Technology and Distance Education

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India

Wagner, D., Daswani, C.J., Karnati, R.
Date of publication: 
Wed, 2010-12-01

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India: Impact Studies among Young Children and Out-of-School Youth

The present research began with one main question: How can new technologies
be effective for poor and illiterate children and youth in developing countries?

New Technologies for Literacy and Adult Education

Wagner, Daniel A., Kozma, Robert
Date of publication: 
Sat, 2005-01-01


In January 2002, and in the context of the Education for All and

Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations General

Assembly proclaimed the years 2003–2012 to be the United Nations

Literacy Decade (UN, 2002a), which was officially launched on 13

February 2003. The founding resolution (Resolution 56/116) reaffirmed

Monitoring and Evaluation of ICT in Education Projects: A Handbook for Developing Countries

Wagner, Daniel A.; Day, Bob; James, Tina; Kozma, Robert B.; Miller, Jonathan; Unwin, Tim
Date of publication: 
Sat, 2005-01-01


The overview provides the context for investment in ICT4E, which should ultimately contribute to the

education targets identifi ed in the Millennium Development Goals. It identifi es the need for a more credible

knowledge base to help policy makers more effectively choose from among ICT4E options, and it points to

'Bridges to the Future Initiative' completes two-year ICT for basic education effort with dramatic success

Date of publication: 
Tue, 2007-01-09

Initially launched by the Government of Andhra

Pradesh in 2004, the Bridges to the Future Initiative (BFI) is a landmark for

education in the State. Under this initiative, the International Literacy Institute (ILI), at

the University of Pennsylvania (USA), and in partnership with Byrraju Foundation, IIIT

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