TC 875: Information and Communication Technologies for Development
Explore the role of mobile phones, computers, Internet cafes, and community radio in bringing about social, political, economic, and environmental change in developing nations.
Get the background you need to understand global poverty, emerging economies, the theory and practice of international development in the context of the African and Asian experience.
Learn how information and communication technologies are being used to promote economic growth, empower women and other marginalized persons, improve educational opportunities, deliver better health services, monitor the environment, promote economic growth, and bring about more responsive government.
TC875 will be built around lectures, in-class exercises, student presentations, and guest lectures by leading scholars and practitioners.
Meets Tuesdays from 9:10 am to Noon. Three credits. Open to M.A. and PhD students, as well as visiting scholars and students.
For more information contact, Prof. Mark Levy, email@example.com, (517) 432-6747.