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Education and Training in the Digital Era: A Compass for "Building Forward Better" [chapter]

Bianca Christina Weber-Lewerenz
2022 Digital Transformation [Working Title]  
in the Digital Age.  ...  To achieve sustainable digital transformation with a strategy foundation, education and academic training are most essential.  ...  I thank all the experts interviewed in this research. I thank all who strengthen education and training in digital transformation process. In particular I would like to thank my supervisor, Prof. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.102678 fatcat:o5pf4eac3fgltkp5u7qbj7zicu

Advancing Women's Digital Skills and Economic Empowerment through Girls in Tech Indonesia: A Case Study

Isyfi Afiani
2018 SALASIKA Indonesian Journal of Gender Women Child and Social Inclusion s Studies  
This study, therefore, depicts the role of Girls in Tech Indonesia community as a chapter of Global Girls in Tech movement in advancing women economic empowerment through ICT by implementing transformational  ...  Accordingly, in 2016, the gender gap of global internet users was 12% and it grows every year. In response to this condition, a global movement promoting women engagement in ICT has emerged.  ...  Filling the digital gender gap is, somehow, a pressing concern.  ... 
doi:10.36625/sj.v1i1.39 fatcat:xgvz2m5nyfcclamznj2mvgqifq

Mediating the Tech Boom

Erin McElroy
2018 Media-N, Journal of the New Media Circus  
Since the 2011 emergence of the San Francisco Bay Area "Tech Boom 2.0," anti-eviction activists of the region have been caught amidst a maelstrom of media wars involving an amalgam of real estate and technology  ...  In doing so, I ask, how have innovative media arts projects such as that of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, People Power Media, and the Saito Group arisen out of both a media dearth and surplus, not  ...  Chow-White argue, "[N]o matter how 'digital' we become, the continuing problem of social inequality along racial lines persists.  ... 
doi:10.21900/j.median.v13i1.3 fatcat:hxgp67kfcjczfgp46wdk6meuxu

Tech break up

Elizabeth Gerber
2011 Proceedings of the 8th ACM conference on Creativity and cognition - C&C '11  
The method was used in a study to understand peoples' relationship to technologies that enable creative work and reasons and moments for change in the relationship.  ...  Tech Break Up is an early stage research method that enables researchers to gain insights into ways in which people are attached to technology through improvised "break-ups."  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I am grateful to my colleagues and peers in the design community for their contributions to this research, whether through example or critique.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2069618.2069642 dblp:conf/candc/Gerber11 fatcat:47hbyzn4nbgurdvekmogjih2ey

Of Women Tech Pioneers and Tiny Experts of Ingenuity

Skúlína Hlíf Kjartansdóttir, Torfi Hjartarson, Svava Pétursdóttir
2020 Frontiers in Education  
This paper presents findings from a collective case study focusing on the efforts of a grassroots team of seven pioneering women: teachers, IT consultants, and tech enthusiasts.  ...  It attempts to map how makerspaces can be integrated into school practice in alignment with curricular objectives to support diverse engagements, digital literacies and creative design skills.  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS All authors listed have made a substantial, direct and intellectual contribution to the work, and approved it for publication.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feduc.2020.00160 fatcat:7btrgjrvmrfczdvbobesqr5r4e

Does the Gender of Ministers Matter? A Critical Analysis of the Appointment and Performance of Women Ministers under President Goodluck Jonathan's Administration in Nigeria, 2011-2015

Olu Awofeso, Akinola Akinlolu E.
2020 Issues in Social Science  
In a presidential system of government, the executive arm is the highest organ of policy formulation and implementation.  ...  Researches on gender studies often highlight the roles of these appointees, especially in respect to parity issues and the need for equal representation.  ...  shows that gender criteria do matters when appointing ministers.  ... 
doi:10.5296/iss.v8i1.17068 fatcat:sbt6fmpbpzetpffxihqtx5eihi

Exploring the Relevance of Appropriate Training in Digital Education for Women's Employment in Saudi Arabia

Nailah Hassan Gadi
2021 Open Journal of Business and Management  
Exploring the Relevance of Appropriate Training in Digital Education for Women's Em-  ...  This research explores the need for an appropriate training in digital technology on women's employment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  ...  For example, some female teachers trained female students on high-tech Artificial Intelligence (robot) programming and applications, and then they participated in a contest in Canada to view their inventions  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojbm.2021.96167 fatcat:l5lhb4rhkfc5tg5kbhiodzl5ny

