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ERIC Number: EJ546394
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Getting To Know the Internet in Rural Appalachia: Women's Ways of Knowing and Cultural Stereotypes.
Mitchell, Felicia
ALCA Lines: Journal of the Assembly on the Literature and Culture of Appalachia, v5 n1 p8-11 1997
A college English teacher describes a communications course in which Appalachian students, primarily women, learned basic Internet skills. Compares stereotypes of Appalachian people and women as ignorant or incompetent, and suggests ways that teachers can overcome stereotypical expectations and address the sources of student reluctance and fear of technology. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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