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Bailey, Arlene N.; Burke, O.; Weekes, T.; James, M.
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University-Community Engagement and the Role of ICTs for Development
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Proceedings of the Association for Information Systems Special Interest Group on Global Development (SIG GlobDev) Seventh Annual Workshop
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December 14, 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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http:; aisel.aisnet.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1005&context=globdev2014
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1-15
Abstract
There has been increasing interest in university-community engagement, and the various aspects to be considered in implementing initiatives to support the engagement. This paper explores a university’s formal engagement at the institutional level with two neighbouring communities, and the role of information and communication technologies in these initiatives. Through content analysis of focus group discussions, themes are identified which may be useful to universities and communities in planning and implementing ICT for development initiatives to support university-community partnerships.....
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