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Giving Thanks to Ten Digital Development Leaders

Giving Thanks to Ten Digital Development Leaders

Published on: Nov 22 2018 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Today in the USA it is Thanksgiving, which used to be a day we gave thanks for a bountiful harvest and successful preparations for winter, but now usually means...
What is the Matthew Effect on Khan Academy in India?

What is the Matthew Effect on Khan Academy in India?

Published on: Oct 20 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Many scholars have identified an interesting phenomenon that manifests when introducing educational technology to populations in developing countries. The Matthew...
Where Are the International Education Program Principles?

Where Are the International Education Program Principles?

Published on: Jul 17 2015 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Recently, I was preparing for an education conference session and I was struck by the lack of design principles international education projects. Now I’m...
Please RSVP: If Mobile Phones Killed the Telecentre, What is Next for Public Internet Access?

Please RSVP: If Mobile Phones Killed the Telecentre, What is Next for Public Internet Access?

Published on: May 05 2014 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
IREX Tech Deep Dive – RSVP Now Back at the dawn of the digital divide conversation, leading organizations invested in telecentres — public spaces where...
What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?

What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?

Published on: Nov 20 2013 by Mike Dawson - Comments Off on What Are the Knowns and Unknowns in m-Education?
It is the question that will not die and doesn’t evolve, as it should. Can technology improve learning outcomes? We have known for decades that certain things...
What Has China Done for ICT4D in Africa?

What Has China Done for ICT4D in Africa?

Published on: May 13 2012 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
In The China-Africa partnership: effective for education?, Stephen Haggard argues that, up to now, China’s presence in Africa has had disappointing impacts on...
Are School Computer Labs a Bad Idea?

Are School Computer Labs a Bad Idea?

Published on: Feb 27 2012 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
I am Michael Trucano and as part of my job, I visit lots of schools around the world to see how they are actually using various types of educational technologies....
10 Worst Practices in ICT for Education

10 Worst Practices in ICT for Education

Published on: Aug 30 2010 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Michael Trucano, a recognized expert on deploying ICT in education, recently blogged about Worst practice in ICT use in education: Here’s a list of some of...