Weekly study8 hours
The Digital Divide
What can we realistically do to address the digital divide?
In this short course, you will have the opportunity to learn about the digital divide, what information poverty means, and debate the ways artificial intelligence could help in closing the gap by providing greater access to opportunities.
- The difference between access to resources and access to opportunities provided by digital resources
- Different campaigns/efforts to close the digital divide and limit information poverty
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain the relationship between access to resources and information poverty
- Discuss existing initiatives to mitigate the digital divide
Who is the course for?
This course is useful for anyone wanting to fill the STEM skills gap by also closing the digital divide, providing access to opportunities to help individuals and those who are from socio-economically disadvantaged households to learn how to use the internet, find appropriate information to help climb the social ladder and pursue self-improvement.
Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.