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ERIC Number: EJ1102484
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
Cultural Identity Crisis in the Age of Globalization and Technology
Koc, Mustafa
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v5 n1 Article 5 p37-43 Jan 2006
The purpose of this paper is to bring together various elements that portray the complex conceptuality of cultural identity within technological society. It engages in a theoretical inquiry into the questions of how the wide ranging uses young people are now making of new information and communication technologies and global media may possess the potential to transform their cultural identity and how educational institutions should understand and respond to this evolving cultural reality. In discussing these questions, it refers to recent theories of cultural identity, especially as they relate to the increasing volume of global flows of ideas and ideologies, people, finance and cultural practices, and specific theories about the nature of technology in terms of explicating the relationship between society and technology. Finally, it concludes with implications for educational practices of technology use.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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