The acculturation of ICT among rural women e-entrepreneurs: Issues and challenges

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Abstract

In the effort to increase the participants of rural communities in broadband subscription and usage, a programme to develop e-entrepreneurship among women at rural communities was launched recently. The main subject of this paper is 1Nita Project and this programme is funded under the 2nd stimulus package under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Inovation (MOSTI) Malaysia and the main organiser is.my Domain Registry of Malaysia. Among other participating partners in training and supporting the project are E-Community Research Centre, UKM; NCWO; MdeC; and Malaysian entrepreneurs associations. The objective of this programme is to empower women entrepreneurs at rural community with ICT so they could access and use Internet for promoting their products and to increase their e-participation. The programme has trained more that 400 women entrepreneurs thus far and will continue to train another women entrepreneurs at rural communities in six zones of Malaysia. The paper will discuss some of the issues and challenges and the impact of the women eentrepreneurship programme and the acculturation of Internet among the targeted group.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Proceedings
Pages278-283
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event9th WSEAS International Conference on Education and Educational Technology, EDU'10 - Iwate
Duration: 4 Oct 20106 Oct 2010

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Other9th WSEAS International Conference on Education and Educational Technology, EDU'10
CityIwate
Period4/10/106/10/10

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Keywords

  • Cyber community
  • E-entrepreneurship
  • ICT acculturation
  • Nita Project
  • Rural community
  • Women entrepreneurs

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  • Education

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Abd Razak, N., Aziz, J., Hashim, F., Amir, Z., & Zulkifli, S. H. (2010). The acculturation of ICT among rural women e-entrepreneurs: Issues and challenges. In International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Proceedings (pp. 278-283)

The acculturation of ICT among rural women e-entrepreneurs : Issues and challenges. / Abd Razak, Norizan; Aziz, Jamaluddin; Hashim, Fuzirah; Amir, Zaini; Zulkifli, Shariya Haniz.

International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Proceedings. 2010. p. 278-283.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abd Razak, N, Aziz, J, Hashim, F, Amir, Z & Zulkifli, SH 2010, The acculturation of ICT among rural women e-entrepreneurs: Issues and challenges. in International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Proceedings. pp. 278-283, 9th WSEAS International Conference on Education and Educational Technology, EDU'10, Iwate, 4/10/10.
Abd Razak N, Aziz J, Hashim F, Amir Z, Zulkifli SH. The acculturation of ICT among rural women e-entrepreneurs: Issues and challenges. In International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Proceedings. 2010. p. 278-283
Abd Razak, Norizan ; Aziz, Jamaluddin ; Hashim, Fuzirah ; Amir, Zaini ; Zulkifli, Shariya Haniz. / The acculturation of ICT among rural women e-entrepreneurs : Issues and challenges. International Conference on Education and Educational Technologies - Proceedings. 2010. pp. 278-283
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