Publications

Journal Articles
Rega, I. & Vannini, S. (forthcoming). Public Access Venues and Community Empowerment in Mozambique: A Social Representation Study. To be published in Semiotica.

Rega, I. & Inversini, A. (2016). eTourism for Development (eT4D): The Missing Piece in the ICT4D Research Agenda. Information Technology and International Development, 12(3), 19-24.

Inversini, A., & Rega, I. (2016). eTourism for Socio-Economic Development. Symphonya. Emerging Issues in Management, (1).

Oliver, M., Geniets, A., Winters, N., Rega, I., & Mbae, S. (2015). What do community health workers have to say about their work, and how can this inform improved programme design? A case study with CHWs within Kenya. Global Health Action, 8. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.27168.

Vannini, S., Rega, I., Sala, S., Cantoni, L., (2015). Using Photo-elicitation to Explore Social Representations of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique. The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, vol 65, 8, 1-23.

Van Zyl, I., Inversini, A., & Rega, I. (2015). The representation of voluntourism in search engines: The case of South Africa. Development Southern Africa, (ahead-of-print), 1-17.

Vannini, S., Rega, I. & Cantoni, L. (2015). Information and Communication Flows through Community Multimedia Centres: Perspectives from Mozambican Communities. Information Technology for Development, pp. 1-14.

Baia A., Macueve G., Rega I., Cumbula S. D., Vannini S., Cantoni L. (2014) Social Representations of Multimedia Community Centers (CMC) in Mozambique. Revista de Ciências Socias e Humanas, CEA, Vol. 23 (Estudos Moçambicanos), Issue 3, pp. 95-115

Botturi, L. & Rega, I. (2014). Intergenerational digital storytelling: four racconti for of a new approach. Formazione & Insegnamento. European Journal of Research on Education and Teaching, 2. pp. 211-224.

Rega, I., Vannini, S., Fino, E. & Cantoni, L. (2013). Exploring the Meanings of Community Multimedia Centers in Mozambique: A Social Representations Perspective. Information Technology and International Development, (9)4.

Fanni, F., Rega, I., Cantoni, L. (2013). Using Self-Efficacy to measure primary school teachers’ perception of ICT: results from two studies, International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, vol. 9, no. 1, 100-111.

Rega, I., Fanni, F. (2012). Measuring Primary Schools Teachers’ Perception of ICT through Self-Efficacy: A Case Study, Journal of Universal Computer Science, vol. 18, no. 3 (2012), 410-428.

Cantoni L., Rega I. (2003). eLearning studies looking for fixed stars: a study on referenced literature in SITE 2001. in L. Cantoni & P. Schulz (eds.), Studies in Communication Sciences. Special Issue ´New Media in Education´, Lugano, 23-37.

Book Chapters
Cantoni L., Fanni F., Rega I., Tardini S. (2009). Fostering Digital Literacy of Primary Teachers in Community Schools: The BET K-12 Experience in Salvador de Bahia. In S. Marshall, W. Kinuthia & W. Taylor(eds.), Bridging the Knowledge Divide. Educational Technology for Development, Information Age Publishing, Charlotte (NC), pp. 415-433.

Editor
Vannini, S., Rega, I., Cantoni, L. (to be published in 2017) Special Thematic Session of Semiotica, the Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies on Social Representations, ICTs and Community Empowerment.

Encyclopedia Entries
Rega, I. (forthcoming). Local Public Access Places. The International Encyclopaedia of Media Literacy. Wiley.

Conference Papers (peer-reviewed)
Vannini, S., Nemer, D., & Rega, I. (2017). Integrating mobile technologies to achieve community development goals: the case of telecenters in Brazil: Full paper. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Communities and Technologies (pp. 115-124). ACM.

Rega, I, and Feigenbaum, A. (2016) .Co-designing Infographics: The case of the RiotID Eucational Material Project. Presented at the Media Education Summit 2016, 4-5 November 2016, Rome, Italy.

Rega, I., and Sarrica, M. (2016). Learning by Travelling: what tourists learn while visiting South African townships. Presented at the 13th Conférence Internationale sur les Représentations Sociales (CIRS), 14-17 September 2016, Marseille, France.

Inversini, A., De Carlo, M., & Rega, I. (2016). Digital Tourist Gaze and Mega Events. Paper presented at Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2016, Bilbao, Spain, February 3-5, 2016 and published on e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), Volume 7 Research Notes.

