ICT4D - Class 1.pdf - 1 MPTM 680-01 ICT4D Information and Communication Technologies for Development M a r i a F T r u j i l l o P h D 23 Why cover this

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MPTM 680-01 ICT4D: Information and Communication Technologies for Development M a r i a F . T r u j i l l o , P h D .
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2 Why cover this topic in [email protected]? 3
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3 Jesuit Principles
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4 Jesuit Principles Six values that are known as the principles of the Jesuits Magis : Meaning “more.” This is the challenge to strive for excellence. Women & Men for and with Others : Sharing gifts, pursuing justice, and having concern for the poor and marginalized. Cura Personalis : “Care for the individual person.” Respecting each person as a child of God and all of God’s creations. Unity of Heart, Mind, & Soul : Developing the whole person and integrating all aspects of our lives. Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (AMDG) : For the Greater Glory of God Forming & Educating Agents of Change : Teaching behaviors that reflect critical thought and responsible action on moral and ethical issues.
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5 World-class, values-based education to a diverse array of communities and individuals throughout their academic and professional careers; SCS Mission improve employability and develop workforces; and contribute to building a civic- minded, well-informed, and globally aware society.
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6 Social Justice It’s the right thing to do
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7 So, here we are … Who are you?
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9 Acting IT Operations (IT OPS) Deputy Branch Chief at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the InfrastructureSecurity ComplianceDivision Democratic Republic of Congo. Full-time student in the MPS inPM 2-year, FT MBA spec. financial services technology. MPS/TM. Helpdesk support. IT Business Analysis. Technology flourishin Africa as a whole. Freddie Mac - Supervisor in the Models and Data Analytics. Freddie Mac - IT audit, project management, and data governance across the Enterprise. Partner at SkyQuest Technology Group. Smart Cities Practice in North America
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11 Grant Management Solutions (GMS) Maria F. Trujillo, PhD Deputy Director Capacity Building
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12 Wisdom Tell me, & I will forget, Show me, & I may remember, Involve me, & I will understand Confucius 450 BC
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13 Syllabus
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14 Frontloaded with selected readings Guns, Germs and Steel: Prologue Chapter 10: Spacious skies and tilted axes Chapter 12: Blueprints and borrowed letters Chapter 13: Necessity’s mother Kicking away the ladder: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 4: Lessons for the present Out of poverty: Chapter 10: Poverty and the planet Chapter 11: Taking action to end poverty Think like a freak: Chapter 1: What does it mean to think like a freak? Chapter 3: What’s your problem? Chapter 4: Like a bad dye job, the truth is in the roots Chapter 8: How to persuade people that don’t want to be persuaded Chapter 9: The upside of quitting The Tipping Point: How little things make a big difference Introduction Chapter 1: The three rules of epidemics Chapter 2: The law of the few: connectors, mavens and salesmen Chapter 3: The stickiness factor: Sesame Street, Blue’s Clues… Chapter 8: Focus, Test, and Believe Diffusion of innovations: Chapter 1: Elements of diffusion Chapter 6: Attributes of innovations Chapter 10: Innovations in organizations Chapter 11: Consequences of innovations
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Technology and the Human Fate: What happened before today?
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