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Computing in the Developing World

Author: 
Anokwa, Yaw
Issue Date: 
Monday, September 8, 2008
Description: 
This presentation asks the question "Can computing help solve some of the problems in the rest of the world?" The project of scaling up a healthcare systemin Rwanda is explored by the presenter
Keywords: 
developing world, Rwanda, healthcare, openMRS
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Type: 
Instructional Material : Lecture/Presentation
Publisher: 
University of Washington, WA
URL: 
http://cs4hs.cs.washington.edu/displayPage.php?path=./content/Resources/...
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L2-15

Provide examples of interdisciplinary applications of computational thinking.

CT.L3B-01

Classify problems as tractable, intractable, or computationally unsolvable.

CI.L3A-07

Describe how different kinds of software licenses can be used to share and protect intellectual property.

CI.L3A-02

Discuss the impact of computing technology on business and commerce (e.g., automated tracking of goods, automated financial transactions, e-commerce, cloud computing).

CPP.L3B-06

Anticipate future careers and the technologies that will exist.

CI.L3B-02

Analyze the beneficial and harmful effects of computing innovations.

CC.PS-01

Promotional Ideas, such as for recruiting students and presenting parent information nights

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