Gan, S.W., Inversini, A., & Rega, I. (2016). Community-Based Tourism and ICT: Insights from Malaysia. Paper presented at Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2016, Bilbao, Spain, February 3-5, 2016 and published on e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), Volume 7 Research Notes.

Inversini, A., Rega, I., Pereira, I. N., & Bartholo, R. (2015). The Rise of eTourism for Development. In Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2015 (pp. 419-431). Springer International Publishing.

Rega, I., Botturi, L. (2014). Digital Storytelling for Intergenerational and Intercultural Learning. Proceeding of the Media Education Summit 2014. Prague, Czech Republic, 20-21 November, 2014.

Vannini, S., Rega, I., Sala, S., Cantoni, L. (2013). Motivations of non-use of telecentres: a qualitative study from Mozambique. Proceedings: 2013 Pre-ICIS Workshop of the AIS SIG on ICT & Global Development (GlobDev). Milan, Italy, 14 December, 2013.

Vannini, S., Rega, I., Sala, S., Cantoni, L. (2013). Reasons of non-use: a study on Mozambican telecentres, in Steyn, J., Van der Vyver, A.G. (eds.). (2013). Public and private access to ICTs in developing regions. Proceedings of the 7th International Development Informatics Conference IDIA 2013. Bangkok, Thailand, 1-3 November, 2013. Pp- 46-63. ISBN: 978-0-620-58040-3.

Vannini, S., Pucciarelli, M., Rega, I. (2013) Formal and Informal Learning Practices in Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique, in Proceedings: 2013 Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Research in Education, Lugano Switzerland, 21-23 August, 2013.

Aguirre-Sánchez, L., Vannini, S., Rega, I., Cantoni, L. (2013), Fictional Characters, Real Data: Personas depicting Staff and Users of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique, in Proceedings: IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Ocho Ríos Jamaica, 19-22 May, 2013.

David, S., Rega, I., Vannini, S., Cantoni, L. (2013). Co-designed improvement actions in Mozambican Community Multimedia Centres, in Proceedings: IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Ocho Ríos Jamaica, 19-22 May, 2013.

Vannini, S., Aguirre, L., Rega, I., Cantoni, L. (2013), Images of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique: a participatory photo-elicitation study, in Proceedings: IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Ocho Ríos Jamaica, 19-22 May, 2013.

Vannini, S., Rega, I. (2012). Inbound and Outbound Information andCommunication Flows: Perspectives from Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique, Proceedings of CIRN 2012, Prato, Italy

Rega, I. Van Zyl, I. (2011). ICT attitudes in educational practice: a qualitative perspective. Proceedings of RED-Conference 2011, Ascona, Switzerland.

Fanni, F., Van Zyl, I., Rega, I., Cantoni, L. (2011). The value of measurement in research practice, Proceedings of CIRN 2011, Prato, Italy

Van Zyl, I., Rega, I., (2011) Critical approaches and varied impacts: Understanding the role of educational technology in disadvantaged schools, Proceedings of IDIA 2011, Lima, Perù

Rega, I., van Zyl, I. (2011). ICT attitudes in educational practice: a qualitative perspective. In Lorenzo Cantoni (eds.). Proceedings of the Red-Conference: Rethinking Education in the Knowledge Society (Ascona, Switzerland, 7-10 March 2011), Lugano (Switzerland): Università della Svizzera italiana

Rega, I. (2010). Investigating Social Representations of Telecentres: Location does matter, Proceedings of IDIA2010, Cape Town, South Africa.

Rega I., (2010). Detecting the Unexpected: Investigating Social Representations of Telecentres, Proceeding of CIRN 2010, Prato, Italy

Fanni F., Rega I., Van Zyl I., Cantoni L., Tardini S. (2010). Investigating Perception Changes in Teachers Attending ICT Curricula through Self-Efficacy. International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Development (ICTD 2010).

Rega I., Cantoni L. (2010). The MELISSA Curriculum for Teachers: Developing an Integrated Methodology to Assess Impact. Proceedings of eLearning Africa 2010, the Fifth International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training (Lusaka, Zambia, 26-28 May 2010), CD-ROM.

Fanni F., Rega I., Tardini S., Cantoni L. (2010). Using Self-Efficacy to Measure a Technology Enhanced Teacher Training Curriculum for Primary. International Conference on Elearning for all (LEAFA 2010).

Bytheway A., Chigona A., Chigona W., Sadeck O., Dumas C., Mooketsi B., Fanni F. and Rega I., (2010). Integrating ICTs into the classroom: Assisting teachers in disadvantaged primary schools, Proceedings of the eSkills Summit 2010, Cape Town

Cantoni L., Rega I., Fanni F. (2009). Looking for telecentres sustainability: the case of the Sustainable Multimedia Telecentres project in São Paulo. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (EDMEDIA 2009).

