ICT4D Offline Courses

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PhD programme in ICT4D

Directed by Tim Unwin, Royal Holloway University of London

PhD/DBA programme in ICT4D

Directed by Richard Heeks, University of Manchester

ATLAS Seminar

Run by Revi Sterling at the ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder, it is a PhD Seminar, "with the expectation that it will serve as the basis for a master’s program in ICT for Development".

ICT4SD: Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Development

It's a doctorate course at the ICT International Doctorate School, Università degli Studi di Trento. The lecturer is Valentín Villarroel, from Engineering Without Borders Spain and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Course Wiki hosted by Paolo Massa


Master of Science (MSc) in ICTs for Development

12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time) master at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester. Directed by Richard Heeks.

Master of Science (MSc) in Management and Information Systems: Change and Development

12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time) master at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester. Directed by Richard Heeks.

MSc Practising Sustainable Development

Has a 4 modules (out of 10) specifically on ICT4D
Royal Holloway University of London
Duration: 12 months full-time, 24 month part-time
Directed by Dorothea Kleine

Study ICT4D and work in the field of international cooperation

The Tankyu School, Kobe, Japan
Duration: 2 years

Master's Programme in ICT for Development

Imparted at Stockholm University

The ATLAS Master of Science in ICT for Development

Directed by Revi Sterling, ATLAS Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder


Information and Communication Technologies For Socio-Economic Development

Imparted at KReSIT, IIT Bombay, by Prof. Krithi Ramamritham, Prof. U.B. Desai, Vallieswaran V and Saurabh Sahni, one of the results of this project is that by the end of the course the students would have "created several portals, each in a specific domain, say health, education, agriculture, listing all projects going on around the world for improving the reach of ICT based solutions in those domains".

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)

Two-week and two-day short courses also by the people at the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.

D-lab II - Information and Communications Technologies for Development

http://d-lab.mit.edu/courses/ict D-Lab ICT is an engineering lab class that teaches the use of Information and Communication Technologies to address specific needs in developing countries.
By Rich Fletcher, Victor Grau Serrat (in previous editions is was run by Gari Clifford, Rich Fletcher, Jhonatan Rotberg, Luis Sarmenta, Guruprakash Ranganvittal, Fawah Akwo, Mihir Sarkar)

Nations, Policy & Information Technology (NPIT ) ITEC.654


Subject at 2nd year MBA course by Prof. Erran Carmel, Spring Semester 2007, Kogod School of Business, Washington D.C.

Information and Communication Technologies for Development: Context, Strategies and Impacts (Info 280)

UC Berkeley School of Information seminar on ICT4D "for engineers developing technology for use in underserved regions, social scientists studying the impacts of these projects, and business students assessing the sustainability of development-oriented technology enterprises". With Prof. AnnaLee Saxenian, Mahad Ibrahim and Joyojeet Pal.
Wiki of the seminar
Community of Practice Environment

Advanced Reading Seminar in Information, Communications and Development (Info 290-17)

UC Berkeley School of Information seminar on ICT4D: "This course will provide a foundation for further study and practice in the field of Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD.) The first part of the course briefly surveys development history and theory, reviews previous paradigms of technology and development (e.g. Green Revolution) and introduces critical and multi-disciplinary perspectives on technology and development. We then examine the challenges of designing technology solutions for emerging regions and promising new approaches. Finally, we study applications of ICTD in agriculture, health care, e-government and microcredit.". With Prof. AnnaLee Saxenian and Isha Ray.

An Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Framework for Developing Regions

UC Berkeley and Carnegie Mellon University. With Eric Brewer, Prof. of Computer Science; Richard Newton, Dean of the College of Engineering; Tom Kalil, Special Assistant to the Chancellor.

Curso Internacional de TIC's para el Desarrollo

Universidad Católica Boliviana


ICTs and New Media for Development and Social Change (INAF U6211.001)

Patricia Mechael, Director of Strategic Application of Mobile Technology for Public Health and Development, Center for Global Health and Economic Development, Earth Institute; Matt Berg, ICT Director, Millennium Villages Project, Earth Institute
Columbia University

Human-Computer Interaction in the Developing World

The website has the full syllabus with an interesting bibliography worth visiting.

The Role of Technology in Learning in the 21st Century

Despite the name of the course, which seems not to be related to ICT4D, the syllabus is totally framed in the context of lower income countries.

Certificate Course on ICT for Development

Jointly offered by Development Studies Program, BRAC University and Development Research Network

Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)

This is a third year specialist undergraduate course (GG3077), led by Professor Tim Unwin in the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Information Technology and International Development (PBAF 537A)

By Chris Coward and Raul Roman, University of Washington
Fall 2006
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Fall 2004

IT, Institutions and Development F2007

By Sudhanshu Rai at Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Fall 2007

Las Tecnologías de Información y Comunicaciones como herramientas de Desarrollo Humano: Brechas y oportunidades digitales

Run in Madrid by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in the framework of its summer school.

TIC y Desarrollo Humano

Escuela Universitaria de Informática, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Social Entrepreneurship in ICTD

UC Berkeley School of Information. Run by Paul Braund and Anke Schwittay.


ICT4D Policy Course

http://cms.ict4djamaica.org/html/Home/tabid/36/ctl/Details/mid/494/ItemID/93/Default.aspx ICT4D Jamaica