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ERIC Number: EJ1102021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0973-0559
TEC Center: Linking Technology, Education and Cultural Diversity
Hoter, Elaine; Shonfeld, Miri; Asmaa, N. Ganayem
Journal of Educational Technology, v9 n1 p15-22 Apr-Jun 2012
To many people, "Israel" is perceived as a "high-tech" nation, but in the same breath, as a "nation in conflict." So why not apply Israel's technological advantage to battle the multicultural conflict within? In this article, we will review the multicultural segregation in Israel, the traditional attempts to bring conflicting groups together, and finally, we will conclude with the TOCE (Trust Building in Online Collaborative Environments) model developed by the TEC center founders, and its' implementation in various academic programs and projects. Research on the programs carried out by the TEC center indicate that structured Information & Communication Technology (ICT) intervention can reduce bias, stigmas, and ethnic prejudice among project participants, and turn them into major technology proficient agents of social change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Israel