digital inclusion

Report

22 Sep 2015

As the sixth edition in the UNESCO Internet Freedom series, this study encompasses both quantitative and qualitative assessments of more than 50 declarations, guidelines, and frameworks. The issues contained in these documents are assessed in the context of UNESCO’s interested areas such as access, freedom...

Report

23 Aug 2015

The Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project (FDIP) employs 33 indicators to comparatively evaluate access to and usage of affordable financial services among people excluded from formal financial services across 21 countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan,...

Report

31 Jul 2015

Provides insights into the factors affecting technology adoption for older and disadvantaged people, and provides training and interface guidelines and a potential model for other public housing communities to become more digitally aware.

Research Aims

The experience of social housing communities in...

Blog post

13 Jul 2015

The newly launched Digital Inclusion Outcomes Framework is intended as a single, flexible template for tracking digital inclusion in the UK, and evaluating activities locally. Anyone who chooses to use the framework will be able to demonstrate how their digital inclusion activities contribute to local...

Report

16 Jun 2015

Digital technologies is one of the fastest growing parts of Australia’s economy with its economic contribution growing from $50 billion in 2011 to $79 billion in 2013-14.

Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Computer Society Australia’s have partnered to produce Australia's Digital Pulse which...

Report

16 Jun 2015

This focuses on what jobs and skills we need to develop to ensure our economy continues to grow and diversify. Discussion around jobs often focuses on the here and now. However, if Australia is to maintain a robust economy that is internationally competitive, we must...

Report

11 May 2015

The Adults’ media use and attitudes report gives detailed evidence on media use, attitudes and understanding among UK adults aged 16+. It covers TV, radio1, mobile phones, games, and the internet, with a particular focus on the latter.

Media literacy enables people to have...

Report

2 Mar 2015

It has been five years since the report, Women and Mobile: A Global Opportunity , highlighted the disparity in mobile phone ownership between men and women in low- and middle-income countries and drew increased attention to the issue of women’s access to mobile phones. Since...

Chapter

31 Jan 2015

Purpose Research into the explanations of digital inclusion has moved from investigations of skills and usage to tangible outcomes, what we label here as the third-level digital divide. There is a lack of theoretical development about which types of people are most likely to benefit....

Journal

31 Jan 2015

Sponsored by the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Section (CITAMS) of the American Sociological Association, Volume 10 of the Communication and Information Technologies Annual, Digital Distinctions & Inequalities , brings together nine studies of this increasingly important form of inequality. Drawn from four continents, the...

Book

3 Dec 2014

Making the Connection is an e-book collection of essays commissioned by the Telstra Foundation to explore the issues surrounding access to the digital world for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Five thought provoking essays are included in the collection, authored by a range of...

Video

15 Oct 2014

Older Australians have been slower to engage with the internet and associated technologies the than their younger counter-parts. This presentation uses Australian World Internet Project data to examine this differential pattern of adoption by older Australians and to analyse what older Australians are doing online...

Conference paper

1 Dec 2013

This paper seeks to contribute additional ideas that may foster the more equal participation of all Australians in the growing digital economy, which is the harbinger of far-reaching changes to how citizens will engage with government, business, and each other. In Australia today, with the...

Report

30 Nov 2013

Technological change permeates most areas of society and many different aspects of our lives. The increasing utilisation of information and communication technologies (ICTs), such as the Internet, across all sectors of society has led many to conceive of Britain and other advanced industrial economies as...

Report

30 Nov 2013

This report discusses the options available for training seniors to use computing technology by examining available computer literacy training being offered by ASCCA member clubs, and provides advice to computer trainers and students for efficient computer training.

Some challenges for seniors training...

Conference paper

23 Oct 2013

Most studies about internet use examine how usage differs among users and why. Less attention has been paid to the varied degrees of non-use or low levels of use. Non-adopters of digital media are usually understood as not having access to digital media. However, there...

Report

25 Jan 2013

Executive summary

From activists in Egypt to coffee farmers in Colombia, the Internet has transformed the lives of billions of people. It functions as a gateway to ideas, resources, and opportunities that never could have been realized before, let alone fathomed. All around...

Report

16 Feb 2010

Executive summary

Mobile phone ownership in low and middle-income countries has skyrocketed in the past several years. But a woman is still 21% less likely to own a mobile phone than a man. This figure increases to 23% if she lives in in...

Journal article

7 Aug 2007

Little academic and policy attention has addressed the `digital divide' among children and young people. This article analyses findings from a national survey of UK 9—19-year-olds that reveal inequalities by age, gender and socioeconomic status in relation to their quality of access to and use...

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