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Title Digital literacy and socio-cultural acceptance of ICT in developing countries / Emmanuel Eilu [and three others], editors.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2021]

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Subject Computer literacy -- Developing countries.
Alt Name Eilu, Emmanuel,
Description 1 online resource (viii, 313 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Note Includes index.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 19, 2021).
Contents Introduction -- HCI design challenges and opportunities in smart farming -- Current HCI issues and novel experiences in E-health -- Interaction techniques and technologies applicable to E-Learning scenarios -- Motivational and socio-cultural designs in E-participation -- Usability, acceptance & user experience issues in E-government -- Current persuasive, social and user experience approaches used in social computing -- Conclusion.
Summary This book discusses the role of human computer interaction (HCI) design in fostering digital literacy and promoting socio-cultural acceptance and usage of the latest ICT innovations in developing countries. The book presents techniques, theories, case studies, and methodologies in HCI design approaches that have been used to foster digital literacy, break the socio-cultural barriers to ICT adoption, and promote the widespread usage of the latest innovations in the health, agriculture, economic, education and social sectors in developing countries. The authors provide insights on how crossing disciplines in HCI such as usability design, user centered design, user experience, anticipated user experience, technology acceptance design, persuasive design, philosophical designs, motivational design, social-cultural oriented designs, and other HCI design approaches have promoted digital literacy and stimulated socio-cultural acceptance and the usage of the latest ICT innovations. The book is relevant in academic, industry and government. Presents theoretical, practical, and socio-cultural approaches to digital literacy challenges in developing countries; Discusses recent ICT and HCI innovations used to transform the health, agriculture, economic, education and social sectors in developing countries; Provides insights on design opportunities and challenges presented in countries where digital literacy is very low and with complex socio-cultural dynamics.
ISBN 3030610896 electronic book
9783030610890 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-030-61089-0
OCLC # 1253475236
Additional Format Print version: 3030610888 9783030610883 (OCoLC)1193130173

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