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How technology is shaping rural economic development — conversations, reports, and case studies
How technology is shaping rural economic development — conversations, reports, and case studies

How have rural communities experienced the process of digital economic development? What challenges did they face? What types of unexpected opportunities did they encounter? And what types of economic forces impacted their efforts? 

Rural learners reflect on free IT Support Specialist course provided by CORI and Generation USA
Rural learners reflect on free IT Support Specialist course provided by CORI and Generation USA

Derrick Esquibel and Jazzmin Little were part of the first rural cohort to participate in a 12-week intensive IT Support Specialist course offered free of charge through a partnership between the Center on Rural Innovation and Generation USA.

Google-backed online learning service Udacity is partnering with local organizations to teach people tech skills so they get promoted <span class="dewidow">at work</span>
Google-backed online learning service Udacity is partnering with local organizations to teach people tech skills so they get promoted at work

Udacity's work includes the "Future is Digital Challenge" with CORI, an initiative focused on training rural Americans interested in developing new skills to help them participate in the nation’s growing digital economy.