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Modernity, mobility and the digital divides

Traxler, John (2008) Modernity, mobility and the digital divides. In: ALT-C 2008 Rethinking the digital divide, 9 - 11 September 2008, Leeds, UK.

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    Abstract

    The phrase ‘digital divide’ has been crucial over the last ten years in focusing attention and resources on the issues of access to and use of ICT, including e-learning, by a succession of excluded and marginal individuals and communities. This paper argues however that this is now a dangerously simplistic notion, especially in societies characterised by the postmodernity that has been catalysed by increasing mobility. The paper provides an introduction to some of the ideas and issues.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    L Education > L Education (General)
    Divisions: ALT-C Conference > ALT-C 2008
    Depositing User: Miss M Jones
    Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2009 15:45
    Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:08
    URI: http://repository.alt.ac.uk/id/eprint/442

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