Journal Articles (Communications and Technology)
Items in this Collection
- 5Gow, Gordon A.
- 2Chowdhury, Ataharul
- 2Ganpat, Wayne
- 2Ramjattan, Jeet
- 1Dissanayeke, Uvasara
- 1Gow, Gordon
- 3communities of practice
- 3technology stewardship
- 2Human trafficking
- 2Sri Lanka
- 12004 Indian Ocean tsunami
Alternative Social Media for Outreach and Engagement: Considering Technology Stewardship as a Pathway to AdoptionDownload
Commercial social media (CSM) play a vital role in support of community outreach and engagement. Despite the apparent benefits of CSM, its widespread use raises important concerns about privacy and surveillance, limits on innovation, and data residency for the organizations that increasingly rely...
Enhancing ICT Adoption and Use through Change Leadership: Technology Stewardship Training for Caribbean Agricultural Communities of PracticeDownload
Beginning in 2012, the University of Alberta in partnership with others has been undertaking participatory action research in Sri Lanka and, since 2017, in the Caribbean to foster inclusive innovation through a Joint Education and Training Initiative (JETI). The JETI is developing and testing a...
Project Backpage: Using text messaging to initiate outreach support for victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitationDownload
The use of the Internet and online advertising for solicitation by sex workers has created new challenges for community organizations attempting to reach victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation through traditional outreach strategies. Until recently, prostitution occurred primarily...
Putting the Capabilities Approach into Action (Research): A Comparative Assessment of a Technology Stewardship Training Program for Agricultural Extension in Sri Lanka and TrinidadDownload
Prepared for International Association for Media and Communication Researchers (IAMCR) 2020 conference. This paper reports on a technology stewardship training program aimed at operationalizing the Capabilities Approach with agricultural extension practitioners in Low and Middle-Income Countries...
This chapter describes how mobile phones can play a vital role in building sustainable last-mile early warning systems provided that they are deployed within an effective use strategy. The HazInfo Project was made possible with funding from Canada's International Development Research Centre and...