Digital Divide into Digital Opportunities

Sehrt, Marc
December 2003
UN Chronicle;Dec2003-Feb2004, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p45
Reports on World Link, an independent international non-governmental organization which has provided computer literacy training to thousands of teachers in developing countries. Imperatives for technology-based learning; Teleakademie online training and further education branch of the University of Applied Sciences Furtwangen in Germany.


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