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ERIC Number: ED508855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 347
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Information Technology and Indigenous People
Dyson, Laurel, Ed.; Hendriks, Max, Ed.; Grant, Stephen, Ed.
Information Science Publishing
Information Technology and Indigenous People provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores many cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language issues and questions of cultural appropriateness, and brings together cutting-edge research from both indigenous and non-indigenous scholars. Chapters of this book include: (1) Portals and Potlach (Carol Leclair, Sandi Warren); (2) Indigenous Peoples and the Cultural Constructions of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Latin America (Juan Salazar); (3) Indigenous Knowledges and Worldview (Judy Iseke-Barnes, Deborah Danard); (4) Kaitiakitanga and Health Informatics (Robyn Kamira); (5) ICTs for Intercultural Dialog (ICT4ID) (Victor Minana); (6) ICT and the Orang Asli in Malaysia (Pauline Ooi); (7) My Life With Computers on a Remote Island (Bethalia Gaidan); (8) How Computers Came Into My Life (Margaret Mau); (9) Developing Culturally Inclusive Educational Multimedia in the South Pacific (Christopher Robbins); (10) Learning to Internet Bank (Fiona Brady); (11) Can Information Communication Technological Tools Be Used to Suit Aboriginal Learning Pedagogies (Michael Donovan); (12) Instructional Design and Technology Implications for Indigenous Knowledge (Wanjira Kinuthia); (13) Computer Technology and Native Literacy in the Amazon (Gale Gomez); (14) Toi Whatoranga (Terry Neal, Andrea Barr, Te Barrett, Kathie Irwin); (15) Multimedia Curriculum Development Based on the Oval Tradition (Ella Inglebret, Susan Banks, D. Pavel, Rhonda Friedlander, Mary Stone); (16) The Indigenous Pre-IT Program (Stephen Grant, Max Hendriks, Laurel Dyson); (17) Problem-Based Online Learning in Indigenous Tertiary Education (Rosemary Foster, Michael Meehan); (18) Student Technology Projects in a Remote First Nations Village (Tish Scott); (19) Draw-Talk-Write (Russell Gluck, John Fulcher); (20) Ara Irititja (Martin Hughes, John Dallwitz); (21) Digital Songlines (Brett Leavy); (22) The Use of Information and Communication Technology for the Preservation of Aboriginal Culture (Katina Michael, Leone Dunn); (23) Indigenous Language Usage in a Bilingual Interface (Te Keegan, Sally Cunningham, Mark Apperley); (24) Language, Identity, and Community Control (Kate Hennessy, Patrick Moore); (25) Towards an Indigenous Language Knowledge Base (Daryn McKenny, Baden Hughes, Alex Arposio); (26) Ndjebbana Talking Books (Glenn Auld); (27) A Talking Dictionary of Paakantyi (David Nathan); (28) Building the Dena'ina Language Alaska Archive (Gary Holton, Andrea Berez, Sadie Williams); (29) Ethnocomputing with Native American Design (Ron Eglash); (30) Cut from the Same Cloth (Mark Palmer); (31) Representations of Tribal Boundaries of Australian Indigenous Peoples and the Implications for Geographic Information Systems (Andrew Turk); (32) E-Community-Based Tourism for Asia's Indigenous People (Roger Harris, Doug Vogel, Lars Bestle); (33) Computerised Tests of Brain Function for Use with Indigenous People (Sheree Cairney, Paul Maruff); (34) Alliance Project (Shigenobu Sugito, Sachiko Kubota); (35) Agreements Treaties and Negotiated Settlements Database (Marcia Langton, Odette Mazel, Lisa Palmer); (36) The Diffusion of New Technologies (Anne Daly); (37) Wireless Applications in Africa (Laurel Dyson); (38) UHF-Based Community Voice Service in Ngannyatjarra Lands of Australia (Mehran Abolhasan, Paul Boustead); (39) Cape York Digital Network (Alopi Latukefu); (40) Redfern Kids Connect (Ryan Sengara); (41) Community Computing and Literacy in Pascua Yaqui Pueblo (J. Betts); (42) Reunification of the Wendat/Wyandotte Nation at a Time of Globalization (Linda Sioui); and (43) Future Directions (Laurel Dyson, Max Hendriks, Stephen Grant).
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 6; Intermediate Grades
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Alaska; Asia; Australia; Canada; Malaysia; New Zealand; South America