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The internet for empowerment of minority and marginalized users

Bharat Mehra, Cecelia Merkel, Ann Peterson Bishop
2004 New Media & Society  
Low-income families, sexual minorities and African-American women are represented in the three studies that employ different research approaches towards a common aim of contextualizing internet use in  ...  This article presents the findings from three digital divide studies, each of which represents a different group of marginalized society members.  ...  Kellogg Foundation for their support of the CNI project and the US Institute of Museum and Library Services for their support of the Afya project.  ... 
doi:10.1177/146144804047513 fatcat:l2amqzwrlfbdxel3df2dnh2fn4

Page 37 of Journal of Education for Library and Information Science Vol. 50, Issue 1 [page]

Journal of Education for Library and Information Science  
Scenarios in the Afya project as a partici- patory action research (PAR) tool for studying in- formation seeking and use across thedigital divide.”  ...  Participatory action research as service learning. In R. A. Rhoads and J. P. F. Howard (Eds.), Academic service learning: A ped- agogy of action and reflection (pp. 57-64).  ... 

Page 1239 of Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature Vol. 48, Issue [page]

Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature  
, research, tables/charts) J AM SOC INF SCI TECHNOL 2002 Dec; 53(14): 1251-8 (22 ref) Scenarios in the Afya project as a participatory action research (PAR) tool for studying information seeking and use  ...  across thedigital divide" (Mehra B et al) J AM SOC INF SCI TECHNOL 2002 Dec; 53(14): 1259-66 (21 ref) IN INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD Methodology for a project examining cognitive categories for library information  ... 

Page 2999 of Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature Vol. 48, Issue [page]

Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature  
research, tables/charts) PATIENT EDUC COUNS 2003 Feb; 49(2): 183-8 (15 ref) MEHRA B, BISHOP AP, BAZZELL | et al: Scenarios in the Afya project as a participatory action research (PAR) tool for studying  ...  information seeking and use across thedigital divide’ J AM SOC INF SCI TECHNOL 2002 Dec; 53(14): 1259-66 (21 ref) MEHRA MR, UBER PA, FRANCIS GS: Heart failure therapy at a crossroad: are there limits  ... 

Portals, practitioners, and public knowledge : a socio-technical analysis of digital teacher education [article]

Lisa Maria Korteweg
2005
This study of professional development portals developed by the UBC research consortium, the Public Knowledge Project, analyzes the research, design and implementation of these PD portals from a social  ...  For a teacher education portal to be accessible and usable, the users, the knowledge documents, the portal infrastructure, and the social context must be in a continuous process of enrollment and translation  ...  Acknowledgments Finding reasons to be, to study, to write and to continue to pursue writing requires important influential people who I wish to recognize here.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0092284 fatcat:j4rmtoj6wjhsnikz5z6m44ussy

A convergence of cultures and strategies to improve Electronic Health Record implementation within a Tanzanian clinical environment

Nicole A Kitson
2011
The research is presented as an ethnographic case study.  ...  This research contributes to understanding the dichotomy between local and expatriate power, and is a timely contribution to existing, but limited, research studies on EHR implementation in Sub-Saharan  ...  In a resource-poor environment where planning is reactive, newcomers can, however, be used as a means to continually plug holes, and distract from the need to plan locally and sustainably.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3ng77 fatcat:su55entofbf7nnigmn6zubhpfm