Building a Neurodiverse High-tech Workforce

Eleanor T. Loiacono, Huimin Ren
2018 MIS Quarterly Executive  
We describe the experiences of two major high-tech firms (one U.S.-based and the other European) in building a neurodiverse workforce. 2, 3  ...  Worldwide, a growing proportion of the population has some sort of neurodiverse condition, such as autism and ADHD.  ...  Lessons Learned for Building a Neurodiverse Workforce A diverse workforce is essential for companies to compete in the new global digital economy.  ... 
doi:10.17705/2msqe.00001 fatcat:zw7xwihgovgwrozmpidrpf2cq4

Emergency Remote Library Instruction and Tech Tools

Kathia Ibacache, Amanda Rybin Koob, Eric Vance
2021 Information Technology and Libraries  
During spring 2020, emergency remote teaching became the norm for hundreds of higher education institutions in the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  (2) What do instruction librarians perceive as the strengths and weaknesses of these tools?  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We would like to thank Moria Woodruff from the University of Colorado Boulder Writing Center for her help revising this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ital.v40i2.12751 fatcat:n2f4m5vbxzd2lnebovyxv47xfi

Comparing Three Theories of the Gender Gap in Information Technology Careers: The Role of Salience Differences

Kevin A. Harmon, Texas Tech University, USA, Eric A. Walden, Texas Tech University, USA
2021 Journal of the AIS  
This suggests that some of the gender gap in the IT field could be addressed by placing more focus on developing technical learning self-efficacy in both men and women.  ...  We compared three theories that could explain this gender gap in the pursuit of IT careers: expectancy-value theory, role congruity theory, and field-specific ability beliefs theory.  ...  Measurement invariance is a matter of whether a scale functions in the same way in different groups (Vandenberg & Lance, 2000; Widaman & Reise, 1997) .  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00690 fatcat:rphdn5yatnfqrbdjgqj6smqkiq

Economists (and Economics) in Tech Companies

Susan Athey, Michael Luca
2019 Journal of Economic Perspectives  
(Hall, Horton, and Knoepfle 2017) , and the role of gender in labor markets (Cook, Diamond, Hall, List, and Oyer 2018) .  ...  Another perspective on reviews that is natural from an economist's training is to consider the cost of a user's time in writing a review as balanced against the value of information from a review.  ... 
doi:10.1257/jep.33.1.209 fatcat:4yctxtpoc5ez5pleomnej3s5am

Explicability of humanitarian AI: a matter of principles

Giulio Coppi, Rebeca Moreno Jimenez, Sofia Kyriazi
2021 Journal of International Humanitarian Action  
in order to preserve the respect of the do no harm principle even in the digital dimension of aid.In conclusion, while we confirm existing concerns related to the adoption of AI-based systems and ADMs  ...  Recognizing the need for a humanitarian ethics dimension in the analysis of automation, AI, and ADMs used in humanitarian action, we endorse the concept of "explicability" as developed within the ethical  ...  Your tireless and selfless dedication to sharing knowledge was instrumental in laying the ground for many of the questions and sources explored in this article.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41018-021-00096-6 fatcat:4jpvcpuh5vejxo2p4v7hqdc6wq

Brazil [chapter]

Thiago Santos Rocha
2021 Legal Tech  
Furthermore, considering that legal activities are interpretative, the Law cannot be seen as a mere matter of fact.  ...  To achieve the objectives of the Strategy, each body must prepare a Digital Transformation Plan that will contain, at a minimum, digital transformation of services, integration of digital channels, interoperability  ... 
doi:10.5771/9783748922834-487 fatcat:cwgzchaoavhi3df2gnrzc2zhhy

Seeing like a city: how tech became urban

Sharon Zukin
2020 Theory and society  
The emergence of urban tech economies calls attention to the multidimensional spatiality of ecosystems made up of people and organizations that produce new digital technology.  ...  to remake the city for a new modernity.  ...  In New York, despite a progressive mayor's commitment to job creation for "all New Yorkers," the city government remains dependent on Big Tech to create jobs and train "native" New Yorkers for them.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11186-020-09410-4 pmid:32836677 pmcid:PMC7429084 fatcat:qefhjkq5hvhhhn4zh7xl4f2hjq

Corporate Technologies and the Tech Nirvana Fallacy

Luca Enriques, Dirk Andreas Zetzsche
2019 Social Science Research Network  
In fact, the problems arising from the transition to a CorpTech-dominated governance environment may, in the short-term, make things even worse: insufficient understanding of the promise and perils of  ...  In fact, the problems arising from the transition to a CorpTech-dominated governance environment may, in the short-term, make things even worse: insufficient understanding of the promise and perils of  ...  ONLINE 1 (2016). 16 See Kenneth A. Bamberger, Technologies of Compliance: Risk and Regulation in a Digital Age, 88 TEX. L.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3392321 fatcat:ebdwkniavra7ph443suypf6epe
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