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Explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students’ learning experiences.
Summary Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection examines how students’ access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT)...
The growth of internet and e-commerce has taken identity theft to new levels. This new book defines ID theft, studies how it is perpetrated, outlines what is being done to combat it, and recommends specific ways to address it in a global manner.
Broadband plays a critical role in the workings of the economy and society. It connects consumers, businesses, and governments and facilitates social interaction. Hence, broadband policies are now a vital instrument to ensure the competitiveness of OECD countries and to address pressing societal concerns....
This paper reviews available official statistics on trust and security in the online environment. It discusses whether security concerns are an obstacle to Internet use and examines how people and companies protect their equipment and networks.
This paper presents available (mainly official) statistics on the impacts of ICT and discusses a number of statistical issues associated with ICT impact measurement. It attempts to place ICT impacts measurement into an Information Society conceptual framework and suggests a number of areas for further...
This new portal provides access to a range of broadband-related statistics gathered by the OECD. Policy makers must examine a range of indicators which reflect the status of individual broadband markets in the OECD. The OECD has indentified five main categories which are important for...
Universities could play a stronger role in the economic, cultural and social development of their regions, according to this report, which argues that regional engagement by universities is beneficial both to local development and the institutions themselves.
Among the conclusions of the study is...
Can governments lift their broadband performance rankings? This paper aims to identify the factors that are significant in driving broadband penetration.
This report presents the most recent comparable data on communication sector performance and provides information on policy frameworks in OECD countries. It also provides detailed time series data of up to 10 years for a number of key indicators.
At both the national and regional level, the key concepts that underlie the cluster approach continue to be at the centre of policy formulation. This report analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role-sharing used by 26 programs to promote cluster-based approaches in 14 OECD...