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ERIC Number: ED503328
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 68
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-8-1887-7005-1
Women's Literacy and Information and Communication Technologies: Lessons That Experience Has Taught Us
Dighe, Anita; Reddi, Usha Vyasulu
Commonwealth of Learning
The primary focus of this paper is to highlight why the problem of women's illiteracy needs to be addressed and what experiences exist in using information and communication technologies (ICTs) for this purpose. The paper concludes by identifying strategies and planning elements that need to be taken into consideration when ICTs are used for women's literacy programmes. The monograph includes 6 chapters: (1) Context; (2) Why Women?; (3) Use of ICTs for Women's Literacy: Why is it Important?; (4) What are ICTs?; (5) Women and ICTs: Salient Research Experiences; and (6) Policy and Planning: Strategies for Consideration in the Use of ICTs for Women's Literacy. A Prologue, Preamble and Epilogue are also included. (Contains 27 notes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth of Learning