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Publications by English title: letter I

ICT competency standards for teachers: competency standards modules

The ICT competency standards for teachers have been designed by UNESCO and its partners to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in the service of education.

ICT competency standards for teachers: policy framework

The ICT competency standards for teachers have been designed by UNESCO and its partners to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in the service of education.

ICT competency standards for teachers: implementation guidelines, version 1.0

The ICT competency standards for teachers have been designed by UNESCO and its partners to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in the service of education.

ICT for higher education: Case studies from Asia and the Pacific

With the support of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust, UNESCO initiated a research study on the use of ICT for higher education in the Asia and Pacific region. This publication highlights the results from case studies that investigated the use of ICT in three areas: open and distance learning; blended learning, and administration and management practices.

ICT in teacher education: case studies from the Asia-Pacific region

Studies conducted in recent years demonstrate that information and communication technologies (ICT) can help to broaden access to education and improve learning outcomes. Research has also shown, however, that success in the use of ICT in education depends largely on the ability of teachers to integrate ICT into the teaching process.

ICT training kit and digital library for African educators

An African ICT Training Kit indigenously adapted for local educational needs. An education and development library on pedagogical practice and educational content for basic needs.

ICT transforming education: a regional guide

This Regional Guide grew out of a series of meetings of ICT experts convened by UNESCO’s Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education to explore pedagogy-technology integration. An outcome of these meetings was the publication of Regional Guidelines on Teacher Development for Pedagogy-Technology Integration (Working Draft) in 2005 under the editorship of Shyamal Majumdar.

Inclusão digital e social de pessoas com deficiência: textos de referência para monitores de telecentros

A presente publicação consiste em uma coletânea com orientações para a capacitação de monitores de telecentros, sem conhecimento especializado no trato com pessoas portadoras de deficiência e sem experiência de atuação nessa área.

Indicadores da qualidade no jornalismo: políticas, padrões e preocupações de jornais e revistas brasileiros

Media quality indicators: policies, standards and concerns of Brazilian magazines and newspapers is part of the Communication and Information Debates series, produced by UNESCO’s Brasilia Office. The output of a study developed in cooperation with the Brazilian National Net of Press Observatories (Renoi), this title stresses the need for quality indicators for Brazilian media companies.

Indicadores de qualidade nas emissoras públicas: uma avaliação contemporânea

"Administrations that do not systematically show their accounts to society do not produce or disseminate quality public communications," states the new UNESCO publication on quality indicators for public service broadcasters.

Informação para todos: acesso do portador de necessidade especial

Information for all is the second volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Informação para todos: telecentros acessíveis

Information for all is the second volume in the series Technology, information and integration, which focuses on the contribution of new technologies to social development in Brazil. This volume is composed of three folders.

Information and communication technologies in teacher education: a planning guide

Information ethics

This publication gives a general introduction to information ethics, approaching this issue from the following main perspectives: social, professional, technical, legal and geographical (Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine).

Information for All Programme, IFAP: living information

The vision of the Information for All Programme (IFAP) is of a world where everyone has access to information that is relevant to them and where everyone has the opportunity and skills to use this information in creating better societies.

Information for All Programme, IFAP: report 2004/2005

130-page full colour publication on activities during 2004-05, including information about IFAP funded projects. The report is now available in English, French and Russian.

Information for All Programme, IFAP: report 2006/2007

The Information for All Programme (IFAP) is UNESCO's response to the challenges and opportunities of the Information Society. The last decade has witnessed technological developments at a scale and speed unprecedented in the history of humankind.

Information management resource kit: Digitization and digital libraries module

An e-learning initiative in agricultural information management. This module offers a series of interactive lessons covering the workflows, processes, technologies and skills involved in the creation, management and distribution of digital libraries.

Information policies in Asia: a review of information and communication policies in the Asian Region

The overall aim of this study is to review critically the pattern of information policies that have developed within Asian countries. More particularly, the study aims to identify existing information policies, points of similarity, gaps and innovative practices; and to provide an overall assessment of the state of information policy in the Region.

