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Data caps subsidies like free lunch subsidies? A sustainable model – hmmm!

We’ve heard stories of iPads in schools in Minnesota. They’re great in a lot of ways, customized education, no more heavy books to carry every day BUT they are considerably more  helpful for folks who have internet access at home – interest access that doesn’t involve data caps. 474 more words


Week 5 Educational Hypermedia Research

Reich, J., Murnane, R., & Willett, J. (2012). The State of Wiki Usage in U.S. K-12

Schools: Leveraging Web 2.0 Data Warehouses to Assess Quality and Equity in Online Learning Environments. 506 more words


Digital Divide/Digital Inequality

I recently created a presentation on the Digital Divide using Haiku Deck, which is a pared down piece of presentation software. It can be found here: 324 more words


Keeping children safe from Cyberbullying

On the 22nd and 23rd of September, German and Polish Safer Internet Centers jointly held another edition of their major Safer Internet Conference in Warsaw, Poland. 544 more words


The Hidden Digital Divide - Explore The Data

Featured in SciDev.Net’s ‘The Hidden Digital Divide’ multimedia feature.

This interactive visualisation illustrates how the digital divide has evolved.

We used a data set, compiled by Martin Hilbert from the University of California, Davis, in the United States, to measure the number and capacity of mobile and fixed-line internet subscriptions for 172 countries from 1986 until 2013. 101 more words


Increased broadband providers led to increase in hate crimes

I debated about sharing this not-great news about broadband, but it seemed like an opportunity to promote digital and information literacy. According to EurekAlert480 more words