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Definition of the noun Telecentre

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noun

  1. A place where members of the public may access personal computers (and other digital equipment) and the Internet, in order to acquire or improve skills.

Explanation

Telecentre: A telecentre is a public place where people can access computers, the Internet, and other digital technologies that enable them to gather information, create, learn, and communicate with others while they develop essential digital skills. While each telecentre is different, their common focus is on the use of digital technologies to support community, economic, educational, and social development—reducing isolation, bridging the digital divide, promoting health issues, creating economic opportunities, and reaching out to youth for example.

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Google previewTelecommunications and Universal Service (1996)

International Experience in the Context of South African Policy Reform by Seán O'Siochrú

The telecentre is a new approach for Telebras. The aim is to enhance the quality of life and promote development activities through the intensive and extensive use of telematic services. The telecentres provide services, in partnership with ...

Google preview10th European Conference on Information Systems Management

ECISM 2016

Components of Telecentres 2.1.1 Services A common characteristic of a telecentre is that it contains a variety of ICT resources (education, training, communication, and business support) that can be made accessible to members of ...

Google previewHarnessing the Potential of ICT for Education (2005)

A Multistakeholder Approach : Proceedings from the Dublin Global Forum of the United Nations ICT Task Force by Bonnie Bracey, Terry Culver, United Nations ICT Task Force

multi-purpose community telecentre is a public facility in the community that affords people the opportunity to use computers, networks, copiers, scanners, telephone, printed materials and audio and video resources for information searching, ...

Google previewTechnology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa (2013)

by Blessing M. Maumbe, Julius Okello

The Masaka telecentre is a market information centre that was established in 2005 under the LIFE project as a pilot scheme. Information provided at the telecentre includes prices of inputs and commodities in Uganda and other East African ...

Google previewExpertise, Talent-telechance Projects (1997)

Final Report by Universidad de Valencia

A telecentre is a company which provides and commercialises services by making use of telecommunication networks. The employees live close to the centre while the clients and users are located at a distance. This approach combines many ...

Google previewInformation and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa: The experience with community telecenters (2003)

by Ramata Molo Thioune, Florence Ebam Etta, International Development Research Centre (Canada), Codesria

A telecentre is an integrated information and communication facility that houses a combination of both new and not-so new ICTs (e.g., television, video, facsimile, telephone, computers with Internet connectivity, and sometimes books).

Google previewCitizen’s Right to the Digital City (2015)

Urban Interfaces, Activism, and Placemaking by Marcus Foth, Martin Brynskov, Timo Ojala

The telecentre is a room equipped with eight computers (Fig. 4). As with other collective spaces in the community, it is collectively run and people voluntarily help one another with technical problems and training. An inhabitant recalls the ...

Google previewAdvancement of Assistive Technology (1997)

by Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe

A telecentre is a company which provides and commercialises services by making use of telecommunication networks. The employees live close to the centre while the clients and users are located at u distance. This approach combines many ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (2003)

by John Feather, Paul Sturges

A telecentre may also operate advice services, or these can be provided by other organizations using its premises. In conjunction with tele— medicine schemes, a telecentre may become a primary healthcare centre. Distance education ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1979)

Volume 27 - Scientific and Technical Libraries to Slavic Paleography by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

followed by the Telecentre (6,000 volumes and 200 current periodicals). The Monetary Authority of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology (2006)

by Trauth, Eileen M.

It is also known as a cybercafe, community technology centre, telecentre, or telecottage. Empowerment: Development of the capacity (either of an individual or a group) to act independently and be able to make and influence decisions and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

, Telecentre: Case studies and key issues. Vancouver: Commonwealth of Learning. Salmon, G. (2004). E-moderating: The key to teaching and learning online.

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Small photo of LODZ. POLAND. 31 MARCH 2009 : Telecentre in Lodz. PolandSmall photo of BISHKEK. KYRGYZSTAN. 19 DECEMBER 2013 : Telecentre building in Bishkek. KyrgyzstanSmall photo of Night cityscape view of Voronezh, View to tower telecentreSmall photo of MOSCOW, RUSSIA - APRIL 05, 2014: Construction site of NTV company telecentre near Ostankinskaya TV tower at spring sunny day, aerial viewSmall photo of Tokyo - February 7, 2015: People walking in the park in the area of Odaiba in a prominent building telecentre Fuji February 7, 2015, Tokyo, JapanSmall photo of Crossroads of highways and railway with electric train near the telecentre, view from unmanned quadrocopter.Small photo of Roads of highways and railway with electric train near the telecentre, view from unmanned quadrocopter. More...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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