Monthly Archives: November 2013

Broadband Penetration: More Than Just Internet

If you think that broadband penetration only means internet access, you are sadly mistaken. Broadband refers to a high-speed connection, which has widespread implications for those who are, or are not, connected. Advertisements

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Broadband Penetration: A Matter of Access

In many cases when communicating on the digital divide the focus is on whether there is access to the Internet and information and communication technology (ICT) or not.  By exploring the multiple issues that influence broadband penetration it further opens … Continue reading

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Cyberlearning’s Challenges and Aspirations

While an increasing number of students join online classes in the United States, sophisticated technology lags in cyberlearning.  According to Babson Survey Research Group’s 2012 study, “…the number of students taking online course has now surpassed 6.7 million,” this great … Continue reading

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Creating an Equal World for Cyberlearning

Technology is changing our lives. Some of the changes are more direct in terms of improving our overall living condition, but often times changes are happening in a deeper level – helping us interact with others, access knowledge and grow … Continue reading

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Cyberlearning: Changing the Landscape of Learning

Cyberlearning opens up new avenues for people all over the world to take advantage of technology that disseminates knowledge and the principles of education.  It has the potential to grant people access to courses across geographical distance, time, and socioeconomic … Continue reading

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Cyberinfrastructure: A Foundation for Innovation

The first thought that comes to mind when I think of cyberinfrastructure is one of potential advancement through collaboration.  To get better acquainted with the concept, let’s discuss what the term cyberinfrastructure references.  The National Science Foundation (NSF) in the … Continue reading

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Cyberinfrastructure and Cyberlearning: Bringing Information Together

The term cyberinfrastructure first evolved in the context of long distance research programs. According to United States federal research funders, cyberinfrastructure describes: […] research environments that support advanced data acquisition, data storage, data management, data integration, data mining, data visualization … Continue reading

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