Introduction of digital technologies in education - Concepts and experiences

South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH)

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Title Introduction of digital technologies in education - Concepts and experiences
 
Creator Laaser, Wolfram
Exeni, Cecilia
 
Subject Argentina
ConectarIgualdad
digital
digitalization
digital technology
inclusion
netbooks
one laptop per child.
 
Description Abstract During the last decades technologies of information and communication technologies made a lot of progress, which increased the quantity and quality of distance education programs and the upcoming blended learning models. However, some basic difficulties in defining meaningful terms instead of buzzwords, often used in the present debate, will be discussed to raise consciousness of the rather vague terminology. The progress of digital technologies offered also a chance for better inclusion of disadvantaged parts of the population. The focus lies on the young generation of school attendants and how technology-oriented programs can provide better inclusion. We put a regional focus on development in Latin America. To highlight some of the issues discussed before, we will present a detailed case study about the Argentinean project “ConectarIgualdad”. We have also added a brief comparison with some other Latin American Initiatives. Summarizing we list considerations for a successful inclusive application of digital technologies in education. Conflicts of interest: None.
 
Publisher Jacobs Verlag
 
Date 2019-06-06
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://www.seejph.com/index.php/seejph/article/view/1889
10.4119/seejph-1889
 
Source South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH); Volume XII, 2019
South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH); Volume XII, 2019
2197-5248
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://www.seejph.com/index.php/seejph/article/view/1889/1809
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Wolfram Laaser, Cecilia Exeni
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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