Section Introduction: Issues and Challenges Related to Digital Equity

Chapitre de livre


État de publication: Publiée (2018 ,14 Octobre )

Titre du livre: Second Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education

Éditeur: Springer International Handbooks of Education

Lieu: New York, États-Unis


Intervalle de pages: 283-286

ISBN: 978-3-319-71053-2

Résumé: Although there has been significant growth worldwide in access to computers and the Internet, the digital divide continues to be a major form of social and economic exclusion for many peoples across the globe. This section focuses on research related to digital-related issues and challenges encountered in the field of primary and secondary education. Five issues and related challenges and possible strategies are identified: 1) access to hardware, software and connectivity to the Internet; 2) access to meaningful, high quality, culturally relevant content in local languages; 3) access to educators who know how to use digital tools and resources; 4) access to high quality research on the application of digital technologies to enhance learning; 5) access to content creation.