ICTs for development: from e-Readiness to e-Awareness


Peña-López, I. (2007). ICTs for development: from e-Readiness to e-Awareness. Seminar imparted in Barcelona, November 20th, 2007 at the Executive Master in e-Governance, école Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Barcelona: ICTlogy. Retrieved November 20, 2007 from http://ictlogy.net/presentations/20071120_ismael_pena_ict4d_from_e-readiness_to_e-awareness.pdf

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Type of work: Seminar


Digital Divide | Digital Inclusion | Digital Literacy | e-Readiness | ICT4D


Information and Communication Technologies for Development: ICT4D
  • Food or computers?
  • Efficacy, efficiency
  • Leapfrogging Development
  • Second Bests
  • Endogenous development
The concept of access and the measurement of the Knowledge Society
  • The Telecommunications Model: limitations
  • The Broadcasting Model: limitations
  • Access vs. Ownership: different solutions
  • Access vs. use
Digital Divide: a holistic approach
  • A five tier model
  • Old and new divides
    • Hardware
    • Software
    • The broadband divide
    • Informational Literacy
    • Content and Intellectual Property
    • e-Awareness and the leadership divide
e-Readiness and Web 2.0 for e-Governance in Developing Countries
  • e-Participation and e-Democracy
  • Censorship circumvention and freedom of speech
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Law enforcement
  • Open Access and access to knowledge