From Digital Divide To Digital Opportunity

From Digital Divide To Digital Opportunity

by Appu Kuttan, Laurence Peters, Laurence Peters
     
 

Looking at the major issues surrounding the digital divide debate from a historical, political, and global perspective, this comprehensive book offers potential model approaches and country-by-country analysis. Unique in scope and structure, it is both a policy guide and reference book, providing solutions and resources that will help build a community of interest

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Overview

Looking at the major issues surrounding the digital divide debate from a historical, political, and global perspective, this comprehensive book offers potential model approaches and country-by-country analysis. Unique in scope and structure, it is both a policy guide and reference book, providing solutions and resources that will help build a community of interest and foster the exchange of information and best practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810844919
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
0.63(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

Appu Kuttan is the founder and chairman of Cyberlearning, a national education foundation. He is a noted management and education systems innovator and the creator of many terms including "Cyberlearning", "Management by Systems", "Total Tennis", and "Holistic Executive". Laurence Peters directs the Mid-Atlantic Regional Education in Technology Consortium (MAR*TEC), one of ten federally funded centers that provides states and school districts with technical assistance services. Dr. Peters formerly served as a Senior Policy Advisor at the US Department of Education and as counsel to the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights. He currently teaches at the University of Maryland and is president of Edusolutions123, an education consulting firm.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 1 Defining the Digital Divide Chapter 3 2 The Urgency of the Digital Divide Chapter 4 3 The Digital Divide and Education Chapter 5 4 The Global Digital Divide Chapter 6 5 Policy Options for Closing the Digital Divide Chapter 7 6 The Digital Divide Is a Digital Opportunity Part 8 Appendix A: Digital Divide Resources Part 9 Appendix B: Digital Divide References Part 10 Index Part 11 About the Authors

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