Ahmedabad: The country needs programmes for increasing digital literacy in rural areas, and just providing internet access would not be enough, claims a study conducted by a professor of Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedbad (IIMA). The study, titled, ‘Factors Influencing Outcome Expectations and Self-Efficacy in Driving Internet Use in Rural India’, by Rekha Jain, professor
When we talk about the growth of the country, we take various factors into consideration and education is one of them. While urban schools are getting the best of infrastructure, facilities and teachers, schools in rural areas are still struggling for facilities as basic as toilets. Lack of teaching staff and motivation among students are
Rural communities are near and dear to my heart. I have lived in a rural community for more than 40 years in a Northern Wisconsin community bordering the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. If you live in a rural community or are familiar with such areas, you know how important the school is to the community.
Nearly 150,000 schools were closed in the U.S. in the last century in waves of consolidations owing to budgets, busing, algebra and football. Conventional wisdom was that bigger was better and cheaper. Well, that better thing didn’t work out so well and it turns out that there are some diseconomies of scale as a result of
The Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics and Director of the Project on US-China Relations at Yale University, Richard C Levin is more popular… The Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics and Director of the Project on US-China Relations at Yale University, Richard C Levin is more popular among the student fraternity as the chief
E-learning raises the level of education, literacy and economic development in countries where technical education is expensive, opportunities are limited and economic disparities exist… “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” —Albert Einstein. While Einstein’s words may have been intended in good humour, they aptly reflect the fact