eLearning and teacher training in a disadvantaged Brazilian area: A project to assess access, impact and quality
Authors: Cantoni, L., Rega, I. and NewMinE
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Authors: Cantoni, L., Rega, I. and Lab, N.
Journal: Fourth IEEE International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries, TEDC 2006
This paper shows the importance of Information and Communication Technologies in the field of education for developing countries. The opportunities they provide for teacher training in disadvantaged areas are outlined and some examples, specific of the Brazilian context, are reported to show the importance of three main issues Access, Impact and Quality. The paper also outlines the BET-K12 project structure stressing how it embeds the above mentioned issues, relevant not only for producing sound researches but also and above all for the effectiveness, the efficiency and the sustainability of activities aimed at promoting development. © 2006 IEEE.