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Participatory learning process through ICT4D projects

Author
Lopez, D.; Franquesa, D.; Navarro, L.; Sánchez, F.; Cabre, J.; Alier, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
3rd International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015-10-08
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality
First page
553
Last page
557
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1145/2808580.2808664 Open in new window
Project funding
TRAILER: Tagging, Recognition and Acknowledgment of Informal Learning ExpeRiences
URL
http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2808580.2808664 Open in new window
Abstract
In this paper, we describe how Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) projects complemented by the participatory learning process of Service Learning contribute to the sustainable development in developing countries, while exposing our students to real techniques in the practice of engineering. Developing ICT4D projects has several clear advantages, but requires an enormous effort that is only affordable with the help of the University. We will describe the structure ...
Keywords
Education, ICT4D, Project based learning, Sustainable development
Group of research
CAP - High Performace Computing Group
CNDS - Computer Networks and Distributed Systems
SUSHITOS - Services for Ubiquitous, Social and Humanistic Information Technologies and Open Source

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