Information and Communication Technologies for Economic and Regional Developments, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159904188X
  • ISBN-13: 9781599041889
  • DDC: 338.926
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 351 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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The information revolution has completely transformed the global development approach through innovative utilization of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Specifically, in ICT practices for development, contribution of information and knowledge management is significant. Information and Communication Technologies for Economic and Regional Developments includes evolution, planning, development, implementation, and practical implications of diversified development practices around the world, focusing on socio-economic empowerment and regional developments through ICTs.

Information and Communication Technologies for Economic and Regional Developments provides recommendations, success cases and failures of those development practices that can be taken into consideration for future project preparation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Information and Communication Technologies for Economic and Regional Developments Table of Contents.
1: Learning Systems.
2: ICTs and Educational Benefits in Regional Development.
3: Strategies for the Cooperation of Higher Education Institutions in ICT.
4: ICT-Based Learning: A Basic Ingredient for Socio-Economic Empowerment.
5: Applications of Technologies.
6: New ICTs for Conflict Prevention and Management.
7: Technological Innovation, Trade and Development.
8: Support Networks for Rural and Regional Communities.
9: Information and Knowledge Management.
10: Developing a Global Perspective for Knowledge Management.
11: Cultural Knowledge Management and Broadband Content in Development: Open Content Platforms, Copyright and Archives.
12: Holistic Evaluation of the Roles of ICTs in Regional Development.
13: Role of ICTs in Socioeconomic Development and Poverty Reduction.
14: Success Stories/Case Studies.
15: A Dissemination Strategy for the Management of Knowledge in Rural Communities.
16: Role of ICT in Development Process: A Review of Issues and Prospects in South Asia.
17: Potential Challenges of ICT Implementations in Sri Lanka.
18: E-Government Practices in Regional Context: Turkish Case.
19: ICTs as Tools for Poverty Reduction: The Tanzanian Experience.
20: Management of New Genetic Knowledge for Economic and Regional Development of Ethnic Minorities in China.
About the Authors.