to help bridge the 'digital divide'.  ... 
doi:10.28945/544 fatcat:s6gjffkofjgxfaktb24ccnieyq

Interprofessional Education – a potential bridge over the commissioner–provider divide?

Robin Miller, Gill Coombes, Hilary Brown, Alys Harwood
2013 International Journal of Integrated Care  
Based on a pilot programme, this article reflects on the presence of such barriers at a strategic level and the potential of inter-professional education (IPE) to be a means to enable commissioners and  ...  Achieving these benefits requires programmed design based on principles of adult education and IPE, a commitment from the individual learners, and support from their employing organizations.  ... 
doi:10.5334/ijic.1284 fatcat:3knwlk7qjzbjpp6hbujflvw4ym

Bridging the Bandwidth Gap: Open Educational Resources and the Digital Divide

B Haßler, A M Jackson
2010 IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies  
This paper presents an overview of Digital Divide issues associated with the global disparity in availability and cost of bandwidth.  ...  We give examples and discuss the relevance of this to global use of Open Educational Resources. Strategies for mitigating low-bandwidth challenges are discussed.  ...  Ç 1 THE DIGITAL DIVIDE THE term "Digital Divide" has a range of meanings.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tlt.2010.8 fatcat:cgdx7mj2rffljjzakzfhuvjzfm

Connecting Stakeholders to Bridge the Divide: Upskilling Virginia's Early Childhood Educators

Kathy Glazer, Sara Miller, Christine Schull, Mark Ginsberg, Holly Coy, Bridget Hamre
2017 NAM Perspectives  
Does not include child care administrators/managers, preschool teachers, special education teachers, or self-employed workers such as family child care business owners.  ...  The Economic Value of the U.S. Early Childhood Sector.  ... 
doi:10.31478/201706b fatcat:fwb67djrhffyfjihq7pkq57rze

Bridging the University–School Divide

Dorothea Anagnostopoulos, Emily R. Smith, Kevin G. Basmadjian
2007 Journal of Teacher Education  
We conclude by identifying the challenges of developing horizontal expertise in teacher education.  ...  Drawing on our work creating a cross-institutional collaborative, we identify three processes central to the production of horizontal expertise in teacher education: the exchange of tools, the negotiation  ...  Bridging and Creating Divides The Network and the creation of tools within it addressed an enduring challenge of teacher education -the university/school divide.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022487106297841 fatcat:wnancr34gzewfgvoyc774tuosy

Developing Communities of Praxis: Bridging the theory practice divide in teacher education

Michael James Anderson, Kelly Freebody
2012 McGill Journal of Education  
In an attempt to overcome these real or perceived divides, tertiary drama educators at the University of Sydney constructed a professional experience program based on both the community of practice model  ...  One of the most persistent complaints about pre-service teacher education is that educational theory presented in these programs does not relate sufficiently to the real work of teachers.  ...  This article aims to provide teacher educators with an example of innovative practice specifically focused on bridging the theory/practice divide.  ... 
doi:10.7202/1014864ar fatcat:blwokuuyojbk5l7gtqnivu25iu

Interdisciplinarity: bridging the University and field of practice divide

Cathryn Hammond, Faye McCallum
2009 Australian Journal of Teacher Education  
Modeling inter-disciplinary teaching and learning practices within a critical pedagogical framework has produced powerful learning outcomes for graduates of the Primary/Middle Bachelor of Education degree  ...  Of particular focus are teacher education courses that model interdisciplinary ways of working.  ...  therefore bridging the university and field of practice divide.  ... 
doi:10.14221/ajte.2009v34n2.5 fatcat:zwkrohttobbkzpaxjmltakcr5a

Bridging the preclinical‐clinical divide in response to COVID‐19

Lainey Bukowiec, Vicki Coffin, Linda D. Siracusa, Marygrace Zetkulic
2021 Medical Education  
Delegate In conclusion, the use of freely available social media tools (i.e. WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube) can help deliver medical education to a low-resource country.  ...  The effectiveness of the programme was assessed using invited formal feedback from Webinar 3 (comprising eight sessions).  ...  This innovative response to the pandemic provided a powerful opportunity to bridge medical education's preclinical-clinical divide.  ... 
doi:10.1111/medu.14608 pmid:34414599 pmcid:PMC8447462 fatcat:kqpxlfd7azew5pcp4ugcecmxyu

From Fundamentalists To Structuralists: Bridging The Digital Divide

Ayse Kok
2010 i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology  
The purpose of this literature review is to provide information about several ICT initiatives undertaken in education on a global basis in order to overcome the digital divide and summarise the findings  ...  Due to the limited scope of the study, the bulk of the review mainly concerns initiatives undertaken in secondary schools, through general information regarding other areas of digital development which  ...  Furthermore, the following four important factors to bridge the digital divide have been cited in an ITU report: (ITU, 2002): • Awareness: The state and individuals should be fully aware of the importance  ... 
doi:10.26634/jet.7.3.1338 fatcat:y73xyodatvd55pdmjhcoiq5sgm

Can cloud computing bridge the digital divide in South African secondary education?

C.J.B. Le Roux, N. Evans
2011 Information Development  
to help breach the digital divide that currently exists in the secondary (basic) education sector in South Africa.  ...  The authors believe that South Africa has the required technology and skills to breach the digital divide in secondary education and by doing so set the pace for the rest of the African continent.  ...  Clearly, South Africa has the skills and the capacity to bridge the digital divide in the country's secondary education system.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0266666911401502 fatcat:6ytxxe2ranc7vbiekl2ktbjcz4

Reclaiming the Feminine Voice in American Transcendentalism

Naoko Saito
2020 Philosophy of Education  
Such negative political emotions of fear, anxiety, and hate and the sense of deep divides stir beneath sanitized political discourse.  ...  At the same time, the film depicts the way in which the voices of grassroots activists provide hope for change.  ...  46 e Education of the Feminine Voice: Bridging Divides through Isolation Fuller's American transcendentalism reorients the way we think about political education.  ... 
doi:10.47925/76.1.134 fatcat:rviyv7q2lvh2vhod7zdydmz3kq
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