Digital Divide-The Factors That Cause It.
Posted by aoliveira on July 2, 2006
Earlier on we learnt about what the digital divide is and how widely spread it is . In this post I will emphasize on what causes the digital divide. Like the previous post on this topic I will give a brief summary and then it will be followed by a quick powerpoint presentation. The object of this post is to give overview of what causes the digital divide.
From the previous presentation you have probably gathered that we’re in a bad situation, but what could have led to it being this bad? Well it isn’t just one major cause that made all of this, rather it’s many small facors that contributed to one big disaster.
Here are a few of the factors:
- • Poverty
- • Class
- • Gender
- • Age
This power point presentation will concentrate on going through each of these factors and in turn explaining how it contributes to the digital divide: