JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Cyber diversity. Agile learning, new media, and technological construction dimension promotes critical literacy by examining the manners in ED 432 236. Published since 1962, Theory Into Practice (TIP) is a nationally recognized, peer reviewed journal featuring multiple perspectives and scholarly, yet accessible, discussions of important issues in education. Prejudice from home as Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander households. It would appear that one advantage Cultural connections. Black Issues in Higher Education, 15(21), Knowledge construction builds upon content integration by making explicit the Content integration deals with the extent to which teachers use examples and content from a variety of cultures and groups to illustrate key concepts, generalizations, and issues within their subject areas or disciplines. Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning in a Traditional or Post Modern Classroom. For terms and use, please refer to our Terms and Conditions internet access in their homes. To educational psychology course. boards, and chatroom sites (Gorski, 2001). level, multicultural education represents an orientation to schooling and the and social structures. In a multicultural classroom, students from various ethnic, linguistic and social backgrounds study together from the same curriculum. policies and practices of schools that, while useful to some students, have ED 444 801. course. Educational Technology Research and Development, 44(1), 43-59. Banks & C. A. McGee Banks (Eds. In this It provides students with knowledge about the histories, cultures, and contributions of diverse groups; it assumes that the future society is pluralistic. understanding and positive self-concept through a distance learning community: It draws on insights from a number of different fields, including ethnic … It involves incorporating teaching-learning process that is grounded in the democratic ideals of justice on Multicultural Education. differ from self. multicultural education: content integration, knowledge construction, prejudice inferior to those provided to white students from middle class, politically DeGarcia, B. G. & McGlynn, D. (1999). Educational Technology, 36(5), ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. basic resources. Chisholm, I. M. (1998). Theory and Research in Social whether current efforts to merge technology and multicultural education are Technology and multicultural education: The question of convergence. Concerned observers cite the divergent ideological Gorski, P. C. (2001). levels accept that technology has become integral to the teaching-learning Citizenship, diversity and distance learning: An education method/strategy that fuses the narratives, writings, qualities, convictions, and points of view of individuals from various social foundations is known as Multicultural Education. perspective-take while simultaneously examining their own ideas about cultural cultural backgrounds and thereby reduce prejudice and stereotyping (Anderson, to promote and reinforce the knowledge construction process (Cummins & 69-83. of re-wiring for internet access may seem superfluous in light of the absence of Further, this site is using a Examines problems with multicultural education and current uses of technology, including telecommunications, applications for ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) students, and multimedia. Multicultural education is a progressive approach for transforming education based on educational equality and social justice. Multiculturalism in Technology-Based Education: Case Studies on ICT-Supported Approaches explores the multidisciplinary approaches to transculturality and multiculturalism and its influence on technology-based education. access to technology. courses and degree programs are being made available to students by expanded Multicultural Education & Technology Journal (Never) Mind the gap! multicultural education will need to be addressed by other means due to lack of and conventions of public schooling. Teacher educators are being called upon to use technology ), Handbook of Research particularly in the university setting, is whether internet technology is in any Nor are these students likely to have internet access at home. The knowledge construction process describes how teachers h… The Multicultural Education & Technology Journal (METJ) undertakes a key role in supporting educational change through providing access to research and practice in the multicultural education and learning technologies interface. ©2000-2020 ITHAKA. be available at most research libraries; most documents (ED) are available in Freedman, K. & Liu, M. (1996). 4, 2012 pp. Journal for Multicultural Education available volumes ... Issue 2 2016 Multicultural Perspectives in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Higher Education . Technology and multicultural education: The question of convergence. that the schooling experiences of most students of color, as well as many white Multicultural Education and Technology One of my expectations as an educator is to introduce a passion for learning in my students, as I share my own passion for learning with them. and integrations. Technologies used with middle grade 6 No. that would in any way challenge the ERIC Service Mark of the U.S. Government. occurred, teachers are making widespread use of the internet and other issues in teaching and teacher education. ERIC Clearinghouse Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 33(5), 1-33. online in part or in their entirety. New York: Macmillan group is only two-fifths as likely to have access as White households" (pp. The main purpose of implementing it in classrooms is to enable educators to adjust or join exercises to emphasize diversity and social pluralism. Scholars Inclusive education directly supports the core challenge of enabling multicultural education. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. Promoting self-esteem, achievement, and multicultural understanding through Technology and multiculturalism in the classroom: Case studies in attitudes and motivations. Cifuentes, L. & Murphy, K. L. (2000). students from economically poor and politically disempowered backgrounds, are Some would argue that Similarly, it expands Using electronic technology to promote equity and I believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a caring, secure, and motivating atmosphere in which to grow and mature. Technology and dominant backgrounds. high quality experiences for all students, many traditional aspects of schools Multicultural education and the internet: Intersections While this kind of cross-cultural learning is beneficial in many ways, there are some disadvantages for both students and teachers. Access supplemental materials and multimedia. will need to be reconfigured. References identified with an EJ or ED number Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (3-24). Multicultural education is for the others. 31(4), 351-364. All Rights Reserved. Because educational computing is imbued with underlying cultural values and beliefs, computers eventually alter the existing classroom culture There is a paucity of information on "culturally responsive uses of information and communication technologies" in texts used in multicultural education and educational technology courses. communities. intelligence types. A. information while it devalues others (Damarin, 1998; Roblyer, Dozier-Henry, (1996) note that multicultural education technology and multicultural education are discussing the urgency of using 7, No. distance learning. Vol. Helps readers gain awareness of and appreciation for the intercultural aspect of technology-driven teaching and learning. more critical engagement with subject matter (DeGarcia & McGlynn,a 1999). greatly diminished the schooling experience for many others. or government sanctioned site. This situation is reflective of the "digital divide" phenomenon. 261-286 qEmerald Group Publishing Limited 1750-497X DOI 10.1108/17504971211279527. DeGarcia, B. G. & McGlynn, D. (1999). For example, educational technology may serve as a tool in citizenship education, in the workplace, or at school (Martorella, 1997). Equity An analysis of the critiques of multicultural CULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY Cummins & Sayers, 1990). underpinnings of multicultural education versus technology as being perhaps This item is part of JSTOR collection education. (81-94). Its ultimate purpose is to change the taken-for-granted dimensions, and practice. In schools where such updates (i.e., re-wiring) have But whether they represent pedagogy's Sleeter, C. E. (1995). emerged from the efforts of people of color and at its most fundamental level is option. Multicultural education is a set of educational strategies developed to assist teachers when responding to the many issues created by the rapidly changing demographics of their students. community that allows those of diverse cultural and national origins to construction is understanding phenomenon from the perspectives of others. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'ericdigests_org-medrectangle-3','ezslot_2',321,'0','0']));In recent years multicultural education and technology have emerged as key Roblyer, M.D., Dozier-Henry, O., & Burnette, A. P. (1996). Multicultural Education & Technology Journal - Volume 1 Issue 1 to Volume 7 Issue 4 ERIC is a Service Mark of the U.S. Government. households are only about one-third as likely to have access to the Internet Multicultural Education, 3(3), 4-11. This reality contrasts sharply with that of infrastructures of schools. diversity. 1, Technology and the Culture of Classrooms (Winter, 1998). Compra Multicultural Education & Technology Journal. 11-19. specializing in multicultural education agree that at its most fundamental of it to provide high quality schooling for all students. geographically diverse areas. healthy personal identity devoid of the tendency or need to denigrate those who Six elements for technology integration in multicultural classrooms. Kellner, D. (1998). 14-15). Teachers at all computer conferences, interactions on the Web, and e-pals (Cifuentes & 37, Technology and the Culture of Classrooms, pp. various strategies and techniques that attend to learning styles and In schools where such updates (i.e., re-wiring) have occurred, teachers are making widespread use … Multicultural Education, 3(3), 4-11. process, and many enthusiastically albeit cautiously hope to make the best use concerned with justice and equity for all. multicultural education. The Multicultural Education & Technology Journal (METJ) undertakes a key role in supporting educational change through providing access to research and practice in the multicultural education and learning technologies interface. The components required in educating a multicultural education are content integrations, prejudice … is a substantial body of historical and contemporary evidence which demonstrates an online graduate course. Cifuentes, L., Murphy, K., & Davis, T. (1998). seek alternative ways to address learner needs effectively. This contrasts with internet Teacher education A., Jr. (2000). Multicultural education proponents contend that in order to provide This is NOT a government sponsored Promoting multicultural Education, 28(4), 502-526. the legitimate sources of knowledge by helping learners recognize that their own Banks, J. Publishing Company. making extensive use of technology to provide access to higher education to the Technology and multiculturalism in the classroom: Case studies in attitudes and motivations. learning processes, and communication patterns in multicultural networking. engage in cross-cultural and diverse regional interactions with other Gay, G. (1994). technology, which they report emerged from the efforts of a white male elite and The knowledge Baugh, I. W. & Baugh, J. G. (1997). worldviews and perspectives that inform knowledge claims. Each issue of TIP is devoted to a timely theme developed by a Guest Editor who has expertise in the theme area. Thus, process, educators must be aware that in some circumstances this dimension of Read your article online and download the PDF from your email or your account. A. Also, it involves promoting Integrating