1.What is the digital divide?
2.What is digital citizenship?
3.What is service-learning?
II.How can service-learning help diminish the digital divide?
1.Examples of service-learning at work
2.Personal experiences in service-learning
III.Why is all this important?
1.Effect of ICT skills on the digital divide
2.The Digital Nation
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Digital Divide Network
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