Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Purposeful Learning is Transformative: How Experience with Media Production Tools at a Digital Agricultural Extension in India Suggests an Approach for Deepening the Impact of Educational ICT4D Project

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Kizelshteyn, B. ; Viral Spaces Group, MIT Media Lab., Cambridge, MA, USA ; Lourdusamy, J.B.

While researching Internet adoption by rural and remote communities in India we detected a disconnect between people's perception of computers and Internet access as a means to social mobility and their usefulness to them personally. We then observed an ICT4D program where a successful union between technical skill and purposeful activity was established, as gauged by the young workers reporting far more satisfaction and engagement than any others in our survey. We suggest that future efforts at bringing technology education to the bottom of the pyramid build in clear personal motivators for the students to amplify opportunities for success.

Published in:

Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), 2011 11th IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

6-8 July 2011

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.