Community-centered, Project-based ICT4D Education in the Field

A. Bon, J. Gordijn, Hans Akkermans, Viktor de Boer, A.H.J. Baart, Cheah Wai Shiang, Sze San Nah

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Abstract

The growing demand for user-centered, sustainable, collaborative and ecosystem-aware ICT4D programs and projects brings requirements for education of a new generation ICT4D professionals. This paper presents a post-graduate field-based course in ICT4D that teaches how to co-create and deploy community-centered
ICT services. The course has been deployed in Sarawak, Malaysia for a group of computer science, information science and artificial intelligence students. The course design, experiences and outcomes are presented in this paper.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventInternational Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries: Working Group 9.4 - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Duration: 1 May 20193 May 2019
Conference number: 15
https://2019ifipwg94.net

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ConferenceInternational Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries
Abbreviated titleIFIP WG 9.4
CountryTanzania, United Republic of
CityDar es Salaam
Period1/05/193/05/19
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    Bon, A., Gordijn, J., Akkermans, H., de Boer, V., Baart, A. H. J., Wai Shiang, C., & San Nah, S. (2019). Community-centered, Project-based ICT4D Education in the Field. Paper presented at International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of.