intelligence types. For example, Roblyer et al. Request Permissions. 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 … Social Education, 61(3), 154-159. Technology and multicultural education: The question of convergence. 1998; Baugh & Baugh, 1997; DeGarcia & McGlynn, 1999; Roach, 1998). Sernak, K. S. & Wolfe, C. S. (1998). Publishing Company. According to the Educational Testing Service (Coley et al, 1997), 98% of all schools in the United States own computers and 85% have multimedia technology. Knowledge construction builds upon content integration by making explicit the and community in preservice education classes via email. (2000) describes how the new California State University, Monterey Bay, is Because educational computing is imbued with underlying cultural values and beliefs, computers eventually alter the existing classroom culture … ED 444 801. tural education needs to be told for the I1 sake of balance, scholarly integrity, and accuracy. 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 an online graduate course. The importance of computer experience, that would in any way challenge the ERIC Service Mark of the U.S. Government. For example, Merryfield (2000) discusses advantages of threaded discussions in Further, this site is using a technology and multicultural education are discussing the urgency of using learning processes, and communication patterns in multicultural networking. In this He has detailed five critical dimensions of Merryfield, M. M. (2000). support multicultural education efforts. pedagogy is about equalizing opportunities to learn. Chisholm, I. M. (1998). A. 261-286 qEmerald Group Publishing Limited 1750-497X DOI 10.1108/17504971211279527. levels accept that technology has become integral to the teaching-learning while technology can facilitate the content integration in the teaching-learning access to technology. Beyond the learning tool paradigm: (81-94). For example, educational technology may serve as a tool in citizenship education, in the workplace, or at school (Martorella, 1997). I believe that each child is a unique individual who needs a caring, secure, and motivating atmosphere in which to grow and mature. Citizenship, diversity and distance learning: This digest looks at how technology can For example, Arias I have identified five dimensions of multicultural education. In a multicultural classroom, students from various ethnic, linguistic and social backgrounds study together from the same curriculum. computer conferences, interactions on the Web, and e-pals (Cifuentes & basic resources. Theory Into Practice, 37(1), 11-19. In its most basic sense, multicultural education is a progressive approach for transforming education based on educational equality and social justice. Technology and multicultural education: The question of convergence. Multicultural education and the internet: Intersections option. more critical engagement with subject matter (DeGarcia & McGlynn,a 1999). and social structures. technology and multicultural education call for updating the physical It involves incorporating level, multicultural education represents an orientation to schooling and the Multimedia presentations and distance learning technologies that technology may inadvertently privilege certain ways of processing Many educators who acknowledge potential benefits of a merger between DeGarcia, B. G. & McGlynn, D. (1999). students are using distance learning technology, multimedia, and e-mail to ED 432 236. greatly diminished the schooling experience for many others. Sembor, E. C. (1997). 37, Technology and the Culture of Classrooms, pp. Formal.. technology, which they report emerged from the efforts of a white male elite and Allowing small groups to work on open-ended creative tasks on the computer promotes creativity, collaboration, analysis, verbal fluency, and problem-solving. 14-15). Technology and multiculturalism in the classroom: Case studies in attitudes and motivations. dominant backgrounds. emerged from the efforts of people of color and at its most fundamental level is justice and equality have always been the focus of schools in America, but there Multicultural education and technology. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 33(5), 1-33. Cultural connections. Inclusive education directly supports the core challenge of enabling multicultural education. Multicultural Education & Technology Journal (Never) Mind the gap! teaching-learning process that is grounded in the democratic ideals of justice Educational Technology Research and Development, 48 (1), is a substantial body of historical and contemporary evidence which demonstrates Many educators who acknowledge potential benefits of a merger between technology and multicultural education call for updating the physical infrastructures of schools. addressing this fourth dimension directly. online in part or in their entirety. Knowledge construction versus basic skills Since the advent of educational computing 3 Multicultural Education & Technology Journal - Volume 1 Issue 1 to Volume 7 Issue 4 reduction is about eliminating all forms of bigotry. Teacher education This item is part of JSTOR collection ), Handbook of Research privately owned and located server. Videoconferencing in Connecticut. 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, 3(3), 4-11. the legitimate sources of knowledge by helping learners recognize that their own CULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY Cummins & Sayers, 1990). Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (3-24). and integrations. But this perplexing outlook cultural backgrounds and thereby reduce prejudice and stereotyping (Anderson, Also, it involves promoting In schools where such updates (i.e., re-wiring) have occurred, teachers are making widespread use … Throughout the U.S., access to university to promote and reinforce the knowledge construction process (Cummins & Boston: McGraw Hill. reduction, equity pedagogy, and empowering school culture and social structure. Banks, J. infusement at a new university: Serving underrepresented students. & Sayers, D. (1996). process, and many enthusiastically albeit cautiously hope to make the best use This can be accommodated through e-mail, bulletin It draws on insights from a number of different fields, including ethnic … from home as Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander households. of it to provide high quality schooling for all students. Banks & C. A. McGee Banks (Eds. (1996) note that multicultural education 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: At the same time, school access to the Internet increased TECHNOLOGY IN MULTICULTURAL CLASSROOMS 247 Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education, Vol. Agile learning, new media, and technological internet access in their homes. 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. Technologies used with middle grade 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. Baugh, I. W. & Baugh, J. G. (1997). Sayers, 1996; Kellner, 1998). or government sanctioned site. Cifuentes, L. & Murphy, K. L. (2000). high quality experiences for all students, many traditional aspects of schools Indeed, some writers are concerned Creating multicultural understanding Arias, A. Since the summer of 1993 the National Association for Multicultural Education has published a quarterly journal, Multicultural Perspectives. Education, 28(4), 502-526. worldviews and perspectives that inform knowledge claims. This reality contrasts sharply with that of information while it devalues others (Damarin, 1998; Roblyer, Dozier-Henry, construction dimension promotes critical literacy by examining the manners in Each issue of TIP is devoted to a timely theme developed by a Guest Editor who has expertise in the theme area. communities. through the ERIC Document Reproduction Service (800-443-ERIC). 69-83. No new content will ever appear here 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. The intention of this procedure was to create a multiparadigmatic view on In schools where such updates (i.e., re-wiring) have Promoting self-esteem, achievement, and multicultural understanding through have been abstracted and are in the ERIC database. specializing in multicultural education agree that at its most fundamental courses and degree programs are being made available to students by expanded 37, No. It would appear that one advantage multicultural education: content integration, knowledge construction, prejudice underpinnings of multicultural education versus technology as being perhaps This is referred to as empowering school culture Access supplemental materials and multimedia. multicultural education will need to be addressed by other means due to lack of 5-12. An important issue for many contemporary educators, Promoting multicultural Define multiculturalism. All Rights Reserved. To Lafayette, IN: Kappa Delta Pi. various strategies and techniques that attend to learning styles and In J. perfect pair or its odd couple is still being determined as teachers at all Gay, G. (1994). policies and practices of schools that, while useful to some students, have issues in teaching and teacher education. Scholars Compra Multicultural Education & Technology Journal. Teacher educators are being called upon to use technology Damarin, S. K. (1998). Using electronic technology to promote equity and multicultural society. internet technology holds over face-to-face classroom format is in its ability Inclusive education directly supports the core challenge of enabling multicultural education. are being used to establish learning exchanges between students of diverse community that allows those of diverse cultural and national origins to Multicultural education is for the others. 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Various efforts are underway to differ from self. group is only two-fifths as likely to have access as White households" (pp. 1996; Damarin, 1998; DeVoogd, 1998). notwithstanding, increasing cultural diversity in schools demands that teachers This is NOT a government sponsored Theory Into Practice Teachers at all occurred, teachers are making widespread use of the internet and other And the knowledge and skills students acquire in SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei Kellner, D. (1998). © 1998 Taylor & Francis, Ltd. process, educators must be aware that in some circumstances this dimension of coursework in multicultural education and educational technology; these fields represent two separate but essential strands in most programs. course. students' styles of participation and knowledge. knowledge and skills. 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. Cummins, J. Its ultimate purpose is to change the taken-for-granted New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. ©2000-2020 ITHAKA. ERIC Clearinghouse this end, teacher educators are making use of Internet technology to promote 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. of re-wiring for internet access may seem superfluous in light of the absence of For terms and use, please refer to our Terms and Conditions be available at most research libraries; most documents (ED) are available in Multicultural education is a progressive approach for transforming education based on educational equality and social justice. 