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At IT for Change (ITfC), which works with ICTs and education, one focus has been to examine the capacity of digital technologies to support the goals of social justice and equity. ITfC has attempted to develop and strengthen understanding of the role that digital technologies can play in...

As part of Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) strategy, development of research communications becomes intrinsic to the research process itself and may contribute to answering key research questions. In ROER4D, all research outputs and data sets are made openly...

Researching "in the open" - a practice of releasing interim or draft outputs, early data sets and project planning documents during the course of project activity - requires that researchers and projects take control over curating their own outputs and data. Using a utilization-focused...

These slides depict Open Educational Resources (OER) workshops conducted in South Africa at three South African Universities. Attendance was poor and evidence is cited for further analysis.

Internet penetration, the policy landscape, as well as broadband accessibility and speed, are some of the topics of comparison in this PowerPoint presentation drawn from an overview of Open Educational Resources (OER) research conducted in 9 countries and 3 regions. Country teams, networks, and...

EHealth programs need to consider gender and social and cultural differences to reach their full potential.
EHealth innovations need to be grounded in the local context and blend technical and social processes to overcome the stumbling blocks to better care for isolated populations.
An innovative mHealth project brings vital pregnancy and childcare information to ethnic minority women in Vietnam who are isolated from mainstream health services.
An integrated eHealth platform will now link Peru’s fragmented healthcare information system. A lifesaver for women and children, WawaRed will also improve health planning and policy.
Seven projects on three continents designed and tested innovative ways of using eHealth to reach those with the greatest need: vulnerable women and children.