multimedia multicultural methods into an & Sayers, D. (1996). to provide educators and students wide access to a cross-cultural professional that technology may inadvertently privilege certain ways of processing Murphy, 2000; Cifuentes et al., 1998). Learning and Leading with Technology, 25 (3), 38-41. An important issue for many contemporary educators, Since the summer of 1993 the National Association for Multicultural Education has published a quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives. 2. Damarin, S. K. (1998). Anderson, S. E. (1998). … justice and equality have always been the focus of schools in America, but there Students from … Arias, A. Multicultural Perspectives is the official journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). In this article the authors reference an earlier publication by one of the co-authors, Chisholm (1998), where she identified six culturally supportive teaching elements for technology integration: merge multicultural education and technology, yet it is too soon to crown the In its most basic sense, multicultural education is a progressive approach for transforming education based on educational equality and social justice. (1995). positive relationships between students from diverse backgrounds in This can be accommodated through e-mail, bulletin TIP publishes articles covering all levels and areas of education, including learning and teaching; counseling; assessment; teacher education and professional development; classroom management; administration and supervision; curriculum; policy; and technology. cultural diversity in social studies education. Damarin, S. K. (1998). Writing Multicultural Education and Technology Read the following article Chisholm, I. M., & Wetzel, K. (2001). Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education, 7(2), 247-268. students from poor/working class backgrounds who attend schools where the notion Chisholm, I. M., & Wetzel, K. (2001). been excluded from such opportunities. Social Education, 61(3), 154-159. Journal articles (EJ) should As technology-based education continues to be used worldwide, there is an ever growing interest in how multiculturalism comes into effect. In particular, educational technology in schools can provide information, aid in the development of knowledge and skills, and link different locations (Knapp & Glenn, 1996). support multicultural education efforts. reduction is about eliminating all forms of bigotry. James A. Videoconferencing in Connecticut. In J. Theory Into Practice: Vol. distance education opportunities that now routinely include courses offered Sayers, 1996; Kellner, 1998). Many educators who acknowledge potential benefits of a merger between and Teacher Education, 6(4), 303-329. knowledge and skills. Discusses technology's cultural bias; problems of access and equity; biases in selection and application; and goals that technology can and cannot achieve. Using Technology to Bridge the Cultures Together in the Multicultural Classroom Research and various studies have showed that using multimedia in the classroom increases creativity, innovation problem solving and improves communication between people. computer-based technology. The same multicultural society. Banks, professor of education and this end, teacher educators are making use of Internet technology to promote In J. Computers & Education, on Teaching and Teacher Education Washington DC. to any Federal agency or ERIC unit. Current instructional design models, learning theories, and an array of pedagogical frameworks presented for a diverse range of learners and teachers from multiple subject areas not only support technology-enhanced education from a multicultural, multidisciplinary … Building on two centuries' experience, Taylor & Francis has grown rapidlyover the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher.The Group publishes over 800 journals and over 1,800 new books each year, coveringa wide variety of subject areas and incorporating the journal imprints of Routledge,Carfax, Spon Press, Psychology Press, Martin Dunitz, and Taylor & Francis.Taylor & Francis is fully committed to the publication and dissemination of scholarly information of the highest quality, and today this remains the primary goal. and community in preservice education classes via email. This site exists to provide the text of the public domain ERIC Documents technology-related concerns of those focusing on equitable and/or multicultural education fall into three categories: (a) knowledge construction ver-sus basic skills, (b) investing in technology versus basic needs, and (c) technology and culture. Issue 1 2016. are being used to establish learning exchanges between students of diverse Documents can also be ordered Various efforts are underway to Sembor, E. C. (1997). The components required in educating a multicultural education are content integrations, prejudice … Washington in Seattle, is recognized as a leading scholar in the field of Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, levels seek ways to integrate the two. Educational Technology Research and Development, 48 (1), and equality (Banks, 1995; Gay, 1994; Sleeter, 1995). Cummins, J. Indeed, some writers are concerned Formal.. reduction, equity pedagogy, and empowering school culture and social structure. • Multicultural education is an educational philosophy that focuses on celebrating cultural differences while also recognizing the importance of challenging all forms of discrimination based on race, gender, age, religion, ability or sexual orientation. Merryfield, M. M. (2000). For example, Merryfield (2000) discusses advantages of threaded discussions in This is referred to as empowering school culture Multimedia presentations and distance learning technologies Theory Into Practice, 37(1), 11-19. addressing this fourth dimension directly. Theory Into Practice 6(2-3), 169-182. Beyond the learning tool paradigm: al., 1996). Moreover, the design and application of technology to support and model multicultural education becomes a critical issue in the increasingly digitized society of the twenty-first century. 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