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Author Alias, Nor Aziah, 1961-

Title ICT development for social and rural connectedness [electronic resource] / Nor Aziah Alias.

Published New York, NY : Springer, c2013.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series SpringerBriefs in electrical and computer engineering, 2191-8112
SpringerBriefs in electrical and computer engineering.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- Chapter 1: An overview of connectedness -- Chapter 2: ICTD and Rural Connectedness -- Chapter 3: A case of Rural Connectedness: The Malaysian Rural Internet Center (RICs) Users' Experience -- Afterword.
Summary ICT Development for Social and Rural Connectedness provides an introduction to the concept of 'connectedness', and explores how this socio-psychological term has evolved during the age of the Internet. The book surveys the principles of ICT for development (ICTD), and closely examines how ICT has played a pivotal role in the rural community development of various countries. To highlight the continued benefits of ICT in these regions, the book presents an in-depth case study that analyzes the connectedness within the rural internet centers of Malaysia. The book is intended primarily for researchers and practitioners as a reference guide to ICTD in rural environments.
Subject Information technology -- Social aspects.
Communication in rural development.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Rural development -- Technological innovations.
Computer science.
Information systems.
Management of Computing and Information Systems.
Computer Appl. in Administrative Data Processing.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781461469018 (electronic bk.)
1461469015 (electronic bk.)
9781461469001