This module aims to define social media and describe the various kinds of social media; raise awareness among policymakers and government officials of how social media affects society; describe best practices in the use of social media to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals; develop understanding of the role of social media in governance and discuss its implication for national policy and program formulation; and produce a capacity development resource that can help bridge the knowledge gap between the effective use of social media in development and governance.
This module, designed for government officials in developing countries, aims to help them understand data-driven governance - the intensive and extensive use of data in how societies organize to define and achieve their common future - and assist them in using data-driven governance in their jurisdictions.
The objective of the module is to inform policymakers and contribute to developing their actual gender-related policymaking skills or knowledge for women entrepreneurs.
This module addresses the SDGs through the prism of ICTs. It provides an overview of the intersections between ICTs and the SDGs, drawing attention to the various dimensions and sectors in which ICTs can provide valuable support through national governments’ plans and projects. The module invites readers to explore the various dimensions of the linkage through case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development in Asia-Pacific countries.
This course is still open for enrollment, but an updated version will be published soon. Users will be notified through email once the new version is available.
This module addresses the role that information and communication technologies (ICTs) can play in enhancing the ability and capacity of humans to deal with the impact of climate change and contribute to sustainable development.
Lecturer: Gabrielle IglesiasLength: 1.4 hours / 6 sessions
The module is designed to promote a framework for matching available technology with disaster risk management processes and to provide examples of a range of ICT applications already implemented in different places in Asia.
Lecturer: Gabrielle IglesiasLength: 2 hours / 9 sessions
This module focuses on ICTD policymaking and governance, providing critical information about aspects of national policies, strategies and frameworks that promote ICTD.
Lecturer : Emmanuel C. LallanaLength: 3 hours / 5 sessions
Lecturer: Nag Yeon Lee
This module describes the ongoing development of international policies and procedures that govern the use and operation of the Internet and provides an overview of the issues and specific challenges related to Internet Governance in the regional context.
Lecturer: Ang Peng HwaLength: 2 hours / 4 sessions
This module provides an introduction to basic project management concepts that are relevant in ICTD projects. It introduces methods, processes and project management disciplines commonly used by development and ICT service management practitioners.
Lecturer: Maria Juanita R. MacapagalLength: 2.3 hours / 6 sessions
This module discusses these alternative funding options for ICTD and e-government projects. Public-private partnerships are highlighted as a particularly useful funding option for ICT-based services and e-government initiatives in developing countries.
Lecturer: Richard LabelleLength: 3.4 hours / 7 sessions
The M&E Toolkit helps partners develop and strengthen the M&E system in their institutions. It will assist the partners in determining very important inputs, activities, tools, and resources needed to design, build or improve and implement an appropriate M&E system.
Lecturer: Ms. Ruth D. GerochiLength: 1 hours / 3 sessions
This module aims to enable trainers to design training workshops that are underpinned by effective and appropriate instructional design principles and strategies.
Lecturer: Ms. Ruth D. Gerochi
Length: 20 mins / 2 sessions
This Primer seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society.
Lecturer: Usha Rani Vyasulu ReddiLength: 4 hours / 11 sessions
This Primer provides fundamental concepts and tools utilized in project planning and management. There are two parts to this Primer. Part 1 discusses general concepts/tools in project management for development. Part 2 looks into the use of ICTs in managing projects, and delves into tools and techniques for managing ICTD projects.
Lecturer: Maria Juanita R. Macapagal Length: 3.3 hours / 7 sessions
This Primer is designed to promote a framework for matching available technology with DRM processes. It provides examples of a range of information and communication technology (ICT) applications already implemented in Asia and the Pacific as well as the rest of the world.
Lecturer: Gabrielle IglesiasLength: 1 hour / 7 sessions
This Primer addresses the role that information and communication technology (ICT) can play in enhancing the ability and capacity of humans to deal with the impact of climate change and contribute to sustainable development.
Lecturer: Gabrielle IglesiasLength: 1 hour / 6 sessions
The Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) flagship programme aims to promote women’s entrepreneurship in Asia and the Pacific through enhancing capabilities of women entrepreneurs in ICT and entrepreneurship so that they and their enterprises can become more productive, and hopefully grow and be sustainable so that they can actively contribute to community development as well as to the local and national economy.
APCICT Virtual Classroom Demo
This module introduces disaster risk management (DRM) and provides an overview of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be used for DRM. A large number of examples and case studies on the applications of ICTs in DRM have been included in the module. The module aims to introduce the basic concepts of DRM and the applications of ICTs in disaster mitigation and prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.