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RESOURCES: Digital Divide Web Resources

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  • David P. Dillard
    For those whose work involves helping individuals or groups develop computer, technology and internet skills, this resource is one that could be very helpful
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 12, 2002
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      For those whose work involves helping individuals or groups develop
      computer, technology and internet skills, this resource is one that could
      be very helpful as a launching point for a variety of sources for
      assistance and guidance in matters related to the digital divide .

      The United States Department of Education
      Office of Educational Technology
      Digital Divide Web Resources
      <http://www.ed.gov/Technology/digdiv_resources.html>

      Content Sample:

      AEL, Inc.: Regional education lab for Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and
      West Virginia. The mission statement is linking the knowledge from
      research with the wisdom from practice to improve teaching and learning.

      Afterschool.gov: Connects to federal resources that support children and
      youth during out-of-school hours.

      Alliance for National Renewal: Brings together networks of people and
      organizations who want to better their communities.

      Alliance for Technology Access: A non-profit organization focusing on
      bringing technology to disabled children and adults.

      American Association of Community Colleges Working Connections: AACC &
      Microsoft working together to create jobs for the 21st century.

      American Association of School Administrators (AASA): Professional
      organization for educational leaders. Provides agency, program and contact
      information for possible technical grants.

      AOL Foundation: Interactive education initiative (IEI) grants to support
      highly creative ideas for using the Internet to improve student learning.

      Apple Learning Interchange: Dynamic online community where educators
      share, learn and communicate.

      Association for Community Networking: Focused on building community
      networks.

      AT&T Foundation: The mission of the foundation is to educate, engage,
      enrich and empower the communities that AT&T serves. The funding programs
      currently are: Education, Civic & Community Service and Arts & Culture.

      Athena Alliance: Works to promote understanding of the dynamics and
      consequences of the new global information economy.

      Benton Foundation: Works to realize the social benefits made possible by
      the public interest use of communications.

      Black Geeks Online: A virtual community that connects people of color who
      are interested in increasing computer and Internet access and capability
      among the African American community.

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      There is quite an extensive list beyond these resources listed above which
      cover the letter A and part of the letter B in an alphabetical list or
      organizations.


      Sincerely,
      David Dillard
      Temple University
      (215) 204 - 4584
      jwne@...
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