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Computers in third-world schools

David G. Hawkridge

Computers in third-world schools

examples, experience and issues

by David G. Hawkridge

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer-assisted instruction -- Developing countries.,
  • Computers -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Developing countries.,
  • Microcomputers -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-347) and index.

    StatementDavid Hawkridge, John Jaworski and Harry McMahon.
    ContributionsJaworski, John, 1945-, McMahon, Harry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 357 p.
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18720328M
    ISBN 100333498879

    Cite this chapter as: Hawkridge D., Jaworski J., McMahon H. () Training. In: Computers in Third-World Schools. Palgrave Macmillan, London. We would estimate that well over 60% of computers in schools are now over 5 years old and should be discarded. The most recent audit of computer facilities in Irish schools, published in , shows that one fifth of computers are more than six years old and just 4% of computers are located in classrooms, with 58% in dedicated computer rooms.

    Books For Africa remains the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent, shipping over 48 million books to all 55 countries on the African continent since Last year alone, Books For Africa shipped million books, and computers and e-readers containing over , digital books, to 29 African countries. And—if a lack of computers in the schools is a problem in Belize – it is certainly a problem throughout the rest of the developing world. Shortly after returning to the US in the spring of , Berglund established a Minnesota nonprofit company called Computers for .

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This book looks at experience in African, Asian and Arabic-speaking countries that already have computers in some of their schools. It is based mainly on research in China, Jordan, Kenya, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Tunisia. The authors debate policy and practice in the light of experience to date.

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Free shipping for many products. This paper is based on a international cooperative study funded by the Harold Macmillan Trust. Teachers and officials in several African, Asian and Arabic-speaking countries worked with the authors in describing and evaluating how computers arrived in their schools and what the machines are used for.

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