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Digital diversity : youth, equity, and information technology

Author: E Dianne Looker; Ted D Naylor
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfred Laurier University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is about youth, schools and the use of technology in education, and how the actual use of technology is often not what was expected.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Dianne Looker; Ted D Naylor
ISBN: 9781554582860 1554582865 9781554582037 1554582032 9781554581856 1554581850
OCLC Number: 759101547
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 191 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction / Ted D. Naylor --
Chapter 2. Digital Distance: Geographic and Cultural Divides in Access and Use of Computers and the Internet / E. Dianne Looker --
Chapter 3. Bridging and Bonding Social Capital: Computer and Internet Use among Youth in Relation to Their Cultural Identities / E. Dianne Looker --
Chapter 4. Gendered Technologies as Divide, Diversity, and Distraction / Alyssa Henning --
Chapter 5. In the "Ditch" or on the Proverbial "Information Highway": An Investigation of Equity and Technological Literacies in the Preparation and Practice of Teachers / Blye W. Frank --
Chapter 6. Maybe It's Not the Teachers? Investigating the Problem of ICT Integration into Education / Ted D. Naylor --
Chapter 7. "Being hooked up": Exploring the Experiences of Street Youth and Information Technologies / Ted D. Naylor.
Responsibility: E. Diane Looker and Ted D. Naylor, editors.
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Investigates how the resources provided by information and communication technology (ICT) are made available to different groups of young people (as defined by gender, race, rural location,  Read more...

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As a collection, these seven essays challenge conventional assumptions concerning the application of digital media in schools, while examining disparities between educational policies and practices, Read more...

 
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