ERIC Number: EJ546648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Citizenship, Diversity and Distance Learning: Videoconferencing in Connecticut.
Sembor, Edward C.
Social Education, v61 n3 p154-59 Mar 1997
Profiles a videoconference that brought together two seventh-grade classes in Connecticut. Over several days, white, middle-class, rural students discussed topical issues with urban black students. Topics raised included diversity, politics, gun control and local issues. Includes students' responses to the program. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Cultural Pluralism, Democratic Values, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Grade 7, Interactive Television, Interactive Video, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Multicultural Education, Social Studies, Socialization, Student Participation, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut