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Digital divide

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Digital divide

  1. 1. Digital Divide What is it? Natalie Willemse DIGC 5110 (itgsopedia, 2016)
  2. 2. “The gulf between those who have ready access to computers and the Internet, and those who do not. There is a ‘digital divide’ between rich and poor, black and white, in terms of computer use” (Google, 2016) Digital Divide (User Generated Education, 2016)
  3. 3. Social Capital Knowledge Capital Human Capital Digital Divide has a direct relationship with the following types of Capital
  4. 4. Social Capital “The networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively.” (Google, 2016) (MBN, 2016)
  5. 5. Knowledge Capital “An intangible asset that comprises the information and skills of a company's employees, their experience with business processes, group work and on-the-job learning.” (Google, 2016) (Measuring the full impact of digital capital, 2016)
  6. 6. “Is a term popularized by Gary Becker an economist from the University of Chicago and Jacob Mincer that refers the stock of knowledge, habits, social and personality attributes, including creativity, embodied in the ability to perform labour so as to produce economic value.” Human Capital (Wiki, 2016) (Pam Moore, 2016)
  7. 7. Impacts of Digital Divide  Social Capital  Access to computers and the internet affects the way in which people communicate with one another  Lack of access prevents certain members of a community from forms of electronic communication and social contact  Knowledge Capital  Computers and internet access have introduced many methods of eLearning  Lack of access denies individuals current trends and critical knowledge  Human Capital  People without access to computers or internet are not exposed to digital or electronic tools that would allow them to enhance their abilities to add value to the community
  8. 8. Suggested solutions for government  Free access to equipment and internet in:  Libraries  Schools  Public Transport  Community based computer training initiatives from the government  E.g. internet on wheels (travelling awareness and training campaigns)  Free tablets for pupils at public schools  Subsidised Broadband access for low-income households  Awareness programs on other media:  TV  Radio  Newspapers

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