Cantoni L., Inversini A., Rega I. (2008). eTreasure: Promoting Informal Learning in the Tourism Field Through an SMS-Based Treasure Hunt. In J. Luca & E.R. Weippl (eds.), Proceedings of Ed-Media 2008 (June 30 – July 4, 2008; Vienna, Austria), Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Norfolk (Va) 2008, pp. 623-628.

Cantoni L., Tardini S., Rega I., Fanni F. (2007). Teacher and Computer Self-Efficacy in Brazilian Community Schools. in Craig Montgomerie & Jane Seale (eds), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007, AACE, Norfolk, pp. 22-28.

Rega I., Cantoni L., Tardini S., Olivatto B., Nery F., Marques O., Fanni F. (2006). What do Brazilian teachers in disadvantaged schools think of ICT?. Proceedings of The Fourth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF4), Ocho Rios, Jamaica, 30 October – 3 November 2006

Cantoni L., Fanni F., Rega I., Schettino P., Tardini S. (2006). Localization of blended courses in Salvador de Bahia: A localization case study. A path for integrating national cultural dimensions and social frameworks. F. Sudweeks, H. Hrachovec & Ch. Ess (eds), Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication 2006 – Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on CATAC, pp. 202-216.

Cantoni L., Rega I. (2006). eLearning and Teacher Training in a Disadvantaged Brazilian Area: a Project to Assess Access, Impact and Quality, in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Workshop on Technology for Education in Developing Countries. (TEDC06) (10-12 July 2006), pp. 31-35.

Rega I., Caputo P., Schettino P., Milani C., Roscetti A. (2005). The Ecology in Architecture Design Project: Pedagogical, Graphic and Technological Strategic Choices

Rega, I., Del Don, C. (2005). Using multimedia to solve daily problems of Community Multimedia Centres in Western Africa. In P. Kommers & G. Richards (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2005 (pp. 1327-1332). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rega, I., & Pagani, G. (2005). What do local community think of telecentres. Proceedings of CIRN 2005.

Caputo P., Molina M., Roscetti A., Vicari J., Milani C., Rega I., Schettino P. (2005). Ecology in Architecture Design: testing an advanced educational path.

Cantoni, L., Rega, I. (2004). Looking for fixed stars in the eLearning community: a research on referenced literature in SITE Proceeding Books from 1994 to 2001. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2004 (pp. 4697-4704). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Rega, I., Petazzi, S., Torrebruno, A. & Paolini, P. (2001). Spontaneous Interaction between Kindergarten Children and Computers. A Case Study of the Project Discetech-Bimbotech. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2001 (pp. 1536-1537). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Theses
Rega I., (2010). What do local people think about telecentres? A key issue for sustainability. PhD Thesis. Available at: http://doc.rero.ch

Rega, I. (2000). IT e sviluppo : l’esempio di un cybercentre in Giamaica. Available at: http://www.bul.unisi.ch/cerca/bul/memorie/

Others
Rega, I., Vannini, S., Raimilla, M., Fauró, L. (2013). Telecentres and Mobile: an initial overview. Associazione seed technical report, ver. 1.0. October 2013. Retrieved from http://seedlearn.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/20131015_Pilot-TCMobile.pdf

Vannini, S., Rega, I., Cantoni, L., Aguirre-Sánchez, L. (2012). Photo-elicited perceptions of Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique. (White Paper No. 3.0) Lugano: NewMinE Lab. – USI. Retrieved from http://www.newmine.org/publications-2/working-papers/white-paper-photo-elicited-perceptions-of-community-multimedia-centres-in-mozambique

Rega, I., Cantoni, L., Fanni, F. (2012). La Comunicazione Online delle Organizzazioni Non Governative della Svizzera italiana: uno studio sulle ONG della FOSIT. (White Paper No. 2.0). Lugano: NewMinE Lab. – USI. Retrieved from http://www.newmine.org/publications-2/working-papers/white-paper-la-comunicazione-online-delle-organizzazioni-non-governative-della-svizzera-italiana

Rega, I., Cantoni, L., Vannini, S., David, S., Baia, A., & Macueve, G. (2011). Community Multimedia Centres in Mozambique: a Map. (White Paper No. 1.0). Lugano: NewMinE Lab. – USI. Retrieved from http://www.newmine.org/publications-2/working-papers/whitepaper-
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