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MPTM 680-01ICT4D: Information and Communication Technologies for DevelopmentM a r i a F . T r u j i l l o , P h D .
2Why cover this topic in [email protected]?3
3Jesuit Principles
4Jesuit PrinciplesSix values that are known as the principles of the JesuitsMagis: Meaning “more.” This is the challenge to strive forexcellence.Women & Men for and with Others: Sharing gifts, pursuingjustice, and having concern for the poor and marginalized.Cura Personalis: “Care for the individual person.” Respecting eachperson as a child of God and all of God’s creations.Unity of Heart, Mind, & Soul: Developing the whole person andintegrating all aspects of our lives.Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (AMDG):For the Greater Glory of GodForming & Educating Agents of Change: Teaching behaviors thatreflect critical thought and responsible action on moral andethical issues.
5World-class, values-based education to a diverse array of communities and individuals throughout their academic and professional careers;SCS Missionimprove employability and develop workforces;and contribute to building a civic-minded, well-informed, and globally aware society.
6Social JusticeIt’s the right thing to do
7So, here we are … Who are you?
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9Acting IT Operations(IT OPS) DeputyBranch Chief at theDepartment ofHomeland Security(DHS) in theInfrastructureSecurityComplianceDivisionDemocratic Republic ofCongo. Full-time studentin the MPS inPM2-year, FT MBA spec.financial servicestechnology.MPS/TM. Helpdesk support. IT BusinessAnalysis. Technology flourishin Africa asa whole.Freddie Mac - Supervisor in theModels and Data Analytics.Freddie Mac - IT audit,project management, anddata governance acrossthe Enterprise.Partner at SkyQuestTechnology Group. Smart CitiesPractice in North America
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11Grant ManagementSolutions (GMS)Maria F. Trujillo, PhDDeputy Director Capacity Building
12WisdomTell me, & I will forget,Show me, & I may remember,Involve me, & I will understandConfucius 450 BC
13Syllabus
14Frontloaded with selected readingsGuns, Germs and Steel:PrologueChapter 10: Spacious skies and tilted axesChapter 12: Blueprints and borrowed lettersChapter 13: Necessity’s motherKicking away the ladder:Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 4: Lessons for the presentOut of poverty:Chapter 10: Poverty and the planetChapter 11: Taking action to end povertyThink 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 rootsChapter 8: How to persuade people that don’t want to be persuadedChapter 9: The upside of quittingThe Tipping Point: How little things make a big differenceIntroductionChapter 1: The three rules of epidemicsChapter 2: The law of the few: connectors, mavens and salesmenChapter 3: The stickiness factor: Sesame Street, Blue’s Clues…Chapter 8: Focus, Test, and BelieveDiffusion of innovations:Chapter 1: Elements of diffusionChapter 6: Attributes of innovationsChapter 10: Innovations in organizationsChapter 11: Consequences of innovations
Technology and the Human Fate:What happened before today?

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