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ERIC Number: ED541481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 382
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 1-4666-2101-X
Multiculturalism in Technology-Based Education: Case Studies on ICT-Supported Approaches
Garcia-Penalvo, Francicso Jose
IGI Global
Our differences in language, cultures, and history around the world play a vital role in the way we learn. As technology-based education continues to be used worldwide, there is an ever growing interest in how multiculturalism comes into effect. Multiculturalism in Technology-Based Education: Case Studies on ICT-Supported Approaches explores the multidisciplinary approaches to transculturality and multiculturalism and its influence on technology-based education. This comprehensive reference source is a collection of education cases which investigate transcultural education using theoretical aspects and practical applications inside a technological framework. This book aims to be a reference for university professors, students, and researchers alike. Contents include: (1) Multicultural Approach to Learning History and Geography at School in Europe (Valentina Zangrando, Antonio M. Seoane Pardo, Francisco J. Garcia-Penalvo, Alicia Garcia Holgado, and Lucia Garcia Holgado); (2) About the Use of the DMs in CLIL Classes (Anna Consonni); (3) Learning Object Model and Framework Design for the Digital Modules Production (Alicia Garcia Holgado, Francisco J. Garcia-Penalvo, Valentina Zangrando, and Antonio M. Seoane Pardo); (4) The Role of ICTs in Rural Schools of Patagonia (Flavio Caldas and Ana Garcia-Valcarcel Munoz-Repiso); (5) Intercultural Education with Indigenous Peoples and the Potential of Digital Technologies to Make it Happen (Evaristo Ovide); (6) Gender Violence Experiences of Urban Adult Indigenous Women: Case Study (M. Cruz Sanchez Gomez, Antonio V. Martin Garcia, Ana Maria Pinto Llorente, Paula Andrea Fernandez Davila, and Pamela Zapata Sepulveda); (7) Promoting Multiculturalism in Technology Based-Education: A Framework for the Improvement of Compatibility between Educators of Special Groups and their Learners and a Case Study on Educators of Roma in Greece to Prove its Efficiency (Maria Pavlis-Korres and Elena Garcia Barriocanal); (8) Closing and Opening of Cultures (Joaquin Garcia Carrasco, Evaristo Ovide, and Miriam Bormhan Puyal); (9) Understanding Culture and its Implications for E-Learning (Enric Serradell-Lopez, Christina Casado-Lumbreras, and David Castillo-Merino); (10) E-Mentoring in Global Software Development Teams: Success Factors to Develop a Common Culture (Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Alok Mishra, Christina Casado-Lumbreras, and Pedro Soto-Acosta); (11) Teamwork and Project Experiences in Multicultural Environments for Computing Students (Luis Fernandez-Sanz); (12) Online Networking: Integrating International Students into First Year University through the Strategic Use of Participatory Media (Josh McCarthy); (13) Technology-Based Values Teaching in Secondary Education (Miriam Borhan Puyal, Susana Olmos-Miguelanez, Paola Perochena Gonzalez, and Maria Jose Rodriguez-Conde); and (14) An Enquiry into the use of Technology and Student Voice in Citizenship Education in the K-12 Classroom (Venus Olla).
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Greece