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Equity and Technology Publications

Cottrell, Barbara. 2007, “The Pitfalls and Promise of ICT in the Classroom,” in A. Pandian and M. Kell (Eds.). Literacy: Diverse Perspectives and Pointers for Practice. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.

Looker, Dianne 2007, “Gender and Information and Communication Technology (IT)”, in International Handbook of Information Technology in Education, Springer Publishers.

Looker, Dianne and Victor Thiessen. 2003. “Beyond the Digital Divide in Canadian Schools: From Access to Competency in the Use of Information Technology”, Social Science Computer Review. Vol. 21 No. 4, P. 475-490.

Looker, E. Dianne and Victor Thiessen. 2007. “Introduction,” in E. Dianne Looker (Ed.) Bridging and Bonding Across Digital Divides: Equity and Information and Communication Technology. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier Press (forthcoming).

Looker, E. Dianne and Victor Thiessen. 2007. “Digital Distance: Geographic and Cultural Divides in Access and Use of Computers and the Internet,” in E. Dianne Looker (Ed.) Bridging and Bonding Across Digital Divides: Equity and Information and Communication Technology. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier Press (forthcoming).

Thiessen, Victor and Dianne Looker. 2004. “Educational and occupational expectations and aspirations of Canadian youth: Results from the YITS/PISA Study.” report to HRSDC.

Thiessen, Victor and Dianne Looker. 2006(a). “Digital Divides and Capital Conversion.” Information, Communication and Society. Vol. 10 No. 2, P. 159-180.

Thiessen, Victor and Dianne Looker. 2006(b). “Cultural centrality and the transformative potential of information and communication technology for Canadian youth.” (working paper, draft January 7, 2006)

Thiessen, Victor. 2007, “Cultural Differences in Information and Communication Technology Access Use, and Skill Development among High School Students” (with E. Dianne Looker), in A. Pandian and M. Kell (Eds.). Literacy: Diverse Perspectives and Pointers for Practice. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press.

Thiessen, Victor and E. Dianne Looker. 2007. “Bridging and Bonding Social Capital: Computer and internet use among youth in relation to their cultural identities,” in E. Dianne Looker (Ed.) Bridging and Bonding Across Digital Divides: Equity and Information and Communication Technology. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier Press (forthcoming).

Web 2.0 Publications

The Lab+ Manual – Overview of the ACSIS Community Outreach Lab, it’s services and rationale

Which Web 2.0? Facebook, MySpace, and why context matters – Charlene Croft , to be presented at the forthcoming iCS conference, “Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0”, York, UK

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