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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
Mezentceva, Daria – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Due to technological development and intensification of integration processes all over the world, people from different cultural backgrounds have more opportunities to maintain academic and professional cooperation. To make this cooperation more effective, it is important to take into consideration diverse ethnic values and their influence on…
Descriptors: Cultural Relevance, Media Literacy, Cooperation, Interaction
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Manfra, Meghan McGlinn; Lee, John K. – Computers in the Schools, 2012
In this study the authors investigate whether a whole-class educational blog could facilitate culturally relevant instruction and authentic intellectual work in U.S. history. Qualitative data were collected and analyzed that included student comments posted to an educational blog, classroom observations, and follow-up interviews. Based on the…
Descriptors: Assignments, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Prior Learning