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ERIC Number: EJ547083
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0360-9170
On the Road to Cultural Bias: A Critique of "The Oregon Trail" CD-ROM.
Bigelow, Bill
Language Arts, v74 n2 p84-93 Feb 1997
Presents a critical review of "The Oregon Trail" CD-ROMs. Argues that "The Oregon Trail" is sexist, racist, culturally insensitive, and contemptuous of the earth, imparting bad values and wrong history. Suggests questions teachers can ask before choosing to use these materials, and offers classroom activities to develop students' critical computer literacy. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Theme: Things Electronic and Language Arts Education.