Leo Van Audenhove

Prof. dr. Leo Van Audenhove
Researcher
Leo Van Audenhove is professor at the Department of Communication Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He lectures International Communication, Policy Analysis, and Globalisation and the Information Society. He is senior researcher at the centre for Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication a research institute wich forms part of the Interdisciplinary Institute on Broadband Technologies of the Flemish Community. Between 2001 and 2004 he worked parttime as a researcher/advisor at TNO-STB in Delft, the Netherlands. His main areas of interest are international media and communication, the information society and ICT policies, the political economy of Internet media and Internet governance. He has published in international journals such as Third World Quarterly, International Review on Education, Communicatio, Political Communication, Journal of Media Business Studies, Gazette, etc. and has co-authored two books on the digital divide. Leo—together with Luciano Morganti and Tom Lipinski—holds a Jean Monnet Module on European Information Society Policy in a Global Context at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.


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Project Publication
Quick-scan analysis of multiple case studies. SMIT policy method brief, n°1. (2016)

Promoting and measuring digital skills and competences (2015)

Reconsidering media literacy in practice. A comparative analysis of 25 competence models (2015)

Draagvlakversterking voor ontwikkelingssamenwerking: web 2.0 en sociale media als heilige graal? (2015)

Participative ICT4D and living lab research: The case study of a mobile social media application in a rural Tanzanian university setting (2015)

Zone-IT: A location-based & community oriented mobile application for Mzumbe University, Tanzania. Results from the needs analysis and co-design study. (2014)

Zone-IT: A location-based & community oriented mobile application for the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Results from the needs analysis and co-design study. (2014)

Participative ICT4D: living lab research in a rural Tanzanian university setting (2014)

Van digitale naar maatschappelijke participatie: Opportuniteiten en uitdagingen (2013)

New and social media for strengthening the public support among young people for development cooperation: instant karma? (2013)

Info - Special Issue: New directions in internet governance research (2013)

Quickscan analyse en diepteonderzoek naar de mogelijkheden van nieuwe media voor het draagvlak voor ontwikkelingssamenwerking bij jongeren (2013)

Policy paper: New and social media and public support for development cooperation (2013)

Onderzoek naar de mogelijkheden van nieuwe media voor het versterken van het draagvlak voor ontwikkelingssamenwerking bij jongeren: Input voor conceptnota (2013)

Digitale inclusie : Het middenveld als structurele partners (2012)

Towards a multi-stakeholders approach for digital inclusion: A case study of Ghent’s ‘Digitaal.Talent’ policy program. (2012)

Meetbaarheid van digitale inclusie. Onderzoeksrapport in opdracht van Digipolis en Stad Gent. (2012)

Digitale inclusie & beleid in Gent. Onderzoeksrapport in opdracht van Digipolis en Stad Gent. (2012)

Surveillance and regulating code: an analysis of graduated response in France (2012)

Using new technologies for stimulating interpersonal communication on HIV and AIDS (2012)

Mediageletterdheid en digitale vaardigheden: Naar een multidimensioneel model van digitale uitsluiting (2011)

Fifteen years of universal access policies
 in South Africa. A genealogy of the telecentre concept and its related
 policies (2011)

The Internet: an open communication network? Studying online copyright enforcement policy from a communication science perspective (2011)

Surveillance and regulating code: an analysis of graduated response in France (2011)

Challenges and Opportunities of Participation in Primary HIV & AIDS Prevention: Findings from an Interactive Web-based Intervention (2010)

Discourses in International Information Society Policy before the World Summit on the Information Society (2010)

De digitale kloof van de tweede graad in Vlaanderen. (2010)

Van digitale kloof naar digitale geletterdheid: sociale uitsluiting in het internettijdperk. (2010)

Implementing e-inclusion in Flanders: going beyond access? A critical analysis of e-inclusion initiatives and their ability to improve multiple digital literacies. (2010)

e-Learning and undereducated learners: barriers and opportunities (2010)

Embedding e-inclusion initiatives in people's daily reality: The role of social networks in tackling the digital divide. (2010)

e-Inclusion and people in poverty: Implementation and pedagogical approach for a long-term use of ICT (2010)

Workshop n.a.v. de evaluatie van het nationale Actieplan ter bestrijding van de digitale kloof. (2010)

e-Learning en e-Inclusie. Een kwalitatieve analyse van een aantal laagdrempelige e-learning en ICT-cursussen bij VDAB (2010)

e-Learning, een geleerde toekomst voor iedereen? Een kwalitatief onderzoek naar de drempels van e-learning modaliteiten voor laagopgeleiden. (2010)

Workshop n.a.v. de evaluatie van het Nationale Actieplan ter bestrijding van de digitale kloof. (2010)

Graduated response and the emergence of a European surveillance society (2010)

e-Learning and undereducated learners: barriers and opportunities. (2010)

The Belgian e-ID and its complex path to implementation and innovational change (2010)

Towards a European surveillance society? Combating copyright infringement through graduated response initiatives in France and the United Kingdom. (2010)

The Belgian e-ID case. Identity of persons and documents. The role of governments in providing eSignatures (2009)

ICT as the new red ribbon? Exploring the opportunities of new technologies for innovative communication strategies in the field of primary HIV and AIDS prevention at the University of the Western Cape. (2009)

Meda Telecom Project. New Approaches to Telecommunications Policy in Mediterranean Countries. Case Study Collection. Editing of the CD-Rom, Website and Handbook for Telecommunications Policy. for European Network for Communication and Information Policy ( (2009)

An assumptional analysis of the Creative Content Online public consultation by the European Commission (2009)

Synthesis of the discussion. Welfare and the Information Society (2009)

E-Democratie for Flanders. An assessment of European practice. viWTA/Vlaams Parlement (2009)

Telecommunications and Information Society Policy in the Developing World: The dominant scenario reassessed (2009)

Transnational Civil Society in the Networked Society. A study on the relation between ICTs and the rise of a transnational civil society. Final Report. Terra 2000. Work Package Integration: Story of Terra and Problematique. Eu Project under IST 2000. End (2009)

Introduction: Beyond the Digital Divide (2009)

Towards a more integrated information society policy in South Africa: An overview of political rhetoric and policy initiatives between 1994 and 2000 (2009)

Towards a more integrated information society policy in South Africa: An overview of political rhetoric and policy initiatives between 1994 and 2000 (2009)

Online Political Debate, Unbounded Citizenship and the Problematic Nature of a Transnational Public Sphere' Political Communication (2009)

Theories of the Information society. Recent contributions and their relevance for the developing world (2009)

Discourse and Reality in International Information Society Policy. The dominant scenario and its application in the developing world (2009)

La Societa dell'informazione Europea e il suo futuro (2009)

ICT4D in de informatiesamenleving - Oude wijn in nieuwe zakken. (2009)

Graduated response in Europe. An analysis of initiatives and stakeholder discourses. (2009)

Information and Communication Technology Policy in Africa: A critical analysis of rhetoric and practice (2009)

De rol van het Internet in de transnationalisering van het sociale middenveld en burgerschap (2009)

An Analysis of Information Policy In South Africa (2009)

De rol van nieuwe media in het vergroten van draagvlak voor ontwikkelingssamenwerking (2009)

Die Zukunft der internationalen und interkulturellen kommunikationsforschung (2009)

Wireless city networks. Initiatives in the United States and Europe (2009)

De inpasbaarheid van innovatieve leervormen in het dagelijks leven van personen. Een analyse van de resultaten van de gebruikerstesten middels een proxy - TWINIC - in samenwerking met de docenten van HoGent, Campus Vesalius. (2009)

Results of the Belspo research into digital strategies for HIV and AIDS campaigning in a South African university context. (2008)

The Business Ecosystem Surrounding Digital Video DRM (2008)

ICT as the new red ribbon: hot or not? Results of the Belspo research into digital strategies for HIV and AIDS campaigning in a South African university context (2008)

Fighting AIDS fatigue by using digital strategies in primary prevention campaigns: insights from a case study among South African university students. Poster presented at the IAMCR Conference (2008)

