Educational Support on Computing and Informatics for Disadvantaged Groups, An Empowerment Perspective
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Global dissemination of information and communication technologies (ICTs) was supposed to lead to development and reinforcement of global democracy. However, despite the global dissemination of ICTs, realization of equitable enjoyment of its benefit is still seen problematic. Instead of promoting democratic values through the dissemination of ICTs, the digital divide has been reported emerging and widening (Revenaugh 2000).
Accordingly, this article explains how “educational support on computing and informatics for disadvantaged groups” has been understood and investigated as an academic topic in pursuit of promotion and improvement on empowerment activities in this field exercised in real societies. The topic, rooted on a context of research on computing and informatics education among citizens, represents a social concern to be addressed for...
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