Search for dissertations about: "ICT4D"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the word ICT4D.

  1. 1. Education for All in Sri Lanka ICT4D Hubs for Region-Wide Dissemination of Blended Learning

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Peter Mozelius; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; ICT4D hubs; Digital divide; Sri Lanka; Blended learning; Education for All; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : ICT4D, here defined as the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in developing regions, can be seen as one of the most powerful and cost efficient ways to improve the standard of living in the developing world. Many regions in Asia have shown a rapid but heterogeneous development where information technology had a drastic impact on development but often with the problems related to ICT4D 1. READ MORE

  2. 2. The capability approach in ict4d research

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Mathias Hatakka; Örebro universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Informatics; Informatik; ICT4D; the capability approach; development as freedom; education; ICT; development; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

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  3. 3. Play as Freedom Implications for ICT4D

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Pedro Ferreira; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Tech nologies for Development (ICT4D) deals with understanding the relationship between modern technology use and social and economic development. While play may not appear as an immediate concern to the field, a recent body of work has emerged questioning the role of play in ICT4D and the reasons behind its apparent dismissal. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating opportunity by connecting the unconnected mobile phone based agriculture market information service for farmers in Bangladesh

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : M. Sirajul Islam; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; agriculture market information service; design science research; mobile phones; farmers; technology acceptance; artifact design; Bangladesh; least developed countries; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis is framed within the research area of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D), which is concerned with how ICT can make a difference to the lives of the poor. This study focuses primarily on mobile phones and how they can be used as part of an Agriculture Market Information Service (AMIS) in order to provide crucial information to farmers in Bangladesh. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning to learn in e-Learning constructive practices for development

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Annika Andersson; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ICT4D; distance education; constructive learning practices; Structuration Theory; ICT; developing countries; e-learning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science Informatics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; Informatik; Informatics;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns technology use in distance educations and learning practices related to this use. The research was carried out over the period 2005 to 2009 in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and has been reported in 6 published papers. READ MORE