What Constitutes Good ICTD Research?
Title: What Constitutes Good ICTD Research?
Authors: Jenna Burrell, Kentaro Toyama
Pages: 13 pp.
Source: Information Technologies & International Development, Volume 5, Number 3, Fall 2009, 82–94
Publisher: USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Date (published): 09/10/2009
Date (accessed): 07/11/2009
Type of information: peer-reviewed article
On-line access: yes (pdf)
The emerging field of research that examines the link between information and communication technology and socioeconomic development (ICTD) has been carried forward by researchers mapping methods from their home disciplines onto this new terrain...This article intends to propose some common criteria for identifying high-quality and promising research in the field, a significant challenge in itself, given the diverse range of disciplines involved—from engineering to public policy, from the social sciences to development theory.