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Using community informatics to transform regions

Author: Stewart Marshall; Wallace Taylor; Xing Huo Yu
Publisher: Hershey, PA : Idea Group Pub., ©2004.
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In many international settings, regional economies are declining resulting in lowered opportunities for these communities, and increased social, health, economic, and sustainability problems. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Using community informatics to transform regions.
Hershey, PA : Idea Group Pub., ©2004
(DLC) 2003008883
(OCoLC)52127707
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Marshall; Wallace Taylor; Xing Huo Yu
ISBN: 159140133X 9781591401339 1591401321 9781591401322 1591402786 9781591402787
OCLC Number: 53241516
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 302 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Section I Perspectives, Policy and Practice --
Chapter I. Community Informatics in Perspective / Wal Taylor 1 --
Chapter II. Community (Information and Communication) Technology: Policy, Partnership and Practice / Peter Day 18 --
Chapter III. Digital Storytelling: Culture, Media and Community / Kevin W. Tharp, Liz Hills 37 --
Chapter IV. Rethinking Schools and Community: The Knowledge Producing School / Chris Bigum 52 --
Chapter V. The Role of Place: Tasmanian Insights on ICT and Regional Development / Dean Steer, Paul Turner 67 --
Section II CI in Rural and Remote Communities --
Chapter VI. The Design and Implementation of Rural Communication Technology Initiatives: Issues and Strategies for Project Planners / Lyn Simpson, Leonie Daws, Leanne Wood 83 --
Chapter VII. Information and Communication Technologies Provision to Rural Communities: The Case of Gutu World Links Telecenter in Zimbabwe / Shirley Chikowore-Kabwato, Isola Ajiferuke 100 --
Chapter VIII. E Bario Project: In Search of a Methodology to Provide Access to Information Communication Technologies for Rural Communities in Malaysia / Poline Bala, Roger W. Harris, Peter Songan 115 --
Chapter IX. Creating and Sustaining Online Communities: Web-Based Services Meeting the Diverse Needs of Regional and Rural Australia / Helen Thompson 132 --
Chapter X. Information Access in Rural Communities: Bridging the Digital Divide / V.S. Venkatesan, Robyn Eversole, Ken Robinson 147 --
Section III Community Informatics for Specific Issues --
Chapter XI. Social Organization through the Internet: Citizens Assemblies in Argentina / Susana Finquelievich 166 --
Chapter XII. Measuring the Effectiveness of Training to Improve Electronic Information Literacy / Nicole Fahey, Wal Taylor 178 --
Chapter XIII. Wired High Rise: Using Technology to Combat Social Isolation on an Inner City Public Housing Estate / Denise Meredyth, Liza Hopkins, Scott Ewing, Julian Thomas 192 --
Chapter XIV. Portals for Older People in Regional Areas: The Greypath Virtual Community / Jerzy Lepa, Arthur Tatnall 209 --
Chapter XV. Hervey Bay in Transition: The Role of Community-Based Information Technology in Overcoming the Great Digital Divide / Wayne Pease, Lauretta Wright, Malcolm Cooper 223 --
Chapter XVI. Using the Internet in a Physical Activity Health Promotion Campaign: The 10,000 Steps Rockhampton Project / Grant Schofield, Kerry Mummery, Wendy Brown, Elizabeth Eakin, Stewart Trost, Peter Abernethy 238 --
Chapter XVII. E-News: Community Interaction through Journalism / Matthew Simpson, Jay Burmeister, Michael Docherty 252 --
Chapter XVIII. Regional Tourism and the Internet: E-Business Structures for Regional Tourism Organisations / Dean Carson, Pramod Sharma, Iain Waller 271.
Responsibility: [edited by] Stewart Marshall, Wal Taylor, Xinghuo Yu.

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