ICT as the new red ribbon: hot or not? Results of the BELSPO research into digital strategies for HIV and AIDS campaigning in a South African University context. Research conducted at the expense of the Belgian State, supported by the Belgian Science Poli (2008)

Beleidsaanbevelingen betreffende ‘Gebruiksvriendelijke ICT voor mensen in armoede in Vlaanderen, Beleidsvoorbereidende Workshop ‘Product- en dienstenontwerp van ICT’, Vlaams Steunpunt Nieuwe Geletterdheid. (2008)

e-Learning en e-inclusie initiatieven: Een kwalitatieve analyse van een aantal laagdrempelige e-learning en ICT-cursussen bij VDAB, IBBT Acknowledge project, WP1 D.1.3. - Vereisten laagdrempelige User Experience. (2008)

Newspapers on Electronic Paper Devices: A Scenario Analysis of Possible Business Models. (2008)

The cultural industries and upcoming forms of regulation and self-regulation, GigaNet Symposium (Global Internet Governance Academic Forum). (2007)

Towards a political economy of the Internet. Controls over space, time and speed’, The Myth of the global Internet, ECREA Symposium (2007)

Wireless City Networks. A comparative analysis of US-EU initiatives on motivations, goals, services and their relation to network structure, TPRC-Telecommunications Policy Research Conference. (2007)

‘Multichannel e-government. A reality check by way of in-depth user and usability research in Flanders’, International Conference on eGovernment. (2007)

Fighting the AIDS fatigue with a digital campaign. Paper presented at the workshop 'Breaking the Silence. Teaching and the AIDS pandemic' (2007)

‘Business Models for Wireless City Networks in the EU and US: Roles, Inputs and Influence of Public Bodies’, ITS European Regional Conference. (2007)

Government Policy and Wireless City Networks. A comparative analysis of motivations, goals, services and their relation to network structure, IAMCR-International Association for Media and Communication Research. (2007)

Changing Content Industry Structures: the case of digital netwspapers on ePaper mobile devices. Paper presented at ELPUB 2007 (the 11th International Conference on Electronic Publishing) (2007)

The Mobile Digital Newspaper – Business Models for ePaper devices. Presentation at Pressens Fællesindkøb Media Conference 2007 (2007)

Business models for digital mobile news: ePaper and the transformation of actors and roles in the newspaper value network. Paper presented at the 2006 IAMCR Conference (2006)

Competition and/or Innovation Policy in Small Markets? Questions around Flemish Initiatives on iDTV, Digital Archiving and DVB-H. Presentation delivered at the BILA II workshop (2006)

Deliverable WP 5.1: Business Modeling - Business Scenarios voor ePaper in de Vlaamse context. Final Deliverable for E-PAPER, IBBT (2006)

E-democracy. Towards a new democracy? (2006)

Urbizone. International best practice of wireless city networks. Research report prepared for 'Centrum voor Informatica voor het Brussels Gewest'. (2006)

Neue Demokratie durch neue Medien? (2005)

De digitale kloof in perspectief. Van empirische en theoretische analyse tot beleidsaanbevelingen (2004)

E-Democratie voor Vlaanderen. Een stand van zaken. Onderzoeksrapport in opdracht van viWTA/Vlaams Parlement (2004)

ICT’s en onderwijs in het Zuiden (2003)

Beyond the Digital Divide: reducing exclusion and fostering inclusion (2003)

Beyond The Digital Divide (2003)

Vlamm@ - De Vlaamse MultiMedia Actoren (2003)

The digital divide in developing countries: towards an information society in Africa (2001)

Internet in het Zuiden: gouden kalf of witte olifant? (2000)

Naar een informatiesamenleving in Afrika: tussen discours en realiteit (1999)

De geschiedenis herhaalt zich … altijd anders (1999)

An Information Society in Africa? An analysis of the Information Society policy of the World Bank, ITU and ECA (1999)

Je kan ook thuis niet met de computer werken: Vragen over zin en onzin van de (Vlaamse) informatiemaatschappij (1998)

Je kan thuis ook niet met de computer werken (1998)