ERIC Number: EJ613381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Cultural Connections: A Model for Eliminating Boundaries and Crossing Borders.
Cifuentes, Lauren; Murphy, Karen L.
Quarterly Review of Distance Education, v1 n1 p17-30 Spr 2000
Explains Cultural Connections, a model for implementing constructivist, intercultural distance learning partnerships. Highlights include a theoretical framework; social constructivist pedagogy; intercultural communication; telecommunications; Web pages; and examples of a middle school partnership in Texas, a fourth-grade connection between Texas and Mexico, and a university student connection between Texas and Taiwan. (Contains 29 references.) (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Distance Education, Educational Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Programs, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Models, Telecommunications, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: Mexico; Taiwan; Texas