Solutions to Enable the Use of TIC in Education in Regions with Low Internet Connectivity:

a Literature Review


  • Flavia Linhalis UNICAMP
  • André Constantino da Silva Federal Institute of São Paulo, IFSP, Hortolândia, Brazil



e-learning, LMS, ICT, offline, digital inclusion, literature review


The lack of Internet access increases the digital divide in the educational sector of developing countries, specifically in vulnerable and remote areas. In this article, a literature review was conducted to identify and to characterize LMS solutions adopted in regions with low Internet connectivity to leverage ICT integration in education. What are the LMS solutions to make the use of ICT in education feasible in regions with low Internet connectivity? Results found that, the Moodle app is the only solution that considers social isolation and can be used in distance education, in asynchronous activities, where there is no stable Internet. This result shows that it is worth investigating other solutions that considers social isolation and can be used in e-learning, with limited Internet access. Other solutions consider access to digital content on a local network, experienced by people living in remote areas with very little or no access to the Internet. The results of this study can be used to consider actions, projects and policies related to e-learning and ICT dissemination, mainly to people in vulnerable situation.


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