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8th IDIA Conference Proceedings

IDIA2014 Conference
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
3-4 November 2014

Steyn, J., Van Greunen, D. (Eds). (2014). ICTs for inclusive communities in developing societies. Proceedings of the 8th International Development Informatics Association Conference, held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

ISBN: 978-0-620-63498-4


Conference proceedings Table of Contents

  Title Authors Pages
1 The needs of rural women for social support services delivered through ICT: A field study in Limpopo Province Manti Grobler
Carina de Villiers
2 ICT Skills Training in Marginalised Communities: A Gendered Journey with Lessons or Not? Mathe Ntšekhe
Alfredo Terzoli
Sibukele Gumbo
Mamello Thinyane
3 Women, participation and design in ICT4D: addressing barriers using a co-creation approach Ronel Smith 29-46
4 An experimental methodology to promote and evaluate the use of community networks for civic engagement Mònica Garriga
Esunly Medina
Narcís Vives
5 Towards self-sustaining community networks in rural areas of developing countries:
Understanding local ownership
Carlos Rey-Moreno
Amalia G. Sabiescu
Masbulele Jay Siya
6 ICTs for Inclusive Communities: A Critical Discourse Analysis Maria Rosa Lorini
Izak van Zyl
Wallace Chigona
7 The internet of things for a smart South African grid architecture Nomusa Dlodlo
John Mduduzi Mudumbe
Thembalethu Jama Ndwe
8 Claims of mobile phone use by Kerala fishermen not supported by fieldwork Jacques Steyn
Mohan Das
9 Evolution of ICT4D for Illiteracy Eradication and Knowledge Dissemination for Rural Community Development Shadreck Mudziwepasi
Phumzile Nomnga
Mphenduli Ntsizi
Mfundo Shakes Scott
10 Enabling Intra-Community and Inter-Community Support in Lean Societies Laurie Butgereit 141-150
11 Investigating Ways to Assess ICT4D’s Impact on the Larger Community Marita Turpin
Joan Mwenda
12 One year on: A longitudinal case study of computer and mobile phone use among rural South African youth Lorenzo Dalvit
Fortunate Gunzo
13 The provision of mobile centric services in Higher Educational Institutions: A case of lecturer readiness Baldreck Chipangura
Judy van Biljon
Adele Botha
14 ICT4D HCI Guidelines: A study for Developing Countries Tiago Devezas
Job Mashapa
Loic Ndame
Darelle Greunen
Carlos Carreira
Bruno Giesteira
15 Self-recorded audio feedback as a means to allow young, vulnerable children to participate in design Helene Gelderblom
Jason Yip
Elizabeth Bonsignore
Bester Chimbo
16 The Impact of Mobile Phones on Quality of Life of the Elderly Brett Mealor
Jean-Paul Van Belle
17 The integration of ICTs in marginalized schools in South Africa: Considerations for understanding the perceptions of in-service teachers and the role of training Kanya Nkula
Kirstin E.M. Krauss
18 Migrants, Mobile Finance and Marginalization:
Exploring Remittance Processes and "Ghettoization" in Singapore
Arul Indrasen Chib
Narendiran Sundararajan
Mohamed Sirajudin
Mohamed Jinnah
19 Designing user security metrics for a security awareness at Higher and Tertiary Institutions Fungai Bhunu Shava
Darelle Van Greunen
20 Personal Health Records in the South African Healthcare Landscape: A Socio-Technical Analysis Avuya Mxoli
Nicky Mostert-Phipps
Mariana Gerber
21 A Gap Model for Environmental Information Management in an African Higher Education Institution Brenda Scholtz
Blessing Jonamu
Andre Calitz
22 The Mediating Effect of Task-Technology Fit on mHealth Tool Use and Community Health Worker Performance in the Kenyan Contex Maradona Gatara
Jason F Cohen
23 Rapid and Collaborative Development of Socially Relevant Computing Solutions for Developing Communities Jabu Mtsweni
Hanifa Abdullah
24 Understanding Best Practices for ICTD Projects: towards a Maturity Model Aaron Ciaghi
Adolfo Villafiorita
Lorenzo Dalvit
25 Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) research: the quest for a shared conceptual framework continues Judy Van Biljon
Trish Alexander
26 Designing, developing and testing a mobile phone voting system in the South African context Noluntu Mpekoa 372-385
27 Analysis of ICT Governance Initiatives as a Mechanism to Enhance Corporate Governance, with particular reference to Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Chris Adendorff Brink Botha Sindiswa Tolom Gillian Adendorff 386-406