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The Resource Transforming everything? : evaluating broadband's impacts across policy areas, Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu, (electronic resource)

Transforming everything? : evaluating broadband's impacts across policy areas, Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu, (electronic resource)

Label
Transforming everything? : evaluating broadband's impacts across policy areas
Title
Transforming everything?
Title remainder
evaluating broadband's impacts across policy areas
Statement of responsibility
Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Broadband internet use is often heralded for its transformative potential in a broad range of policy areas, but there is scarce evidence on whether this is so, and how it can be utilized most effectively by organizations and communities. While the attribution of change to programmatic efforts is a familiar challenge in evaluation research, broadband technologies present some particular issues for evaluation: the "black box" problem of understanding user behavior; the complexity of theorizing about the interaction between technology and policy-specific processes; and understanding change over time. How can we better address both the challenges and the opportunities for evaluating broadband initiatives? This chapter introduces the plan of the volume in the context of answering these questions"--
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Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Mossberger, Karen
  • Welch, Eric W
  • Wu, Yonghong
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  • Telecommunication policy
  • Broadband communication systems
  • Broadband communication systems
Label
Transforming everything? : evaluating broadband's impacts across policy areas, Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Broadband as experimentation and policy learning / Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu -- The changing context for broadband evaluation / William Lehr -- Measuring broadband and its impacts / John B. Horrigan -- Using random experiments to measure the impact of computers, the internet, and other forms of technology on educational outcomes / Robert Fairlie -- Broadband adoption and ethnographic approaches / Jessica Crowell -- Addressing spatial inequality in broadband use and community-level outcomes / Caroline J. Tolbert, Karen Mossberger, Natasha Gaydos, and Mattia Caldarulo Sharon Strover -- Opportunities and challenges in advancing broadband-enabled government services / Alfred T. Ho -- Digital media's impact on civic engagement : challenges and opportunities for evaluation research on broadband technologies, young people, and citizen engagement / Michael A. Xenos -- Conclusion: Evaluation for the broadband future / Eric W. Welch
Control code
ssj0002539781
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780190082888
Lccn
2021029418
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002539781
Label
Transforming everything? : evaluating broadband's impacts across policy areas, Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Broadband as experimentation and policy learning / Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu -- The changing context for broadband evaluation / William Lehr -- Measuring broadband and its impacts / John B. Horrigan -- Using random experiments to measure the impact of computers, the internet, and other forms of technology on educational outcomes / Robert Fairlie -- Broadband adoption and ethnographic approaches / Jessica Crowell -- Addressing spatial inequality in broadband use and community-level outcomes / Caroline J. Tolbert, Karen Mossberger, Natasha Gaydos, and Mattia Caldarulo Sharon Strover -- Opportunities and challenges in advancing broadband-enabled government services / Alfred T. Ho -- Digital media's impact on civic engagement : challenges and opportunities for evaluation research on broadband technologies, young people, and citizen engagement / Michael A. Xenos -- Conclusion: Evaluation for the broadband future / Eric W. Welch
Control code
ssj0002539781
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Available to multiple simultaneous users
Isbn
9780190082888
Lccn
2021029418
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0002539781

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