Information policies in Asia: development of indicators

The scope of information policy is broad. For the purposes of this report, information policy can be defined as the collection of policies and strategies that are designed to promote the development of a better-managed information society. These policies include, but extend beyond, those that are concerned with processes, management, promotion and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

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Iniciación a Internet: autoformación Web Internet para principiantes

Internet para principiantes (Internet for Beginners) is available in Spanish version only.

Initiative B@bel

Initiative B@bel is contributing to UNESCO’s goal of building knowledge societies, fostering universal information access and information lead development. These activities seek to support the development of multilingual content and tools on the global information networks and protect endangered languages and their legacy of traditional knowledge.

Innovative practices of youth participation in media: a research study on twelve initiatives from around the developing and underdeveloped regions of the world

The study offers an interesting range of examples from Ghana, Haiti, India, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Vietnam, and Zambia that best exemplify innovative approaches and strategies adopted by youth in using the media for social and personal development. It will be useful as a research and reference guide to community-based media centres, media education practitioners, non governmental organizations, policy-makers, planners, media professionals, social activists, researchers, etc.

Institutional repository software comparison

The Guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software have been published as part of UNESCO’s Open Access Strategy. The publication compares the features of the major platforms and is intended to help libraries focus on which features will help facilitate the success of their repository.

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Intellectual property rights

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are set of rights associated with creations of the human mind. This module has three units covering the basics of IPR, the components of copyright and the conventions associated with it, as well as the emergence of liberal licensing to share human creation in the commons. The Creative Commons approach permits the authors to exercise their rights to share in the way they intend to. Creative Commons provides six different types of licenses, of which the Creative Commons Attribution license is the most widely used in research journals.

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Interim assessment of media development in South Sudan

The assessment provides the first detailed analysis of the media landscape in South Sudan since its independence. It looks at the legal, regulatory and economic frameworks in which the media in South Sudan operates, their democratic potential, education and training initiatives and the infrastructure that impacts media development in the country.

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Internationalised Domain Names: State of play

Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) have become strongly linked with Internet governance discussions on multilingualism. Of approximately 6 000 languages in the world, only 12 languages accounted for 98% of Internet web pages in 2008. English is the dominant language online. In collaboration with UNESCO, EURid (the .eu registry) presents this study on Internationalised Domain names (IDNs), which explains what an IDN is, gives a brief history and timeline of significant milestones and touches on the policy debate surrounding multilingualism on the Internet.

International Seminar on Assistance to Media in Tension Areas and Violent Conflict, Stockholm, Sweden, 25-27 May 2003

In May 2003, UNESCO and Sida jointly organized a seminar on ”Assistance to Media in Tension Areas and Violent Conflict.” This booklet is a compilation of the discussion papers produced for the seminar, reflecting the outcomes of the discussions.

Internet Governance Forum (IGF): The First Two Years

This book presents a digest of the increasing wealth of knowledge on issues related to Internet governance. The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) provides the institutional home of the IGF Secretariat, which has prepared this book with the support of the ITU and UNESCO.

Internet infrastructure and e-governance in Pacific Islands countries: a survey on the development and use of the Internet

This Report was commissioned by the UNESCO Office for the Pacific States in Apia, Samoa to provide an up-to-date picture of the development and use of Internet infrastructure in Pacific Member States of UNESCO.

Interoperability and retrieval

Retrieving information (IR) is the prime concern of any information storage and retrieval system. This module focuses on interoperability issues, resource description and also the information retrieval in the context of open access resources. The objective is to help readers understand interoperability issues, perpetual access, importance of standards, and the integration of different products in building institutional repositories. The module also focuses on various retrieval features which can be considered for development of IR system for open access resources.

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Introduction to open access

The Open Access movement is gaining momentum, thanks to technology, efforts for quality control and its measureable impact on productivity and further research. It needs to be strengthened with participation of every researcher, scientist, educationist and librarian. This module covers the following issues: definition of scholarly communication and OA, and differentiation between the various forms of OA; rights management, including copyright, copy-left, authors’ rights and related intellectual property rights; and the impact of OA within scholarly communication.

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Iraq: media sustainability index

The Media Sustainability Index (MSI) represents the contributions of more than 50 Iraqi journalists, editors, media managers, and civil society activists. The MSI is a resource for journalists, media managers, free-press advocates, policymakers, development professionals, and donors seeking to strengthen the media.

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