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No Internet for me, thanks

Among current non-Internet users, almost half (48%) say the main reason they don’t go online now is because they don’t think the Internet is relevant to them — often saying they don’t want to use the Internet and don’t need to use it to get the information they want or conduct the communication they want....

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Iowa’s anemic Internet access

Iowa’s anemic Internet access

3 Megabits per second (Mbps). That’s the peak download speed of Sprint’s 3G mobile phone service. That’s also how Iowa and the United States define ‘broadband’ Internet access: a minimum of 3 Mbps download speed and 0.75 Mbps upload speed. Only 66% of Iowans have access to even this minimal level of ‘broadband’ in their homes....

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K-12 tech integration versus higher ed: Flipped?

K-12 tech integration versus higher ed: Flipped?

[I’m one of five Digital Pedagogy Faculty Fellows this year at the University of Colorado Denver. I’ll be sharing my thoughts all year on this experience, starting with my time at the Digital Pedagogy Lab in Vancouver, Canada.] Just a quick thought… In K-12, we struggle with access. Most schools are trying to get more technology into their...