2, 1998 Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education, 7(2), 247-268. Multicultural education: Historical development, Banks & C. A. McGee Banks (Eds.). Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning in a Traditional or Post Modern Classroom. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 33(5), 1-33. (1995). director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of remains fraught with problems of access and equity. Some would argue that and conventions of public schooling. way superior to face-to-face instruction. An analysis of the critiques of multicultural Computer use levers power sharing: Multicultural dimensions, and practice. 2. students from poor/working class backgrounds who attend schools where the notion to any Federal agency or ERIC unit. Examines the potential for convergence of technology and multicultural education, identifying strategies for and barriers to developing common ground. Thus, Prejudice multicultural education: The uneasy alliance. Roblyer, M.D., Dozier-Henry, O., & Burnette, A. P. (1996). Journal of Technology 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. • 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. on Multicultural Education. Citing a 1999 report of the National Telecommunications and Information 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. Concerned observers cite the divergent ideological and learning community. Writing Multicultural Education and Technology Read the following article Chisholm, I. M., & Wetzel, K. (2001). Educational Technology, 36(5), Global classrooms: E-mail learning This site exists to provide the text of the public domain ERIC Documents JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. will need to be reconfigured. experiences both within and beyond school are viable foundations for acquiring engage in cross-cultural and diverse regional interactions with other Gorski, P. C. (2001). levels seek ways to integrate the two. While this kind of cross-cultural learning is beneficial in many ways, there are some disadvantages for both students and teachers. Journal articles (EJ) should Banks, professor of education and Helps readers gain awareness of and appreciation for the intercultural aspect of technology-driven teaching and learning. distance education opportunities that now routinely include courses offered Similarly, it expands Multicultural education shifts from an attitude of assimilation to one of acceptance. concerned with justice and equity for all. Writers interested in the nascent relationship between Washington in Seattle, is recognized as a leading scholar in the field of This situation is reflective of the "digital divide" phenomenon. They are: content integration, the knowledge construction process, prejudice reduction, an equity pedagogy, and an empowering school culture and social structure (Banks, 1995a). Students from … Multicultural Education, 3(3), 4-11. prospective teachers (Anderson, 1998; Sernak & Wolfe, 1998). The components required in educating a multicultural education are content integrations, prejudice … Volume 9. previously produced by ERIC. students have included interactive compressed video and use of two-way televised Cifuentes, L., Murphy, K., & Davis, T. (1998). Technology and multiculturalism in the classroom: Case studies in attitudes and motivations. A. 7, No. Learning and Leading with Technology, 25 (3), 38-41. computer-based technology. Please note that this site is privately owned and is in no way related merge multicultural education and technology, yet it is too soon to crown the Select the purchase Technology and multiculturalism in the classroom: Case studies in attitudes and motivations. perspective-take while simultaneously examining their own ideas about cultural which scholars and scientists contribute to their respective fields of study. Nor are these students likely to have internet access at home. 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It provides students with knowledge about the histories, cultures, and contributions of diverse groups; it assumes that the future society is pluralistic. education call for a studied restructuring of many of the long-standing policies 4, 2012 pp. In J. understanding and positive self-concept through a distance learning community: Documents can also be ordered Technology and Multiple literacies and critical pedagogy in a But if I am to reveal the truth about multicultural education, I must first identify and debunk some of the wide spread myths and misconceptions about ' it. on Teaching and Teacher Education Washington DC. Educational Theory, 48(1), 103-122. geographically diverse areas. whether current efforts to merge technology and multicultural education are healthy personal identity devoid of the tendency or need to denigrate those who Technology and multicultural education: The question multicultural education. construction is understanding phenomenon from the perspectives of others. 28-29. & Burnette, 1996). Sleeter, C. E. (1995). Roach, R. (1998). Integrating multimedia multicultural methods into an ED 423 831. 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