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The Changing Landscape of the Global Digital Divide: Opportunities and Challenges for Teacher Education
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, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Antonio, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-61-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Although there has been significant growth worldwide in access to computers and the Internet, the digital divide continues to be a major form of social and economic exclusion for many peoples across the globe. The World Summit on the Information Society (UNESCO, 2003) declared, "[the] common desire and commitment to build a people-centered, inclusive and development-oriented Information Society where everyone can create, access, utilize and share information and knowledge." The presentation discusses the global context of the digital divide and the opportunities and strategies for teacher education to take a leadership role in helping to move toward digital equity.

Citation

Resta, P. (2007). The Changing Landscape of the Global Digital Divide: Opportunities and Challenges for Teacher Education. In R. Carlsen, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2007--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 752-757). San Antonio, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 24, 2019 from .

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