Using the power of research to inform ICT integration in education

Dieter Zinnbauer (2007) What can Social Capital and ICT do for Inclusion? Institute for Prospective Technological Studies

Social capital facilitates learning and the acquisition of skills. Learning is a social process and social networks and communities of practices are indispensable spaces for informal learning, providing opportunities for individuals to seek advice, discuss ideas and upgrade their work-related and other skills. A social capital approach aligns itself very closely with the European eInclusion agenda, which aims not only to combat social exclusion in its various dimensions with the help of ICT but also seeks to prevent new generations of ICT from generating new socio-economic disparities.

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