Information and Communications Technology: New Research


Judie Roselli (Editor)
Evan Gulick (Editor)

Series: Media and Communications – Technologies, Policies and Challenges, Electronics and Telecommunications Research
BISAC: COM032000

In this book, the authors present new research in the study of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Topics discussed include the use of ICT platforms to promote women’s emancipation in Morocco; the impact of gender and field study on Iranian students’ English web pages; the impact of ICT on gender wage differences in Spain; educational technology use in the private sector; adoption of ICT-based market information for farmers in Uganda; convergence of telephone and radio in the power contest between Uganda’s central government and Buganda Kingdom; the pedagogical framework for integrating robotics as an interdisciplinary learning/cognitive tool; ICT human resource divides and ICT demands among Chinese civil society organizations; and collaborative learning and ICT. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Bridging Divides in the Arab World: The Use of ICT Platforms to Promote Women’s Emancipation in Morocco
(Sandrine Simon, Open University, Department of Communication and Systems, Milton Keynes, UK)

Do the Gender and Field of Study Have Impact on Iranian Students’ English Web Pages Usage?
(Bibi Eshrat Zamani, University of Isfahan, Department of Educational Sciences, and Sara Shahbaz, Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Iran)

Do Information and Communication Technologies Improve the Female Labor Situation? The Impact of ICT on Gender Wage Differences in Spain
(Diego Dueñas-Fernández, Carlos Iglesias-Fernández, Raquel Llorente-Heras, Economic Foundations, University of Alcalá (Spain),
Institute for Economic and Social Analysis – IAES, and others)

Educational Technology: Policy, Pedagogy and the Private Sector
(Michael Lightfoot, Bahrain Teachers College, University of Bahrain, Isa Town, Bahrain)

Adoption of ICT-Based Market Information and Farm-Gate Prices Received: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Uganda
(Barnabas Kiiza, Glenn Pederson, Department of Agribusiness and Natural Resource Economics, Makerere University, Uganda, and others)

Clash of the Titans: Analyzing the Convergence of Telephony and Radio in the Power Contest between Uganda’s Central Government and Buganda Kingdom
(Samuel Muwanguzi, George Musambira, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, USA, and others)

The Pedagogical Framework for Integrating Robotics as an Interdisciplinary Learning – Cognitive Tool
(Nikleia Eteokleous-Grigoriou, Giorgos A. Demetriou, Antonis Lambrou, Department of Primary Education, School of Education
Frederick University, Cyprus, and others)

ICT Human Resource Divide and ICT Demands among Chinese Civil Society Organizations: Findings from a Survey of More Than 500 Civil Society Organizations
(Song Shi, Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, and others)

Collaborative Learning and ICT: A Prototypal Learning Environment
(M.C. Matteucci, E. Nardini, A. Omicini, University of Bologna, Italy)


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