ICT to support the Everyday Life Integration of Immigrants in the European Union: An Online Survey of Connected Migrants - First Methodological Report
AbstractThis methodological report documents the development of an online-based methodology for collecting quantitative evidence on the adoption and uses of information and communication technologies (ICT) by third-country nationals in Europe. The evidence produced by using this methodology is expected to allow an examination of the extent to which technology can accelerate or trigger the process of integration of immigrants in their host societies. This report was prepared as a part of the research study "ICT to support the everyday life integration of immigrants or ethnic minority people (IEM)" (ConnectIEM) which was co-funded by JRC-IPTS and DG INFSO, European Commission. The following external research teams collaborated in the study: the Migration and Network Society Programme (MNS) hosted by the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), the Technological and Social Change Group (TASCHA) hosted by the University of Washington, and a network of local researchers based in the target countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies, Joint Research Centre in its series JRC-IPTS Working Papers with number JRC71583.
Date of creation: Feb 2013
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Digital inclusion; migrants; integration; ICT; survey; methodology;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2013-10-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EUR-2013-10-05 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-ICT-2013-10-05 (Information & Communication Technologies)
- NEP-MIG-2013-10-05 (Economics of Human Migration)
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