Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) as a tool for digital citizenship: preliminary surveys in India and Australia

Vivienne, Sonja, Potter, Martin, and Thomas, Pradip (2014) Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) as a tool for digital citizenship: preliminary surveys in India and Australia. In: Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference (2014), pp. 1-21. From: ANZCA 2014: Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference, 8-11 July 2014, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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Abstract

This article explores the links between Digital Citizenship and e-literacy initiatives that use Free and Open Source Software (henceforth referred to as FOSS). We present early hypotheses arising from initial surveys undertaken in development of a larger research project that compares FOSS-enabled Digital Citizenship in India and Australia.

Item ID: 46066
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: new media; global media and development; citizenship; pedagogy; Free and Open Source Software
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This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Australian License.

ISSN: 1448-4331
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2016 01:30
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0803 Computer Software > 080306 Open Software @ 50%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200102 Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies @ 30%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200103 International and Development Communication @ 20%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8902 Computer Software and Services > 890299 Computer Software and Services not elsewhere classified @ 25%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950299 Communication not elsewhere classified @ 25%
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