The Digital Divide on 09/10/10

Program: 
The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Fri, 09/10/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Digital Divide for September 2010 - Open Source and Social Media Activism

This month on the Digital Divide, Dave DeAngelis speaks with two guests about how open source technology can be used to improve education. First, Bryant Patten of the National Center for Open Source and Education discusses how to provide students with better technology education and collaborative team skills. Then, Mark Frischmuth of Democracy Lab, discusses how to produce better education policy outcomes.

And Rabia Yeaman talks with Howard Rheingold, author of smart Mobs, and teaches
Participatory Media/Collective Action at UC Berkeley's School of Information, and Digital Journalism and VirtualCommunity/Social Media at Stanford University. They discuss where social media is headed, and how it is being used all over the world to connect activists and like minded souls.

 

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