The increasing significance of digital equity in higher education: An introduction to the Digital equity special issue

Julie Willems, Helen Farley, Chris Campbell

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Digital equity is a complex and multifaceted concept. It includes not only access to hardware, software, and connectivity to the Internet but also meaningful, high-quality, and culturally relevant content in local languages, and the ability to create, share, and exchange knowledge. Participatory citizenship in the digital era involves the right to access and participate in higher education. Indeed, it is a key civil rights issue of the modern world. This editorial provides the context in which the articles in this special issue are located.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Number of pages8
JournalAustralasian Journal of Educational Technology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 29 Dec 2019


  • editorial
  • equity
  • digital equity

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