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Thursday, March 27

  1. page Use of Technology in Poor Inner-City Neighborhoods- Keaton Nichols edited ... The authors go on to explain that the obvious lack of resources is not the only thing to blame…
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    The authors go on to explain that the obvious lack of resources is not the only thing to blame. The distribution of the technology is considered an economic domain, not public which means public funding for technology often faces many challenges. They say limiting the access to the technology can have a negative effect of society as a whole.
    They note that poorer people tend to shy away from technology because it represents an unfamiliar territory for them. They don’t trust that sort of thing in their homes or schools if they don’t know what exactly the piece of technology is or how to use it.
    Calvin,Thomas, (2014) Chicago State University Graduate Student
    My question to academicians like K.C. Turner, twenty years after his study are inner city youth at a disadvantage when it comes to technology in 2014, Wow! DuSable, High School was the first school in Chicago to be connected to the Internet. Lets face it inner city schools and institutions have access to computers and good ones, to explore the realm of education. However, there appears to still be a digital divide and why! Indeed, allow me to answer my own question, Blame the teachers and spout "Why Johnny Can't Read" or holler as a sixties radial would "its the system man. For sure its all three and more. Lets face it when Johnny has a pair of 300 dollars Nikes on his or her feet. And a basic student computer system costs 250 dollars.

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Saturday, November 16

  1. page Bridging the Technology Gap in Urban Schools edited ... The study conducted by K.C. Nat Turner was instrumental in proving this theory. I feel that on…
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    The study conducted by K.C. Nat Turner was instrumental in proving this theory. I feel that on top of providing programs that teach and provide technology to kids, there should be further instruction on how to properly use technology to help enhance their futures. The study conducted in the Winglinsky article did not investigate what the kids used the computers to do, but one can come to the conclusion that not as much time was spent on the computers for urban and Black youth enhancing their media education than their fellow peers. That is what has to change.
    In terms of funding such projects, the truth is what it is: these neighborhoods do not have the money to support such projects on their own. There are some programs out there to help them out some but the problem is bigger than that. There are many external factors that have a great impact on how much money is in these communities that reaches beyond anything technology can begin to solve. Until these bigger economic issues are resolved, there will continue to be a struggle in lower-income, urban communities to gain funding for such programs.
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    Works Cited:
    Eamon, Mary. (2004). Digital Divide in Computer Access and Use Between Youth and Non-Youth. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare.
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Friday, February 1

  1. page Children & Mobile Media Research Report 1 edited ... Has your child ever interacted with any form of mobile media? If so for how long and how often…
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    Has your child ever interacted with any form of mobile media? If so for how long and how often?
    He does use a mobile device in school to help him with his ADHD under supervision and aid of his teachers.
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    Has your child ever interacted with any form of mobile media? If so for how long and how often?
    He does use a mobile device in school to help him with his ADHD under supervision and aid of his teachers.
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