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New resources about the impact of public access ICTs

It’s been just over a year since we at TASCHA released the Global Impact Study‘s final report,Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter. In the past year, we have been very busy disseminating the findings, participating in discussions about public access and development, and creating various tools and resources based on the…See More
Aug 7, 2014
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

New resources about the impact of public access ICTs

It’s been just over a year since we at TASCHA released the Global Impact Study‘s final report,Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter. In the past year, we have been very busy disseminating the findings, participating in discussions about public access and development, and creating various tools and resources based on the…See More
Aug 7, 2014
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Jun 10, 2014
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

Infographic: Why public access to technology matters for development

TASCHA is excited to release a new infographic based on findings from the Global Impact Study of Public Access ICTs! Many thanks go to the team at JumpStart Georgia for helping us design what we think is a pretty cool visualization of why public access is so important and why it matters to development.Please feel free to share, promote, and…See More
Jun 10, 2014
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"Glad to hear the report is finally out! I've downloaded my copies of the full report and the summary and look forward to reading them. :)"
Jul 3, 2013
Global Impact Study's blog post was featured

Global Impact Study final report released: Connecting people for development

While you’re likely reading this on your personal computer, enjoying reliable and fast internet, millions of people around the world still lack private access to this increasingly necessary resource to function and prosper in today’s world. How do those people connect to digital society? For many, digital inclusion is found at a library, a telecenter, or a cybercafé – their local public access ICT venue. For over a decade, significant investments have been made in these venues. However, their…See More
Jul 3, 2013
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

Global Impact Study final report released: Connecting people for development

While you’re likely reading this on your personal computer, enjoying reliable and fast internet, millions of people around the world still lack private access to this increasingly necessary resource to function and prosper in today’s world. How do those people connect to digital society? For many, digital inclusion is found at a library, a telecenter, or a cybercafé – their local public access ICT venue. For over a decade, significant investments have been made in these venues. However, their…See More
Jul 3, 2013
Global Impact Study's blog post was featured

Report on the impact of access to computers & internet releasing soon - sign up to get a copy

What is the impact of computers in public places like telecentres? How can this impact be measured? What about mobile phones? And what does it mean for the future of access to technology?The Global Impact Study from the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington’s iSchool is excited to announce that we will be releasing our final research report in…See More
Feb 26, 2013
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

Report on the impact of access to computers & internet releasing soon - sign up to get a copy

What is the impact of computers in public places like telecentres? How can this impact be measured? What about mobile phones? And what does it mean for the future of access to technology?The Global Impact Study from the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington’s iSchool is excited to announce that we will be releasing our final research report in…See More
Feb 26, 2013
Global Impact Study's blog post was featured

New report from the Global Impact Study - do mobile phones replace public access?

The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce the release of the Mobile Internet in-depth study research report, Public access, private mobile: The interplay of shared access and the mobile Internet for Teenagers in Cape Town. Led by Marion Walton of the University of Cape Town and Jonathan Donner of Microsoft Research India, this study assesses and describes the interplay between public PC-based Internet access and private mobile-based access for urban teenaged public access venue users in…See More
Dec 6, 2012
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

New report from the Global Impact Study - do mobile phones replace public access?

The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce the release of the Mobile Internet in-depth study research report, Public access, private mobile: The interplay of shared access and the mobile Internet for Teenagers in Cape Town. Led by Marion Walton of the University of Cape Town and Jonathan Donner of Microsoft Research India, this study assesses and describes the interplay between public PC-based Internet access and private mobile-based access for urban teenaged public access venue users in…See More
Dec 6, 2012
Global Impact Study's blog post was featured

Global Impact Study releases user survey data

The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce the release of our user survey data. Over 5,000 public access ICT users were surveyed in libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes in Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, and the Philippines. The data collected through these surveys is now publicly available in both SPSS/SAV and CSV formats. Accompanying the data at this time are two documents: a “readme” file that provides information on the complexities of the data, including survey skip patterns, and…See More
Jul 19, 2012
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

Global Impact Study releases user survey data

The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce the release of our user survey data. Over 5,000 public access ICT users were surveyed in libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes in Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, and the Philippines. The data collected through these surveys is now publicly available in both SPSS/SAV and CSV formats. Accompanying the data at this time are two documents: a “readme” file that provides information on the complexities of the data, including survey skip patterns, and…See More
Jul 17, 2012
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

Does your telecentre ban social networking, gaming, and/or other "leisure" activities?

Photo courtesy of Flickr user ninanordAs discussed in a previous post, communications & leisure tops the list of uses for public access ICT. While this is not surprising, use of public access venues for communications & leisure is often frowned upon, especially if the venue…See More
Jun 29, 2012
Global Impact Study's blog post was featured

What do public access venue users use computers & internet for?

The last few posts, as well as the User Profile paper, have looked at the characteristics of public access venue users and their access to computers and the Internet. As the survey data analysis continues, we’re beginning to look more at the uses of public access venues, and of course, the impacts. The Global Impact Study is mainly looking at …See More
Jun 22, 2012
Global Impact Study posted a blog post

What do public access venue users use computers & internet for?

The last few posts, as well as the User Profile paper, have looked at the characteristics of public access venue users and their access to computers and the Internet. As the survey data analysis continues, we’re beginning to look more at the uses of public access venues, and of course, the impacts. The Global Impact Study is mainly looking at …See More
Jun 19, 2012

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The Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information & Communication Technologies is a five-year project (2007-2012) to generate evidence about the scale, character, and impacts of public access to information and communication technologies. Looking at libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes, the study investigates impact in a number of areas, including communication and leisure, culture and language, education, employment and income, governance, and health.

Implemented by the University of Washington’s Technology & Social Change Group (TASCHA), the Global Impact Study is part of Investigating the Social & Economic Impact of Public Access to Information & Communication Technologies — a broader CAD$7.9 million research project supported by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and a grant to IDRC from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Managed by IDRC, this project includes the Global Impact Study of Public Access to Information & Communication Technologies (this project) and The Amy Mahan Research Fellowship Program, led by Universitat Pompeu Fabra, which aims to deepen the capacity of emerging scholars with the goal of increasing the quality and quantity of research on public access to ICT produced in developing countries.
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Global Impact Study's Blog

New resources about the impact of public access ICTs

It’s been just over a year since we at TASCHA released the Global Impact Study‘s final report,Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter. In the past year, we have been very busy disseminating the findings, participating in discussions about public access and development, and creating various tools…

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Posted on August 7, 2014 at 6:33am

Infographic: Why public access to technology matters for development

TASCHA is excited to release a new infographic based on findings from the Global Impact Study of Public Access ICTs! Many thanks go to the team at JumpStart Georgia for helping us design what we think is a pretty cool visualization of why public access is so important and why it matters to development.

Please feel free to share,…

Continue

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Global Impact Study final report released: Connecting people for development

While you’re likely reading this on your personal computer, enjoying reliable and fast internet, millions of people around the world still lack private access to this increasingly necessary resource to function and prosper in today’s world. How do those people connect to digital society? For many, digital inclusion is found at a library, a telecenter, or a cybercafé – their local public access ICT venue. For over a decade, significant investments have been made in these venues. However,…

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Report on the impact of access to computers & internet releasing soon - sign up to get a copy

What is the impact of computers in public places like telecentres? How can this impact be measured? What about mobile phones? And what does it mean for the future of access to technology?

The Global Impact Study from the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington’s iSchool is excited to announce that we will be releasing our final research…

Continue

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