Fwd: "Indigenous People and Information Technology"

Donald Z. Osborn dzo at BISHARAT.NET
Tue Sep 14 11:10:36 UTC 2004


The following may be of interest (with thanks to Tobias Eigen of Kabissa.org for
forwarding it.

Don Osborn
Bisharat.net


> From: "Ann Tothill" <ann.Tothill at pixie.co.za>
> Date: September 13, 2004 10:40:52 PM EDT
> To: "Open Knowledge Workspace" <okn at dgroups.org>
> Cc: okn at dgroups.org
> Subject: [okn] CFP - "Indigenous People and Information Technology"
> Reply-To: "Open Knowledge Workspace" <okn at dgroups.org>
>
> This may interest some.
>
> a.t.
>
> ------- Forwarded message follows -------
> Date sent:              Fri, 10 Sep 2004 14:09:06 +1000
> From:                   Geraldine Lefoe <glefoe at uow.edu.au>
> Organization:           University of Wollongong
> To:                     ASCILITE general
> <ascilite-general at vcs.ascilite.org.au>
> Subject:                [ascilite-general:4645] Call for Chapters and Case
> Studies: Indigenous People and Information
>         Technology
>
> Please resond directly to David Wilson, Associate Dean (Education)
> Faculty of Information Technology
>
> Stephen Grant, Max Hendriks and I are editing a book entitled
> "Indigenous People and Information Technology", which will be
> published in early 2006 by the Idea Group, an American publishing
> house specializing in technology, information science, education and
> management.  We would appreciate it if you could forward this email
> to any of the listserves that you have access to in order to promote
> our Call for Chapters.
>
> "Indigenous People and Information Technology" aims to bring together
> expert and up-to-date contributions from leading researchers and
> writers in the field of Indigenous people and Information Technology
> from around the world.  We are especially interested in contributions
> from Indigenous authors.
>
> We invite proposals for two types of submissions:
> - Full chapters
> - Short case studies
>
> CALL FOR CHAPTERS
> Chapter topics will include (but are not limited to):
> - General and theoretical issues surrounding Indigenous adoption and
> participation in Information Technology
> - Barriers and challenges to
> Indigenous access to IT
> - Culturally appropriate technology design
> - Computer education for Indigenous people
> - Indigenous knowledge
> management issues, Indigenous intellectual property and IT, and
> Indigenous cultural archives
> - Development of Indigenous communities
> through e-commerce, remote service delivery, and the creation of
> smart communities.
>
> CALL FOR CASE STUDIES
> Short case studies describing Indigenous IT implementations in the
> field will be included in the book.  These will be 1~N2 - 2 pages
> long.
>
> SUBMISSION PROCEDURE:
> You are invited to submit a 1-2 page proposal by email on or before
> 15th October 2004.  The proposal should include:
>
> - A working title of your proposed chapter or case study
> - An explanation of the topic in paragraph and/or point form
> - Names and affiliations of authors as well as email address of first
> author
> - The country or area of the world to which the chapter refers, if
> reporting on a specific case or implementation
> - Estimated length of paper
>
> FOLLOWING THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR PROPOSAL
> Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by 31st October 2004
> about the status of their proposals and sent chapter organizational
> guidelines.  Full chapters and case studies must be submitted by 1st
> February 2005.  All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a blind
> review basis by 2 expert scholars in the field.  Short case studies
> will be reviewed by the editors.  The book is scheduled to be
> published in early 2006.
>
> If you know of anyone who might like to submit their work for
> consideration, please feel free to pass this information on to them.
> Further details and a full list of suggested topics can be found at
> the "Indigenous People and Information Technology" website:
> http://project.it.uts.edu.au/indigenous-it
>
> Please forward your proposal by 15th October 2004 to:
> indigenous-it at it.uts.edu.au
>
> Best regards,
> Laurel, Max and Steve
> --
>
> Regards
>
> David Wilson
> Associate Dean (Education)
> Faculty of Information Technology
>
> University of Technology, Sydney
> PO Box 123
> Broadway, NSW 2007
> Australia
>
> CRICOS Provider 00099F
>
> Tel:        +61-2-9514-1832
> Fax:     +61-2-9514-4699
> Mob:     0408-629-136
>
> ------------------------------------------
> Dr Geraldine Lefoe
> Coordinator, Academic Staff Development
> http://cedir.uow.edu.au/CEDIR/programs/asd.html
>
> CEDIR
> University of Wollongong
> NSW Australia 2522
>
> 61 2 42 213193 (phone)
> 61 2 42 258312 (fax)
>
> http://rile.uow.edu.au
>
> http://cedir.uow.edu.au
>
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