Search results for author:"Olivia Kwapong"
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Problems of policy formulation and implementation: The case of ICT use in rural women’s empowerment in Ghana
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 3, No. 2 (Jun 13, 2007) pp. 68–88
This paper sheds some light on the logic of designing a disaggregated ICT policy to empower rural women using information from selected rural areas in Ghana. The study uses survey data from three regions in Ghana to determine the factors influencing ...
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 16, No. 3 (2007) pp. 217–234
Abstract: Open distance learning (ODL) is of special relevance to the training of teachers who should respond eficiently to frequent and fast changes of knowledge. ODL has emerged as a tool for widening access to higher education for women. Compared ...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 2, No. 4 (Dec 04, 2007)
This study used rural household survey data collected from 1000 female household heads randomly selected from all the ten administrative regions in Ghana to examine rural womenâ??s willingness to pay for information delivered via three technologies...
A Comparison of ICT Knowledge and Usage among Female Distance Learners in Endowed and Deprived Communities of a Developing Country
E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (2009) pp. 164–174
Working with the premise that information and communications technology (ICT) has the capacity to make or unmake so far as women's empowerment is concerned, this article looks at the ICT situation among female distance learners in both endowed and...
Comparing Knowledge and Usage of ICT among Male and Female Distance Learners of an Endowed and Deprived Area in a Developing Country in Africa
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2009) pp. 1–17
Distance learning in developing countries has emerged as a way of widening access to education for tertiary applicants who qualify but could not otherwise gain admission due to the limited space in the existing tertiary institutions. The delivery of ...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 7, No. 3 (2008) pp. 35–45
Using rural household survey data collected from 1000 female household heads selected from all the ten administrative regions in Ghana, this paper explored the policy implications for using ICTs for empowerment of rural women. A contingent valuation ...
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 5, No. 1 (2009) pp. 45–56
The potential of ICT for education and sustainable development cannot be underestimated. Using cases from some African countries and data from deprived regions in Ghana, this paper discusses the opportunities and challenges in ICT for education and...
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 3 (2011) pp. 16–28
Inclusive education is critical for nation building. The government of Ghana has put in measures for promoting inclusion from basic through to tertiary level of education. Some of these measures include expansion of school facilities, implementation ...