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Modernity, mobility and the digital divides

By John Traxler

Abstract

The phrase ‘digital divide’ has been crucial over the last ten years in focusing attention and resources on the issues of access to and use of ICT, including e-learning, by a succession of excluded and marginal individuals and communities. This paper argues however that this is now a dangerously simplistic notion, especially in societies characterised by the postmodernity that has been catalysed by increasing mobility. The paper provides an introduction to some of the ideas and issues

Topics: T Technology (General), L Education (General)
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:generic.eprints.org:442/core5

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